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Crispy and Creamy Doughnuts

Rating: 4.5 stars 1344
Glazed doughnuts that taste just the ones from your favorite donut shop.


Rating: 4.5 stars 840
Sweet, fragrant Mexican-style churros are easy to make at home!

Easy Homemade Doughnuts

Rating: 4 stars 367
Soft, cakey donuts made with basic pantry staples that are quick to make.

Glazed Yeast Doughnuts

Rating: 4 stars 121
These yeast doughnuts covered with glazed icing are even better than the store-bought ones! This yeast donut recipe is easy and fun to make.

10 Baked Doughnut Recipes You Can Make Without a Deep Fryer

Turn to one of these easy recipes next time you're in the mood for a ring of sugary goodness without all the fuss.
By Corey Williams

Jelly Doughnuts

Rating: 4.5 stars 37
You can use any flavor of jelly or jam to make this recipe. Serve plain, sugared, or frosted.

Grandma's Doughnuts

Rating: 4.5 stars 362
My grandmother passed this delicious recipe for making doughnuts along to me, and I thought I would share it.
By Tiffany H.

Easy Drop Beignets

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
This easy recipe for beignets does not require yeast or rolling and cutting; spoonfuls of dough are simply dropped into hot oil for frying.

Funnel Cakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 235
You don't need to wait for the county fair to enjoy delicious old-fashioned funnel cakes. You just need a funnel with a 1/2-inch opening that can hold a cup of batter.

Fluffy Cake Doughnuts

Rating: 4 stars 314
This recipe is very quick and easy to make. I have a donut pan, which is like a muffin pan, but has donut shaped holes rather than muffin shaped holes. These donuts are baked not fried, so they don't have so many calories. I mix up either a powdered sugar glaze or a chocolate icing to top these with. They can also be rolled in cinnamon and white sugar, but it doesn't stick very well. My husband likes them just plain. For a chocolate glaze, simply stir 1/2 cup melted chocolate chips into the glaze mixture.

Mom's Apple Fritters

Rating: 4.5 stars 491
Easy apple fritters loaded with fresh apples served warm in cinnamon sugar.

Funnel Cakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 237
Crisp, fried funnel cakes dusted with powdered sugar like at county fairs.

Inspiration and Ideas

Cake Doughnuts
Rating: Unrated 223
"I am a HUGE doughnut fan, but only like cake doughnuts like these. Great texture and flavor; very easy! We frosted them and dipped them in sprinkles." – Joni
Baked Mini Doughnuts
Rating: Unrated 89
"I love this recipe! I've make it a ton of times." – alon-bakes
Plain Cake Doughnuts
Rating: 4.5 stars 475

An easy-to-make, simple cake donut lightly spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg.