Delicious Doughnuts, 38 Ways

Skip the trip to the doughnut shop and make your own! With these fun and easy recipes, the sweet possibilities are nearly endless.

Chinese Buffet Doughnuts

"It's hard to believe that something as simple as this could taste so good."


Trixy Treat

“Bringing back two of my favorite desserts — a doughnut and a Trix Krispy. A cake doughnut on the outside and a Trix Krispy center.”

-Rachel A.

Gluten-Free Doughnuts

"These look like the real thing, they taste like the real thing, and best of all, they're not hard to make!"

-What's Cooking?

The Best Baked Doughnuts

"I've made this recipe several times now. The doughnuts are light, subtly flavored and totally delicious!"


Doughnut Shop Doughnut

If you're looking for a fluffy, bakery-style doughnut look no further. This is as close as you will come to a Krispy Kreme in your kitchen!

Applesauce Doughnuts

"They serve old-fashioned applesauce doughnuts at our annual Folk Life Festival. These taste just like them!"

-Hannibal Homegirl

Banana Churros (Spanish Doughnuts)

"These are tasty, crispy, sweet and exotic. I used rolled wax paper to squeeze the dough into the oil."

-tornadoes three

Bread Machine Doughnuts

"My family loved these. I glazed the doughnuts and rolled the holes in powdered sugar."


Sour-Cream Doughnuts

"These were slightly crispy on the outside, and perfectly light inside. I loved the slight flavors of orange and cinnamon."

-Chef #1476203

Cereal Milk Doughnuts

Why choose one?

Maple Bars

Forget running out to buy maple bars—this recipe ensures one epic Sunday morning.

Bunuelo (Colombian Doughnuts)

"This recipe was delicious! The first few I made were a little mutated, but in the end they came out awesome! Thanks!"


Galactic Chocolate Donuts

These Galactic Chocolate Donuts are out of this world.

Glazed Doughnuts

"These doughnuts are best eaten warm. Ice them, or brush with melted butter and sprinkle them with cinnamon sugar."

-Sara 76

Danish Doughnuts

"We serve these with jam and powdered sugar. Try putting chopped apple in the middle before flipping them."


Panda Doughnuts

Panda panda!

Old-Fashioned Cake Doughnuts

"Wonderful recipe! I will definitely use this anytime I make doughnuts. I swapped in cinnamon for nutmeg because I'm not a fan of like nutmeg."

-Sarah M.

Pineapple Doughnuts

Tropical treats.

Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts

"With my doughnut pan at my side I get rave reviews every time I make these. They're the best doughnuts ever!"


Shortcut Doughnuts

"I have been making this recipe for years. I dip them in a glaze made from powdered sugar, milk and a dash of vanilla."


Powdered-Sugar Doughnuts

"These are excellent. Our Sicilian grandmother made these for us, and I have been looking for a recipe for years!"

-Chef #857147

Mexican Doughnuts

"These are so good, and they're easy to make. You can whip up a batch and be enjoying them in 30 to 40 minutes!"


Brown-Sugar Apple Cider Doughnuts

"I decided to shape mine into sticks. This recipe makes a dense doughnut that would hold up well for dunking!"


Buttermilk Doughnuts

"I know what you're thinking — buttermilk doughnuts? I thought the same thing, until I tried these. The taste is awesome!"


Doughnuts with Bananas & Caramel

"This is a wonderful and easy dessert! I love the caramel sauce with just a hint of rum."


Baked Apple Cider Doughnuts

"These are great! I love the texture and the flavor."


Krafne (Croatian Doughnuts)

"This is a traditional carnival pastry in Croatia. They are very good when served warm."


Doughnut Birthday Cake

"My son wanted this for his birthday, and it was a big hit! I used cake doughnuts with sprinkles."



"I was looking for a quick and easy yeast glazed doughnut recipe, but came across these wonderful bites. These took care of my doughnut craving!"

-Ms. B

Coffee and Doughnut Milkshakes

"I must admit, I tried this for breakfast — hey, it's coffee and doughnuts, why not?"

-Muffin Goddess

Baked French Doughnuts

"Very very tasty! Though they remind me more of a cinnamon streusal than a doughnut. Everyone loved them."


Ricotta Balls (Italian Doughnuts)

"Deliciously toasty on the outside and creamy cakey goodness on the inside, just like I remember them decades ago."



"Super fun to make and not a bad little doughnut."


Oven Doughnuts

"I've never made oven doughnuts like this before! They turned out great, really fab way to enjoy doughnuts without the guilt of frying!"


Cinnamon-Sugar Italian Doughnuts

"This is the best doughnut ever. It's not too sweet and has a little bit of a crunch to it!"

-Cooking B

Vanilla Filled Doughnuts

"These were very good, very easy to make, soft and tasty! I will be making them again."


Baked Apple Cider Doughnuts

"Very cool! Good time of year for everyone apple picking to make something fun for the family. or for their office.....i hope someone from my office reads this!"


Candied Flower Donuts

Lemon poppy seed donuts become a sweet-looking garden when it's topped with sugary, brilliant edible flowers. Hello, Spring!