The 10 Amazing and Easy Donuts Recipe


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Glaze Chocolate Donuts

 

To kick things off, we have these deliciously glazed chocolate donuts for those who have a strong sweet tooth that needs to be satisfied. Serve these donuts with freshly brewed coffee for the tastiest results.
Makes: 10 servings
Total Prep Time: 20 minutes
Ingredients for the donuts:
1 cup of all-purpose flour
½ cup of sugar
¼ cup of powdered cocoa
¼ cup of miniature chocolate chips, optional
½ tsp. of baking soda
¼ tsp. of salt
½ tsp. of pure vanilla
1 egg, large
6 Tbsp. of sour cream
¼ cup of whole milk
¼ cup of vegetable oil
Ingredients for the glaze:
1 ½ cups of powdered sugar
¼ cup of whole milk
1 tsp. of pure vanilla
Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease a large donut pan with cooking spray
2. In a medium bowl, add in the all-purpose flour, white sugar, powdered cocoa, miniature chocolate chips, and baking soda. Stir well to mix.
3. In a separate small bowl, add in the pure vanilla, large egg, sour cream, whole milk, and vegetable oil. Stir well until evenly blended.
4. Add the vanilla mixture into the flour mixture. Stir well until mixed.
5. Pour the batter into the prepared donut pan.
6. Place into the oven to bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until cooked through. Remove and remove the donuts from the pan. Set onto a wire rack to cool completely.
7. In a medium bowl, add in the powdered sugar, whole milk, and pure vanilla. Stir well until smooth inconsistency.
8. Dunk the donuts completely into the glaze and place onto a wire rack for 5 minutes or until the glaze is set.

 

Double Chocolate Donuts

 

These donuts are every chocolate lovers dream. Chocolate donuts topped off with chocolate frosting, these are the types of donuts that people of all ages are going to love.
Makes: 8 servings
Total Prep Time: 25 minutes
Ingredients for the donuts:
¾ cup of all-purpose flour
1/3 cup of powdered cocoa
½ tsp. of baking soda
¼ tsp. of salt
2 ½ Tbsp. of butter, melted
1 egg, beaten
¼ cup of light brown sugar
3 Tbsp. of white sugar
1 ½ tsp. of pure vanilla
2/3 cup of buttermilk
Ingredients for the glaze:
¾ cup of powdered sugar
3 Tbsp. of powdered cocoa
3 to 4 Tbsp. of heavy whipping cream
2 tsp. of corn syrup Rainbow sprinkles, for topping and optional
Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a large donut pan with cooking spray.
2. In a medium bowl, add in the all-purpose flour, powdered cocoa, dash of salt and baking soda. Stir well to mix.
3. In a separate medium bowl, add in the melted butter, beaten egg, white sugar, pure vanilla, and buttermilk. Stir well to mix and pour into the flour mixture. Stir well until just mixed.
4. Pour the batter into the greased donut pan. Place into the oven to bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until baked through. Remove and transfer the donuts onto a wire rack to cool completely.
5. In a small bowl, add in the remaining ¾ cup of powdered sugar, powdered cocoa, heavy whipping cream, and corn syrup. Whisk until smooth inconsistency.
6. Dip the tops of the donuts in the glaze. Sprinkle the rainbow sprinkles over the top.
7. Place back onto a wire rack to set for 5 minutes before serving.

 

Birthday Cake Donuts

 

