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Crispy and Creamy Doughnuts

Rating: 4.5 stars 1343
Glazed doughnuts that taste just the ones from your favorite donut shop.
By Allrecipes Member


Rating: 4.5 stars 831
Sweet, fragrant Mexican-style churros are easy to make at home!

Super Easy Doughnuts

Rating: 4 stars 366
Soft, cakey donuts made with basic pantry staples that are quick to make.

Glazed Yeast Doughnuts

Rating: 4 stars 119
Yeast doughnuts covered with glazed icing... even better than the store bought ones! Easy and fun to make.
By Allrecipes Member

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.
By Allrecipes Member

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 490
My mom made these for us after school in the fall with the apples we'd pick and buy from a fruit farm. Warm, crisp, and sweet, a perfect fall treat.

Funnel Cakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 233
Crisp, fried funnel cakes dusted with powdered sugar like at county fairs.

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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
Rating: 4.5 stars 318

Make New Orleans' famous fritters at home! For breakfast and beyond.