Serious Eats: Recipes
Nancy Silverton's Buttermilk Cake Doughnuts
And here's the first of that handful of recipes I just told you about. It's for an old-fashioned buttermilk cake doughnut. Cake doughnuts are different from yeast-raised doughnuts in that they get their lift from baking soda and baking powder. Here, Nancy has used a bit of yeast for just a little extra rise. But don't worry, these still have the soft, moist interior you associate with the best cake doughnuts.
Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Cake Doughnuts