Just as the name implies, this is a donut dish you can make just in time for your friends or family member’s birthday. It tastes exactly like a birthday cake, making it one of the best and most delicious donuts you will ever taste.
Makes: 8 servings
Total Prep Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients for the donuts:
1 tsp. of baking powder
¼ tsp. of baking soda
1 cup of all-purpose flour
¼ tsp. of salt
¼ tsp. of ground nutmeg
¼ cup of white sugar
1 Tbsp. of light brown sugar
¼ cup of whole milk
¼ cup of Greek yogurt
1 egg, large
2 Tbsp. of unsalted butter, melted
1 ½ tsp. of pure vanilla
½ cup of rainbow sprinkles
Ingredients for the glaze:
¼ cup of whole milk
2 cups of confectioner’s sugar
1 tsp. of pure vanilla Rainbow sprinkles, for topping and optional
Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a large donut pan with cooking spray.
2. In a medium bowl, add in the all-purpose flour, a dash of salt, ground nutmeg, white sugar, light brown sugar, baking powder, and soda. Stir well to mix and set the mixture aside.
3. In a separate large bowl, add in the whole milk, Greek yogurt, and large egg. Stir well until smooth inconsistency. Add in the melted butter and pure vanilla. Stir again until evenly mixed.
4. Pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture. Stir until just mixed.
5. Pour the batter into the prepared donut pan.
7. Place into the oven to bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until the donuts are golden. Remove and set the donuts onto a wire rack to cool completely.
8. In a medium saucepan set over low heat, add in the remaining ¼ cup of milk, powdered sugar, and pure vanilla. Whisk until smooth inconsistency. Remove from heat.
9. Dip the tops of the donuts into the glaze and transfer back to the wire rack.
10. Sprinkle the rainbow sprinkles over the top and allow to sit for 5 minutes before serving.

 

Apple Cider Vinegar Donuts

 

These are the perfect donuts to make if you are looking for something on the healthier side. These donuts are paleo-friendly, gluten-free and low in calories, making it perfect for everybody, regardless of the kind of diet they are on.
Makes: 8 servings
Total Prep Time: 25 minutes
Ingredients for the donuts:
4 eggs, beaten
4 Tbsp. of coconut oil, melted
3 Tbsp. of honey
2/3 cup of apple cider vinegar
1 cup of coconut flour
1 tsp. of ground cinnamon
1 tsp. of baking soda Dash of salt Pumpkin coffee syrup, for drizzling
Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a large donut pan with cooking spray.
2. In a small bowl, add in the beaten eggs, a dash of salt, honey, vinegar and melted coconut oil. Stir well until evenly mixed.
3. In a separate medium bowl, add in the ground cinnamon, coconut flour, and baking soda. Stir well until mixed. Add in the egg mixture and stir well until the mixture is just mixed.
4. Pour the batter into the greased donut pan. Place into the oven to bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and transfer onto a wire rack to cool completely.
5. Drizzle the pumpkin coffee syrup over the top of each donut. Serve immediately.

 

Old Fashioned Cake Donuts

 

These delicious sour cream cake donuts are absolutely to die for. Soft on the inside and crispy on the outside, I know you will want to make these donuts as often as possible.
Makes: 12 servings
Total Prep Time: 2 hours
Ingredients for the donuts:
1 ¼ cups of white sugar
2 ½ Tbsp. of butter, soft
5 egg yolks
1 ½ cups of sour cream
4 ¾ cup of all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp.
+ ¾ tsp. of baking powder
1 Tbsp. of salt Canola oil, for frying
Ingredients for the glaze:
½ cup of whole milk
1 tsp. of salt
3 ¼ cups of powdered sugar
Directions:
1. In a large bowl, add in the all-purpose flour and baking powder. Add in the salt and stir well until mixed. Set the mixture aside.
2. Line a large bowl with a sheet of plastic wrap and grease with cooking spray. Set the bowl aside.
3. In a large bowl of a stand mixer, add in the white sugar, soft butter, and large egg yolks. Beat on the highest setting until creamy inconsistency. Add in the sour cream and beat again until evenly mixed.
4. Add in the flour mixture and continue to beat until evenly incorporated.
5. Transfer the dough into the plastic-lined bowl. Spray the dough with cooking spray and set into the fridge to chill for 1 hour.
6. Line a large baking sheet with a sheet of parchment paper. Grease with cooking spray. Dust a flat surface with some flour.
7. Place the dough onto the floured surface and dust the top of the dough with flour. Roll out the dough until ½ inch in thickness. Cut out each donut using a donut cutter and place onto the baking sheet. Cover and set into the fridge to chill for 30 minutes.
8. In a medium bowl, add in the whole milk, dash, and powdered sugar. Whisk until smooth inconsistency.
9. Pour 3 to 4 inches of canola oil into a large pot set over medium heat. Once the oil is shimmering, add in the donuts. Fry for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and place onto a large plate lined with paper towels.
10. Once cooled, dunk the donuts in the glaze completely. Set onto a wire rack to set for 5 minutes before serving.

