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The perfect sweet to show your Valentine just how much you really care! These baked donuts are sweetened with stevi...

  • Wet Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened So Delicious coconut milk (or other non-dairy milk)
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon stevia (I used Nu-Stevia brand)
  • 1/2 teaspoon lavender extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon rosewater
  • Dry Ingredients:
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour (or gluten-free flour)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Powdered Stevia:
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon stevia (I used Nu-Stevia brand)
  • 1 teaspoon rosewater
4.6/5 (198 Votes)

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French Crullers are soft doughnuts with a sweet glaze

  • HONEY GLAZE:
  • 1/2-inch star pastry attachment
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons superfine sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 egg whites, slightly beaten
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoons honey
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk or water
4/5 (122 Votes)

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Nothing like have a honey glazed doughnut from Dunkin Doughnuts! Now you can have them anytime you'd like with the

  • DOUGHNUTS:
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 tablespoons lukewarm water
  • 3/4 cup warm milk
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon honey
4/5 (130 Votes)

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The secret to making these donuts is using a donut pan

  • Lemon Cake Donuts:
  • 1 3⁄4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 ⁄2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • Raspberry Glaze:
  • 1 1⁄2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 ⁄4 cup fresh raspberries, mashed and strained for juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Sprinkles
4.6/5 (41 Votes)

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With their brilliant orange color, pleasingly moist texture, and delightful pumpkin flavor, these baked (not fried)...

  • DOUGHNUTS:
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups 1 1/2 cups pumpkin purée (canned pumpkin)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice, or 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon plus heaping 1/4 teaspoon each ground nutmeg and ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cups 1 3/4 cups + 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour*
  • See tips, below, to substitute King Arthur Unbleached Self-Rising Flour.
  • COATING:
  • 3 tablespoons 3 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar
4.6/5 (39 Votes)

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Nothing better than hot, fresh donuts! Mandazi are African donuts that are spiced with a little cardamon, cinnamon,...

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • vegetable oil for frying donuts
4.5/5 (41 Votes)

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Sunny Morning Doughnuts are the best way to wake up on Sunday Funday

  • 4 1/2 to 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 4 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • oil for deep frying
  • confectioners' sugar for dusting the finished doughnuts
4.4/5 (44 Votes)

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Egg-sized balls of yeast dough that are deep-fried in oil and coated with granulated sugar, these sweet morning tre...

  • 1 (1/4-ounce) package Fleischmann’s active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 6 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar, plus 1 teaspoon, separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 quart vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1/2 cup sugar, for sprinkling
4/5 (81 Votes)

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Dense, cake-like donuts are baked then topped with cream cheese glaze or cinnamon sugar

  • CREAM CHEESE GLAZE:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs, whisked
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk or whole milk
  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) salted butter, softened (not melted)
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • CINNAMON SUGAR TOPPING:
  • Melted butter
  • Cinnamon sugar
4.5/5 (33 Votes)

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Fill your sufganiyot with your favorite flavors—preserves, chocolate, hazelnut spread—and enjoy these classic H...

  • 3 1/4 to 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 (0.25-ounce) packages active dry yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup fruit preserves, such as raspberry or blueberry or chocolate-hazelnut spread
  • cooking oil for deep-fat frying
  • sifted powdered sugar to garnish
4.4/5 (39 Votes)

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