Tropical Donut Fries

Ingredients:

  • 1 sleeve Pillsbury Grands Homestyle Biscuits (48oz)
  • 1 bottle vegetable oil (48oz)
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted to remove any lumps 8 tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 small apricots
  • 1 dragonfruit (red center)

Directions:

  • For the Glaze: place the sugar in a medium bowl and slowly stir in the milk and vanilla, a little at a time, to make a smooth, pourable glaze.
  • Cut up apricot and blend until smooth in blender. Repeat same process for dragonfruit.
  • Separate glaze into two bowls. Add 6-10 tablespoons of apricot juice to one of the bowls and 6-10 tablespoons of dragonfruit juice in the other. Mix thoroughly and add more to taste.
  • For the Donuts: in a medium sized pot, empty a full container of vegetable oil. Attach a candy thermometer to the size of the pot. Heat oil over medium heat until it reach 360-375° F. Turn your heat down slightly to prevent the oil from getting too hot. Use extreme caution, oil will be very hot.
  • Remove biscuits from container and cut into fourths lengthwise. With your hands, roll each cutting into a long string, about the thickness of a pencil. Cut in half if necessary.
  • Once oil is heated, slowly drop biscuits into oil. Bake for about 20-30 second a side until golden brown. Remove with a pair of tongs and set on a paper towel lined plate to drain the excess oil. When finished deep frying, leave your candy thermometer in the oil until it is completely cooled.
  • Place all donut fries on a plate. Top with both dragonfruit and apricot glazes. Add fruit if desired.
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