 

Baked Cinnamon Donuts

 

There is no other donut recipe that is quite as delicious as this one. These baked cinnamon donuts are topped off with a vanilla glaze, they are hard to resist.
Makes: 12 servings
Total Prep Time: 25 minutes
Ingredients for the donuts:
1 cup of all-purpose flour
½ cup of white sugar
1 ½ tsp. of baking powder
¼ tsp. of salt
¼ tsp. of ground cinnamon
½ cup of whole milk
½ tsp. of white vinegar
½ tsp. of pure vanilla
1 egg, beaten
4 Tbsp. of butter, soft
Ingredients for the glaze:
2 Tbsp. of whole milk
½ tsp. of pure vanilla
1 cup of powdered sugar
Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. In a large bowl, add in the all-purpose flour, white sugar, a dash of salt, ground cinnamon and baking powder. Stir well to mix.
3. In a small saucepan set over medium heat, add in the whole milk, vinegar, pure vanilla, beaten egg, and soft butter. Stir well to mix. Add this mixture into the flour mixture. Stir well until just mixed.
4. Pour the batter into the donut pan. Place into the oven to bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove and place the donuts onto a wire rack to cool completely.
5. In a small saucepan set over medium heat, add in all of the ingredients for the glaze. Whisk until smooth inconsistency. Remove from heat.
6. Dip the tops of the donuts in the glaze. Set back on the wire rack to set for 5 minutes before serving.

 

Baked Cinnamon and Sugar Donuts

 

This is the perfect donut dish to make to celebrate National Donut Day. In fact, these donuts are so tasted, you will want to make them any day of the week.
Makes: 6 servings
Total Prep Time: 25 minutes
Ingredients for the donuts:
¾ cup of all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp. of cornstarch
1/3 cup of white sugar
1 tsp. of baker’s style baking powder
½ tsp. of salt
½ tsp. of ground cinnamon
¼ tsp. of ground nutmeg
1/3 cup of buttermilk
1 egg, large
1 Tbsp. of butter, melted
1 tsp. of pure vanilla
Ingredients for the topping:
3 Tbsp. of butter, melted
½ cup of sugar + 1 tsp. of ground cinnamon, mixed together
Directions:
1. In a large bowl, add in the all-purpose flour, cornstarch, white sugar, ground nutmeg, ground cinnamon, a dash of salt and baking powder. Stir well to mix.
2. In a small bowl, add in the buttermilk, large egg, butter, and pure vanilla. Stir well to mix and pour into the flour mixture. Stir until just mixed.
3. Pour the batter into a large greased donut pan.
4. Place into the oven to bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 375 degrees or until baked through.
5. Remove and set onto a wire rack to cool completely.
6. Once cooled, brush the donuts with the three tablespoons of melted butter. Then transfer into a bowl with the sugar and cinnamon mixture. Toss to coat and serve immediately.

Funfetti Donuts

 

