Sigh mine didn’t come out round but it was close, nearly there. Wasn’t my best attempt but I will always try it again! However, it was yummy. You can add jam, cream and all things yummy but in the spirit of April Fools’ Day, I added ketchup hehe. However, it kinda failed because the ketchup didn’t show much and people actually LIKED them 😦 (which is really good and makes me happy but I WANTED TO TRICK PEOPLE) Oh well, note to self: add more gross stuff for April Fools’. But here’s the yummy recipe!

1 cup milk
1 large egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 Tablespoons sugar
4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted
oil for frying

1. Add the at least 2 inches of oil in the pot and heat the oil! (Not too hot or your donuts will burn!)

2. In a small bowl, whisk together the milk and egg.

3. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Stir the milk-egg mixture into the dry ingredients, then stir in the melted butter, mixing until a soft dough forms.

4. Use a small ice cream scoop to drop about 1 tablespoon scoops of dough into the oil, careful not to overcrowd the pan. Fry the doughnut holes, flipping them in the oil, for about 2 minutes or until they’re golden brown. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the doughnut holes to the paper towel-lined baking sheet.

5. Allow the doughnut holes to cool slightly. Place a cooling rack atop a baking sheet, then one by one, dip the doughnut holes into the glaze and transfer them to the rack to allow the excess glaze to drip off. Serve immediately.

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Enjoy! I glazed it with normal milk + icing sugar glaze as seen in my Milk Tea Donuts and Baumkuchen!

– Yun





This is bad, stress is kickin’ in and that means – stress baking. And this is the product of stress-baking. I have been craving milk tea bubble tea but y’know pearls aren’t very healthy and I have had like 3 bubble teas this week? So, I had to find an alternative.


So here it is goes:

Milk tea donuts:

3/4 cup milk
3 tea bags
2 cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp unsalted butter, melted

1. Preheat oven to 160 degC. Grease doughnut pan and set aside.

2. In a small saucepan over low heat, combine milk and tea bags. Stir occasionally for 20 minutes. Weird brown suds will form but it’s ok! Keep stirring and once done, strain tea bags and squeeze all of the milk out. Discard the used tea bags.


3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

4. Add eggs, vanilla, melted butter, and milk mixture. Stir until just combined.


5. Mix the wet ingredients together with the dry ingredients. Mix them thoroughly until well-combined.

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5. Fill doughnut cavities 2/3 of the way full.


6.Back for 8-10 minutes or until tops of the doughnuts spring back when lightly pressed. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely before glazing.


Milk tea glaze:

Half a cup of black tea

some icing sugar

1. Brew a fresh cup of black tea, as much as you deem fit!

2. Pour a suitable amount of icing sugar, and add the black tea in one teaspoon at a time until the right consistency is reached!

3. Add more tea for a more liquid consistency, and more icing sugar for a thicker consistency.

Ok, it’s kinda tough and dense but it was delicious! Enjoy!


– Yun