Rick and Morty Donut Eyeholes

Rick and Morty Donut Eyeholes from Nerdy Nummies

A homemade donut recipe made to look like Eyeholes from Rick and Morty. Now you don't need a portal gun to enjoy these interdimensional treats!

Makes 18 to 24 donut holes

Things you'll need

  • 3/4 cup warm milk
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ½ vanilla bean
  • Pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • Red sanding sugar
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer
  • Rubber spatula
  • Whisk
  • Glass measuring cup
  • Pastry brush
  • Plastic wrap
  • Rolling pin
  • Circular cookie cutter
  • Towel
  • Candy thermometer
  • Spider
  • Baking sheet lined with paper towels
  • Cooling rack
  • Liquid measuring cup for pudding
  • Decorating bag fitted with a basket weave tip
  • Skewers

Let's get started!

  1. In a glass measuring cup, mix warm milk, yeast and sugar. Allow to sit for 10 minutes to activate.
  2. Pour the mixture into a large bowl, and then mix in egg yolks, vanilla bean, butter and almond extract.
  3. Slowly mix in flour, and then add salt half way through adding the flour.
  4. Once all the flour is mixed in, knead for a few minutes.
  5. Place dough into a greased bowl and allow to sit until it has doubled in size.
  6. On a floured surface, gently form dough into a disc.
  7. Use a circular cutter to cut out donut holes. Cover the donut holes with a towel and let them rest for 10 minutes.
  8. Push your finger into the center of each donut hole and gather the edges, pinching them into a flat seam (PICTURE at 3:42).
  9. Heat oil to 350ºF, keeping track of the temperature with a candy thermometer.
  10. Fry the donut holes a few minutes on each side and then move to a paper towel-lined baking sheet. Immediately toss each donut hole in red sugar.

Pistachio Pudding

  1. Sift out the pistachio nuts from instant pudding mix.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine sifted pudding mix with 1 cup of milk. Whisk together until well combined.
  3. Scoop pudding into a decorating bag fitted with a basket weave tip. Fill each donut hole with pudding (PICTURE at 5:03).
  4. TaDa! Enjoy these yummy Donut Eyeholes! But you gotta be careful Morty. If Eyehole man catches you with a box of his Eyeholes, he'll come bursting through a window and fight you, but it's worth the risk! They melt in your mouth Morty! They're delicious!
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