Super easy recipe to follow, few simple ingredients and you have a delicious dessert! If you were looking for a new way to include cottage cheese to your meals, this one is a perfect way. In total, it took me maybe 25 minutes to get cottage cheese balls cooked.

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The hardest thing was getting right the time that I should deep-fry cottage cheese balls. As I do not like icing sugar, I did not use it to dust cottage cheese balls with it. However, you have many options with what you are having them. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Super Easy Cottage Cheese Donuts:

Ingredients for Cottage Cheese Donuts

  • 400 g cottage cheese;
  • 700 ml vegetable oil for deep frying;
  • 4 tbsps. sugar;
  • ½ tsp. baking powder;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 300 g all-purpose flour;
  • a pinch of salt.

How to Make the Best Cottage Cheese Balls:

  • Take a large bowl for mixing ingredients. Take cottage cheese (you can push through a sieve first to make it fluffier). Add sugar. Combine well these two ingredients using a fork.

Step_1 How to make cottage cheese donuts

  • Add eggs into the mixture one by one. Mix thoroughly.

Step_2 How to make cottage cheese donuts

  • Combine dry ingredients; flour with baking powder. Sieve them into the mixture and mix again.

Step_3 How to make cottage cheese donuts

  • It is better to knead dough by hand. It should come enough soft and unsticky at the same time.

Step_4 How to make cottage cheese donuts

  • Make small donut balls from the dough. It turned out to be handier to roll all the balls before deep-frying.

Step_5 How to make cottage cheese donuts

  • For this step, it is better you use deep fryer or chip pan but I have neither of them. So, I took a deep pan and filled it with oil. You should have enough oil to cover donut balls. Preheat oil to cooking temperature (something around 177 °C / 350 °F). I got oil hot on high heat and then changed it to medium – small. It is also easier to cook in small patches. Insert donut balls into oil and let them fry until crust becomes golden-brown.

Step_6 How to make cottage cheese donuts

  • It can take you up to 4 minutes for a bunch. Remove them from the pan and place on the paper towel to get rid of excess oil. You can cover cottage cheese donuts with icing sugar, cinnamon; better served with condensed milk or your favorite type of jam.

Delicious Cottage Cheese Balls Recipe

Yeah, I know, to call these cottage cheese balls doughnuts is a bit of a stretch! Still I hope you will appreciate the recipe! Feel free to leave your entire questions in the comment section below and I will get back to you as quick as possible. These will the best ever cottage cheese balls that you have tried!

Cottage Cheese Doughnuts Recipe

Super easy recipe to follow, few simple ingredients and you have a delicious dessert!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: International
Keyword: cottage cheese dessert, cottage cheese doughnuts
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 325kcal

Ingredients

  • 400 g cottage cheese
  • 700 ml vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 4 tbsp. sugar
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 300 g all-purpose flour
  • a pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Take a large bowl for mixing ingredients. Take cottage cheese (you can push through a sieve first to make it fluffier). Add sugar. Combine well these two ingredients using a fork.
  • Add eggs into the mixture one by one. Mix thoroughly.
  • Combine dry ingredients; flour with baking powder. Sieve them into the mixture and mix again.
  • It is better to knead dough by hand. It should come enough soft and unsticky at the same time.
  • Make small donut balls from the dough. It turned out to be handier to roll all the balls before deep-frying.
  • For this step, it is better you use deep fryer or chip pan but I have neither of them. So, I took a deep pan and filled it with oil. You should have enough oil to cover donut balls. Preheat oil to cooking temperature (something around 177 °C / 350 °F). I got oil hot on high heat and then changed it to medium - small. It is also easier to cook in small patches. Insert donut balls into oil and let them fry until crust becomes golden-brown.
  • It can take you up to 4 minutes for a bunch. Remove them from the pan and place on the paper towel to get rid of excess oil. You can cover cottage cheese donuts with icing sugar, cinnamon; better served with condensed milk or your favorite type of jam.

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