Served warm, these cake donuts are delightfully festive, softly scented with reduced apple cider and dusted with sparkling cinnamon sugar. And if you feel like a whole doughnut will put you over the edge, there's always a doughnut hole waiting.
You can never have enough glazed doughnuts. Here's five different glazes to try, including Cardamom-Orange and Brown Butter.
Glazed Buttermilk Cake Doughnuts
These doughnuts look and taste so cake-like that it's hard to believe they are fried. But when you flip the dough halfway through cooking, its glorious brown belly confirms that you are in fact making a perfect cake doughnut in your own kitchen.
Spiced Buttermilk Doughnut Holes
This is a recipe for diminutive doughnut holes (translation? you can eat a lot more of them). Buttermilk adds a dairy richness and unique tang. And the combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger? Just imagine the classic old-fashioned doughnut with a hint of spice.
Spiced Doughnuts with Cardamom, Coffee, and Orange
This two-part dough recipe yields doughnuts with an exceptional texture, light and incredibly fluffy. The combination of the coffee, cardamom, and orange is subtle but works together beautifully. They're warm and rich with little bursts of exotic flavors.
Vegan Apple Doughnuts
These doughnuts pair apple juice with spices and brown sugar to create a tender and sugar-coated allergen-free treat.
Go on and transport yourself to New Orleans with these beignets. They're crisp and almost caramelized on the outside but light within—slightly messy and super satisfying.
Raised Doughnuts, Twists, and Holes
Here ya go—a recipe that will meet all your traditional-raised-doughnut-baking needs. Police officer jokes not included.