11 How to Make Donuts


How to make donuts at home with these homemade doughnuts recipes that include sugar donuts, donut glaze recipes, donut holes and even how to make donuts from cake mix.  Some of the scrumptious flavors include strawberry shortcake, pina colada, hot cocoa and pumpkin.

How to Make Donuts

How to Make Donuts

1.  Pina Colada Baked Doughnuts ~ This mouth-watering baked donut is definitely an adult favorite!   Crushed pineapple is in the donut batter and topped with a pineapple glaze and coconut.  Delicioso!

How To Make Sugar Donuts

How to Make Sugar Donuts

2.  Maple Cinnamon-Sugar Baked Donuts ~ Warm maple and cinnamon flavored donuts that are baked and not fried.  Much easier and healthier to make and still have the airy donut texture.  Yummy!

How To Make Donut Glaze

How to Make Donut Glaze

3.  Hot Cocoa Donuts {Recipe}We’ve all had hot chocolate with our donuts, but have you ever had hot chocolate IN your donuts?  Yum!  This recipes combines two tasty treats into one, complete with marshmallow frosting and tiny hot cocoa marshmallow “sprinkles”.

How to Make Donut Glaze
4.  Baked Cinnamon Bun Donuts with Vanilla Glaze ~ If you have ever had the pleasure of trying a Cinnabon roll you will know exactly what I am talking about.  They are gooey, dripping with frosting and filled with warm cinnamon.  This recipe is a low fat version of them.  Definitely worth a try!

How to Make Donut Glaze

5.  Maple Glaze ~ Baked mini doughnuts with a wonderful maple glaze.  Similar to the vanilla glaze, but with maple extract.  Top them off with sprinkles and dig in!

Homemade Doughnuts

Homemade Doughnuts

6.  Baked Mini Cake Donuts ~ While cupcakes are all the rage right now, mix it up a little and bring these little cake donuts to your next shindig.  The kids can even help add the glaze or sprinkles.

Homemade Doughnuts
7.  Easy Homemade Donut Recipe {Fun Food for Kids to Make} ~ If you have been wanting to make homemade donuts with your family, but don’t have the time to make the dough from scratch, Kelli has a great tutorial for making homemade donuts with  refrigerated biscuit dough.  The kids can help prepare them and will love decorating them once they cool off.

How To Make Donut Holes

How to Make Donut Holes

8.  Baked Pumpkin Donut Holes ~ Pumpkin, just in time for fall!  These donut holes are baked not-fried in a mini muffin pan.

How to Make Donut Holes
9.  Brown Butter Donut Holes ~ These scrumptious brown butter donut holes are fried like traditional donuts.  They do have whole wheat flour in them which makes them somewhat healthy, right?!  {snicker}

How To Make Donuts From Cake Mix

How to Make Donuts with Cake Mix

10.  Strawberry Shortcake Donut Bites ~ Have your cake and eat it too with these delicious strawberry shortcake donut bites.  Made from a strawberry cake mix.

How to Make Donuts with Cake Mix
11.  Double Glazed Funfetti Donuts ~ Funfetti donuts made from a box of funfetti cake mix.  They are double glazed with a layer of vanilla glaze and then a second layer of white frosting.

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