Awesome Doughnut Recipes

Doughnuts! Everyone loves them, but have you ever tried making your own? It's easier than you think. Whether you like your doughnuts glazed, frosted, or sprinkled with sugar, we've got a doughnut recipe for you. Plus, check out our delicious ways to incorporate doughnuts into tasty baked goods.


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    • Chocolate-Banana Doughnuts

      Got a few overripe bananas lying around? Skip the banana bread and turn them into something truly magical -- a dense, delicious banana doughnut with a rich, chocolaty glaze.

    • Best Doughnuts

      It takes more than a tasty doughnut to get labeled our best doughnut recipe. Consider these sugar-dusted beauties your gateway to delicious doughnut making. One bite and you'll be hooked.

    • Cinnamon Cider Doughnut Holes

      There's something about doughnut holes that make them seriously fun to eat. Even better, you can dip these fluffy apple-laden delights into either a chocolate-maple dipping sauce or a cider-caramel dipping sauce. We dare you to stop at just one.

    • Grilled Doughnuts

      Don't have time to make homemade doughnuts? Glazed store-bought doughnuts get a toasty and delicious makeover from a quick turn on the grill. Dunk into one of our two refreshing glazes and revel in your new favorite summer dessert.

    • DIY Baked Doughnuts

      An all-star cast of low-cal ingredients make these DIY doughnuts a hit. Plus, they're easy to make. Simple and healthy? Sweet.  

    • Decadent Chocolate Doughnuts

      Life is full of choices; whether to make a chocolate or vanilla glaze for these spectacular chocolate mini doughnuts shouldn't be one of them. We give you both amazing glaze recipes to try.

    • Baked Apple-Spice Doughnuts

      Finally, a guilt-free doughnut. Whole wheat flour, low-fat yogurt, and shredded apple keep this doughnut moist and fluffy while also helping it stay lower in fat.

    • Chocolate-Filled Doughnuts

      There's a lot to love about these decadent filled doughnuts. Make the dough the night before, and in the morning, just roll out and fry the dough to light, fluffy doughnut perfection. Fill with chocolate-hazelnut spread and enjoy an indulgent start to your day.

    • Spiced Pumpkin Doughnuts

      We combined everything you love about pumpkin pie and turned it into a doughnut that you can enjoy any time of year. Top it off with a dusting of cinnamon, sugar, and nutmeg.

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      Doughnut Delights

      Turn store-bought doughnuts into an elegant treat with a drizzle of chocolate, a touch of cinnamon, and a sprinkle of toasted coconut. Yum!

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      Applesauce Doughnuts

      Pull out all the stops and make your own homemade applesauce to use in our scrumptious doughnut and tasty icing recipes. Short on time? Substitute store-bought unsweetened applesauce.

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      Cinnamon-Coffee-Dunked Doughnut Pudding

      Like bread pudding? Crazy for doughnuts? Then you'll love this decadent brunch bake from Prize Tested Recipe-winner Mildred Smith. Swimming in coffee and a sweet caramel sauce, this dish will be the talk of any morning get-together.

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      Easy Homemade Fritters

      Italians know a thing or two about good food, which is why you can trust that these ricotta-filled fritters (the Italian version of doughnuts) are gonna be good. Coat in powdered sugar and serve with fresh fruit or jam.

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      Apple Cider Doughnuts

      Light and airy yeast doughnuts get a hearty dose of apple flavor from apple pie spice and a splash of apple cider. We dare you to resist taking a bite before the icing sets.

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      Red-White-and-Blue Doughnut Shortcakes

      Move over shortcake, there's a new summer treat in town. Grilled cake doughnuts team up with fresh berries and a dollop of whipped cream in our creative patriotic dessert.

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      Doughnut-Apple Cobbler

      Cinnamon-and-sugar-coated cake doughnuts were meant to be paired with warm baked apples. They make an irresistible topping in our fabulous twist on apple crisp.

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      Coconut-Doughnut Shakes

      Just when you thought a milk shake couldn't get any tastier, we went and added in crumbled frosted cake doughnuts and a splash of cream of coconut. You can thank us later for this decadent dessert.

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      Our Best Bread Recipes

      Whether it's banana bread or a hearty wheat loaf, freshly baked bread can complete a meal and bring the family together. These bread recipes offer a flavor for every palate, and a bread for every occasion.
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