Make these special for those especially picky eaters in your home. Delicious glazed donuts topped off with rainbow sprinkles, these donuts are sure to brighten up anybody’s day.
Makes: 8 servings
Total Prep Time: 40 minutes
Ingredients for the donuts:
1 cup of all-purpose flour
1 tsp. of baking powder
¼ tsp. of baking soda
¼ tsp. of ground nutmeg
1/3 cup of white sugar
¼ cup of whole milk
¼ cup of Greek yogurt
1 egg, beaten
2 Tbsp. of unsalted butter, melted
1 ½ tsp. of pure vanilla
½ cup of rainbow sprinkles
Ingredients for the glaze:
¼ cup of whole milk
2 cups of confectioner’s sugar
1 tsp. of pure vanilla Extra sprinkles, for topping and optional
Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a large donut pan with cooking spray.
2. In a large bowl, add in the all-purpose flour, ground nutmeg, white sugar, baking powder, and soda. Stir well until evenly mixed.
3. In a separate medium bowl, add in the whole milk, yogurt, and beaten egg. Whisk until smooth inconsistency. Add in the melted butter and pure vanilla. Whisk again until mixed. Add this mixture into the flour mixture and stir until just mixed.
4. Pour the batter into the greased donut pan. Place into the oven to bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and place the donuts onto a wire rack to cool completely.
5. In a medium saucepan set over low heat, add in all of the ingredients for the glaze. Whisk until smooth inconsistency. Remove immediately from heat.
6. Dip the tops of the donuts into the glaze and set back onto the wire rack to set.
7. Sprinkle the rainbow sprinkles over the top and serve.

 

Coffee Cake Donuts

 

This is a delicious donut recipe you can prepare whenever you want to impress your friends and family with your baking skills.
Makes: 6 servings
Total Prep Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients for the topping:
¼ cup of unsalted butter, melted
¼ cup of light brown sugar
1 cup of all-purpose flour
½ tsp. of ground cinnamon
Ingredients for the donuts:
1 cup of all-purpose flour
1 tsp. of baking powder
½ tsp. of salt
¼ cup of white sugar
1 egg, large
1 Tbsp. of unsalted butter
½ cup of whole milk
1 tsp. of pure vanilla
Ingredients for the glaze:
½ cup of confectioner’s sugar
½ Tbsp. of whole milk
Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Grease a large donut pan with cooking spray and set aside.
2. In a large bowl, add in the melted butter. Add in the brown sugar, 1 cup of all-purpose flour and ground cinnamon. Stir well until crumbly. Set the mixture aside.
3. In a separate medium bowl, add in the all-purpose flour, baking powder, and dash of salt. Stir well to mix and set the mixture aside.
4. In a large bowl of a stand mixer, add in the white sugar, large egg, and melted butter. Add in the whole milk and pure vanilla. Beat on the medium setting until evenly mixed. Add in the flour mixture and continue to beat until evenly incorporated.
5. Pour the batter into the greased donut pan.
6. Place into the oven to bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until the donuts are golden brown. Remove and transfer the donuts onto a large wire rack to cool completely.
7. In a medium bowl, add in the whole milk and powdered sugar. Whisk until smooth inconsistency.
8. Drizzle the glaze over the donuts and top off with the crumb topping. Serve.

 

Baked Oatmeal Donuts

 

These donuts are perfect to make for those who suffer from sensitive tummies. Made with a sweet maple glaze, these donuts are one you won’t be able to get enough of.
Makes: 12 servings
Total Prep Time: 20 minutes
Ingredients for the donuts:
1 ¼ cups of whole wheat flour
¾ cup of oat flour
¾ cup of light brown sugar
2 tsp. of baking powder
1 tsp. of salt
½ tsp. of nutmeg, grated
¼ tsp. of ground cinnamon
¾ cup of whole milk
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. of pure vanilla
Ingredients for the glaze:
1 cup of powdered sugar
2 Tbsp. of maple syrup
1 tsp. of pure vanilla Dash of salt
Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Grease a large donut pan with cooking spray.
2. In a large bowl, add in the whole wheat flour, oat flour, grated nutmeg, ground cinnamon, a teaspoon of salt, light brown sugar and baking powder. Stir well until evenly mixed.
3. In a separate medium bowl, add in the whole milk, beaten eggs, and pure vanilla. Whisk until blended and pour into the flour mixture. Stir until just mixed.
4. Pour the donut batter into the greased donut pan. Place into the oven to bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until the donuts are golden. Remove and place the donuts onto a wire rack to cool completely.
5. In a medium bowl, add in all of the ingredients for the glaze. Whisk until smooth inconsistency.
6. Dip the tops of the donuts in the glaze. Set back onto the wire rack to set for 10 minutes before serving.

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