Pie Maker Caramilk Custard Doughnuts

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"From our weekday newspaper The West Australian. NOTE full recipe title is Pie Maker Caramilk Custard-Filled Doughnuts."

Original is 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (103.7 g)
  • Calories 262.5
  • Total Fat - 16.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 180.3 mg
  • Sodium - 106.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 21.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.7 g
  • Sugars - 13 g
  • Protein - 7.8 g
  • Calcium - 61.3 mg
  • Iron - 1.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Make Caramilk Custard Filling - place custard powder in a small saucepan and add 1 tablespoon milk and stir until smooth and then add remaining milk and stir to combine.

Step 2

Cook over medium-high heat, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture boils and thickens and then remove from heat and add chocolate and stir until melted and smooth and transfer to a heatproof bowl and cover surface with plastic wrap and set aside for 5 minutes to cool and then refrigerate for 15 minutes or until set.

Step 3

Meanwhile, place flour, cocoa and sugar in a large bowl and whisk until combined.

Step 4

Whisk milk and eggs in a jug until combined and make a well in centre of flour mixture and add egg mixture and butter and stir until just combined.

Step 5

Preheat pie maker and working quickly, spoon 1 tablespoon doughnut mixture into each hole and quickly spoon 2 teaspoons custard onto centre of each doughnut mixture and cover each with 1 tablespoon doughnut mixture and close lid and cook for 9 minutes or until doughnuts spring back when lightly touched and carefully transfer to a wire rack set over a tray.

Step 6

Brush tops of warm doughnuts with extra butter and generously sprinkle with extra sugar and repeat with remaining doughnut mixture, custard, butter and sugar to make 12 doughnuts.

Step 7

Serve (see notes).


  • You will need a 4-hole 1/4 cup capacity pie maker for this recipe
  • You can swap Caramilk with milk or dark chocolate if you prefer.
  • Serve these warm or at room temperature.

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