Bacon and Egg Doughnuts

Bacon and Egg Doughnuts Recipe By:Chef John “I’ve always wanted to try making some kind of sweet/savory bacon-studded fritter using pate a choux, also known as that stuff you make cream puffs with. I went full breakfast theme, and topped mine with a little maple syrup, but feel free to get your beignet on, and cover them with a pile of powdered sugar.” Ingredients 1 cup cold water 2 tablespoons cold water 1/2 cup butter 2 tablespoons white sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 large eggs 12 strips bacon, … Continue reading Bacon and Egg Doughnuts

Polish Doughnuts

Polish Doughnuts Recipe By:Susan “A yeast doughnut coated with sugar.” Ingredients 1 (0.6 ounce) cake compressed fresh yeast 3 tablespoons warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 1 teaspoon white sugar 3 cups milk 3/4 cup margarine 5 egg yolks 3/4 cup white sugar 8 cups all-purpose flour 8 cups shortening for frying 1/4 cup white sugar Directions Smash up yeast in a medium bowl. Add water and 1 teaspoon sugar, and mix until pasty. Set aside. Let rise until spongy. Scald milk with margarine. Cool to lukewarm. Beat egg yolks. Add 3/4 cup sugar, and mix thoroughly. Add the … Continue reading Polish Doughnuts

Glazed Yeast Doughnuts

Glazed Yeast Doughnuts Recipe By:Sanah “Yeast doughnuts covered with glazed icing… even better than the store bought ones! Easy and fun to make.” Ingredients 3/4 cup scalded milk 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 (.25 ounce) envelope active dry yeast 1/4 cup warm water 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg (optional) 1/3 cup butter or margarine 2 eggs, beaten oil for deep frying 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 6 tablespoons milk Directions In a medium bowl, stir together the scalded milk, sugar, and salt. Set aside to cool until tepid. If using nutmeg, stir it … Continue reading Glazed Yeast Doughnuts

Buttermilk Doughnuts

Buttermilk Doughnuts Recipe By:krisyk “Cake-like buttermilk doughnuts are fried and topped with an optional vanilla sugar glaze. Decorate with nuts or candy sprinkles, if desired.” Ingredients 2 cups vegetable oil for frying Doughnuts: 2 cups buttermilk 1 cup white sugar 2 large eggs, beaten 5 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup melted butter Glaze: 3 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon margarine, softened (optional) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons milk, or as needed Directions Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large … Continue reading Buttermilk Doughnuts

Potato Donut Holes

Potato Donut Holes Recipe By:JAN NORGAARD “These delicious treats are best eaten when fresh and hot.” Ingredients 4 potatoes, peeled 1/3 cup margarine, melted 2 cups white sugar 3 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 quart vegetable oil for frying Directions Wash and peal potatoes. If using large potatoes cut them in half. Place potatoes in a medium sauce pan covered with water. Cook over medium heat until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain, cool, and mash. In a large mixing … Continue reading Potato Donut Holes


Malasadas Recipe By:IDAJ “Aloha! Here in Hawaii, malasadas are the ONLY donuts we have! They are sold at fundraisers and are very popular. There are many Portuguese descendants in the islands. Onolicious!” Ingredients 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast 1 teaspoon white sugar 1/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 6 eggs 6 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 cup evaporated milk 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying 2 cups white sugar Directions Dissolve yeast and 1 teaspoon sugar in 1/4 cup warm water; set … Continue reading Malasadas


Spudnuts “This is an old family favorite, handed down for years, the outside of the doughnut is crisp and the inside is light and chewy. This does make a HUGE batch, first timers may want to half it. These are worth the effort.” Ingredients 4 boiling potatoes, peeled and chopped 3 cups milk 1 cup white sugar 1 cup shortening 1 teaspoon salt 6 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 4 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 6 eggs 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg Directions In a … Continue reading Spudnuts


Beignets Recipe By:ginampls “A traditional New Orleans-style recipe for their famous beignets! Grab a cafe au lait and you’re set!” Ingredients 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 1/2 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 cup evaporated milk 7 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup shortening 1 quart vegetable oil for frying 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar Directions In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add sugar, salt, eggs, evaporated milk, and blend well. Mix in 4 cups of the flour and beat until smooth. Add the shortening, … Continue reading Beignets

Almond Bear Claws

Almond Bear Claws Recipe By:FrancesC “These flaky Danish pastries are a time-consuming project, but they’re a perfect way to show people how much you love them! I like serving them at special brunches. The puff pastry dough and almond filling can be made ahead of time, and the pastries can be frozen before baking.” Ingredients 1/3 cup almond paste 2 3/4 cups ground almonds 1/2 cup white sugar 1 pinch salt 2 tablespoons butter 2 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 teaspoons amaretto liqueur 3 pounds puff pastry 1 egg 1 tablespoon water 3 tablespoons sliced almonds, for garnish … Continue reading Almond Bear Claws