7 favorite doughnut recipes
From cider-glazed deliciousness to chocolate-filled beignets, these treats are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth
Glazed Cider Doughnuts
Concentrated cider flavors these doughnuts inside and out. Cakey yet crisp, they are a divine fall treat.
Recipe: Glazed Cider Doughnuts
Chocolate Cake Doughnuts
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.
Recipe: Chocolate Cake Doughnuts
Rich Refrigerator Doughnuts
Throughout the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, Sunset paired doughnuts with Halloween. Everything from after-school doughnut parties to "frying tables" at evening events and the gentle reminder, "Don't forget the doughnuts," for a Halloween brunch menu appeared in our pages.
Recipe: Rich Refrigerator Donuts
Sugared Chocolate Beignets
These gourmet doughnuts can be prepared ahead, requiring only a quick baking once your guests arrive.
Recipe: Sugared Chocolate Beignets
Lemon-Poppy Seed Doughnut Holes
Love lemon-poppy seed muffins? Enjoy them in doughnut hole form! The lemon glaze puts them over the top.
Recipe: Lemon-Poppy Seed Doughnut Holes
Maple-Glazed Cardamom Twists
These pillowy maple-glazed doughnuts are spiced with cardamom. You can make the dough the day before you fry the twists; cover and chill.
Recipe: Maple-Glazed Cardamom Twists
Marionberry Jam Doughnuts (Sufganiyot)
Though doughnuts are amazing when eaten warm, they're also good fried ahead. That helps you focus on your guests when you make this traditional Hanukkah dessert at home.