Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
10 Mins

Mochiko is a Japanese rice flour that can be found in Asian sections of the market.  Mochiko gives a nice chew perfect for these donuts.

How to Make It

Step 1

  In a large bowl mix together the mochiko, flour, vanilla sugar, eggs, milk, baking powder and vanilla.  Set aside.

Step 2


Step 3

Heat the oil in a large skillet or home fryer

Step 4


Step 5

Drop by the tablespoon into the hot oil.  They will expand a lot.   Also the mochiko makes the batter very pull-y and sticky so try your best to keep it formed into nice round shapes.

Step 6


Step 7

Once the dough pops up and floats, fry until golden brown, a few minutes on each side.

Step 8


Step 9

Drain them on a wire rack

Step 10


Step 11

While still hot, roll the donuts in the cinnamon sugar mixture.

Step 12


Step 13

The only thing you will have to make ahead is the vanilla sugar.  Scrape and bury a vanilla bean into two cups of sugar.  Keep in an airtight container until you are ready to use.

Step 14


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