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Klondike Doughboy Inspired Fry Bread

Klondike Doughboy Inspired Fry Bread

When we visited Skagway Alaska we stopped in to Klondike Doughboy for a delicious snack, Fry Bread. We’ve had something similar in Montana and loved it there as well. Fry bread is a lot like a fresh powdered sugar doughnut. It is light and has an open texture when you bite into it and they are best freshly made. You can top it with other things as well, such as cinnamon sugar or honey, I’m sure the options are endless.

Klondike Doughboy Inspired Fry Bread Recipe

Klondike Doughboy Inspired Fry Bread

Klondike Doughboy Inspired Fry Bread

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Skagway Alaska Klondike Doughboy inspired Fry Bread - delicious and reminiscent of a powdered sugar doughnut, best when freshly made!


  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. cold unsalted butter, in ½" cubes
  • ¾ cup lukewarm water


  1. Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Work in the cold butter, using a pastry blender, your fingers, or a mixer.
  3. Stir in the warm water to make a soft dough. Cover and let rest for 15 minutes.
  4. Divide the dough into eight pieces. Working with one piece at a time, roll into a thin 5" round, about ⅜" thick.
  5. Heat about ⅜" vegetable oil to 375°F in an electric frying pan, or in a pan over a burner. If you're using a 10" diameter pan, this is 2 cups of vegetable oil. If you're not using an electric frying pan, use a candy thermometer to take the temperature of the oil; or guesstimate it by seeing if the first piece of dough fries nicely in the time specified.
  6. Pick up one dough disk, and carefully lower it into the pan. Let it cook for 60 seconds (it'll puff up on top and become light brown on the bottom), then flip it over and cook until light brown on the other side, about 60 seconds. You don't want to cook these too dark; they'll become overly crisp.
  7. Remove from the oil and set on a paper towel-lined baking sheet. Place in a 200°F oven to keep warm while you make the remaining fried doughs.
  8. Serve warm, with maple syrup or cider syrup; confectioners' sugar, or cinnamon sugar; or the topping of your choice.


Source King Arthur Flour.

You can serve this with marinara sauce and cheese for a savory version. Yellowstone TV show featured this as a breakfast option with eggs.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 140Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 342mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 3g

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Klondike Doughboy Inspired Fry Bread
Klondike Doughboy Inspired Fry Bread

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