Doughnuts in all shapes, sizes, and flavors are the ultimate sweet satisfaction. From honey-glazed to chocolate-dipped to crispy, these recipes for delectable doughnuts complement your morning coffee and disappear quickly as snacks and desserts.
Doughnuts don't just come in bakery boxes by the dozen. If you've got a couple cans of refrigerated biscuit dough, some oil, and plenty of sweet stuff for toppings, you're already well on your way to discovering how to make doughnuts in your own kitchen.
There's nothing quite like a fresh, homemade doughnut to start off your day or end an evening! These baked doughnuts are a little less greasy than their oil-dipped counterparts but still satisfy your sweet tooth.
From New Orleans' French Quarter coffee houses, beignets (ben yayz) are square hole-less fried dough that are airy and delicate. Use a deep saucepan to fry the beignets, leaving at least 3 inches between the oil and the top of the pan. Roll in powdered sugar and serve warm for breakfast, brunch, or dessert.
Ricotta cheese adds an Italian twist to these fried dough dessert bites.
Applesauce adds even more fall flavor to these cider-flavored breakfast treats. Bonus: It replaces some of the fat while keeping these muffins moist!
Be sure to coat the doughnuts with the cinnamon and sugar mixture while they are still warm.
Frost plain donuts in orange frosting, then add a pumpkin face for a Halloween party dessert.
These fried Dutch coffee dunkers will remind you of doughnut holes. Enjoy them at breakfast or dessert.
Skip the bakery and make these homemade mini doughnuts. Cinnamon, allspice, cardamom, and mace give these glazed breakfast treats their flavor.