Our Best Doughnut Recipes

Whether you serve them for breakfast or dessert, we've got doughnuts to satisfy any sweet tooth.

  • Lemon-Poppy Seed Doughnut Holes
    Blair Rumley, James Carrier

    Lemon-Poppy Seed Doughnut Holes

    These doughnut holes offer a tart taste with the mingling flavors of lemon and buttermilk. Shining in a lemon glaze, these holes will impress brunch guests or dessert lovers.
  • Easy Doughnuts
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Yunhee Kim

    Easy Doughnuts

    This four-ingredient recipe is about as easy as they come, and gives you hot doughnuts without having to leave your house. Just brew the coffee and indulge in this tasty treat.
  • Chocolate Cake Doughnuts
    Blair Rumley, James Carrier

    Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

    What’s better than a sugary-sweet doughnut? Just add chocolate. Make a batch of chocolate cake doughnuts even better when you drizzle them with a mocha glaze and top with coconut, chocolate, nuts, or sugary sprinkles.
  • <p>Baked Buttermilk Doughnuts</p>
    Blair Rumley

    Baked Buttermilk Doughnuts

    Baked instead of fried, additional flavors like a lemon glaze or cinnamon sugar make these doughnuts just as decadent but cuts the calories.
  • Maple-Glazed Sour Cream Doughnut Holes
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Mindi Shapiro

    Maple-Glazed Sour Cream Doughnut Holes

    Sour cream enriches these yeasted doughnut holes and the maple glaze provides an added sweetness. Enjoy them for breakfast or dessert.
  • Apple Cider Doughnuts
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Andrew McCaul; Styling: Andrea Steinberg

    Apple Cider Doughnuts

    Serve your friends the flavors of fall with Apple Cider Doughnuts, spiced with a generous portion of cinnamon.
  • Raised Gingerbread Doughnuts and Holes
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Jim Franco; Styling: Rebecca Donnelly

    Raised Gingerbread Doughnuts and Holes

    These Raised Gingerbread Doughnuts and Holes are a comfort food classic with a holiday spin thanks to the fragrant spices of ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.
  • Raised Doughnuts
    Blair Rumley

    Raised Doughnuts

    Southern Living’s melt-in-your-mouth Raised Doughnuts are dressed in powdered sugar, making for a satisfying treat anytime.
  • Mindi's Doughnuts and Easy Raspberry Sauce
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine

    Mindi's Doughnuts and Easy Raspberry Sauce

    Serve these sweet treats with a side of tart raspberry sauce to craft the perfect flavor combo.

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