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5 Delicious Donut Recipes for National Donut Day

Vanilla Bean Mini Donuts

National Donut Day is June 5th and it is a good excuse to eat a donut or two – even though I rarely need an excuse to indulge in a donut! Many donut shops, both local stores and large chains (including Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme) celebrate with discounted or even free donuts, but homemade donuts are also a wonderful way to celebrate. These are ... Read More »

Pumpkin Donut Muffins

Pumpkin Donut Muffins

Donut Muffins are tender muffins that are rolled in butter and sugar after baking to create a slight “crust” on the exterior that is similar to that of a deep fried sugar donut. It’s a technique that really works and gives the muffins a delicious, sweet exterior. I get requests for them all the time when hosting or attending brunches, but I don’t always want ... Read More »

150 Best Donut Recipes: Fried or Baked

150 Best Donut Recipes: Fried or Baked

There is no doubt as to what this cookbook, 150 Best Donut Recipes, is about. It is packed with recipes for both baked and fried donuts that will make any donut lover happy. The cookbook’s very direct title definitely catches your eye, and while it might not be the most imaginative title on the shelf, it definitely delivers any kind of donut recipe that you ... Read More »

Wilton Donut Hole Pan

Donut Hole Pan

You’ve seen donut pans in different shapes and sizes, and even if you don’t have one of these nifty pans in your kitchen yet, you have definitely seen them used on different food blogs to make baked donuts. The nonstick pans have ring-shaped cavities that let you bake something donut shaped without having to deep fry anything. Now, Wilton has come up with a Donut ... Read More »

Mini Lemon Donut Muffins with Lemon Curd

Mini Lemon Donut Muffins

My Sugar Donut Muffins are always a favorite when I bake a batch. They’re tasty plain, but they’re also a good base for donut-like variations. For instance, you could fill them with preserves to make jelly donut muffins or with lemon curd to make these Mini Lemon Donut Muffins with Lemon Curd. These mini muffins have a buttermilk and lemon cake base and are baked ... Read More »

Top Pot Hand-Forged Doughnuts: Secrets and Recipes for the Home Baker

Top Pot Hand-Forged Doughnuts: Secrets and Recipes for the Home Baker

Top Pot Donuts are some of the most well known donuts in the country. The company is based in Seattle, where the donuts have quite the following of fans, and they have been seen in the pastry cases at Starbucks stores, too. Top Pot Hand-Forged Doughnuts: Secrets and Recipes for the Home Baker begins with a brief history of this popular donut company, where the ... Read More »

Baked Vanilla Crullers

Baked Cruller, innards

When I’m working with a shaped pan, like the Wilton Doughnut Twist Pan, I will often start out working with the recipe that comes on the packaging. These recipes are usually tasty and are always formulated to fit the pan, so there is no guesswork involved in trying out the recipe. The recipes are also a good jumping off point for making changes to a ... Read More »

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