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Whole Wheat Donuts recipe

Whole Wheat Donuts Ingredient

  • Whole Wheat Donuts
    Whole Wheat Donuts

    3 ¼ cup whole wheat flour

  • 2 t. baking powder
  • ½ t. cinnamon
  • ¼ t. salt
  • ¼ t. nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup rapadura (dehydrated cane sugar juice) or sucanat
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • Oil for frying (I use palm shortening or coconut oil)

How to make Whole Wheat Donuts

  • Mix dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Stir in eggs, vanilla, milk and melted butter. Knead dough a few minutes to make sure all ingredients are mixed thoroughly.
  • On a floured surface, roll dough to ½ inch thickness. Cut with donut cutter, or biscuit cutter. Heat oil in skillet or electric skillet…enough to cover the bottom of the skillet about ¼ inch. Place donuts into the hot oil to fry for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Remove from skillet and place on a paper towel lined plate. Sprinkle a mixture of rapadura and cinnamon, or sprinkle organic powdered sugar over the hot donuts.
  • Whole Wheat Donuts Recipe is ready to serve.

Pumpkin Donuts Recipe

Pumpkin Donuts Ingredients

  • Pumpkin Donuts
    Pumpkin Donuts

    2 eggs

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup canned or cooked pumpkin
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • Oil for deep-fat frying


  • 3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel

How to make Pumpkin Donuts

  • In a mixing bowl, beat eggs, sugar and butter. Add pumpkin and lemon juice; mix well. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; add to pumpkin mixture alternately with milk. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 5-6 times. Roll to 3/8-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. doughnut cutter. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375 degrees F. Fry doughnuts, a few at a time, until golden, about 3 minutes; turn once with a slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels. Combine frosting ingredients; spread over cooled doughnuts.
  • Pumpkin Donuts Recipe is ready to serve.

Pineapple Donuts Recipe

Pineapple Donuts Ingredients:

  • Pineapple Donuts
    Pineapple Donuts

    1 can crushed pineapple.

  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups of biscuit mix.
  • 3 tablespoons of granulated sugar.
  • ¼ teaspoon of nutmeg.
  • Shortening for frying.

How to make Pineapple Donuts

  • To the canned pineapple, add lightly beaten egg, biscuit mix, sugar and nutmeg.
  • Stir into stiff a stiff dough.
  • Heat the shortening to 370°F (190°C).
  • Drop dough a teaspoon at a time into hot fat and fry until golden brown.
  • Remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  • Dip into sugar to serve.
  • Pineapple Donuts Recipe is ready to serve.

Honey Donuts Recipe

Honey Donuts Ingredients

  • Honey Donuts
    Honey Donuts

    3 eggs

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 1½ cups honey
  • 1 cup sour milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 5¾ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt

How to make Honey Donuts

  • Cream vegetable shortening, honey, and sugar well together.
  • Add eggs well beaten and mix well.
  • Add milk, lemon extract, flour, salt, soda, and cream of tartar.
  • Mix and turn out on baking board.
  • Roll out and cut with doughnut cutter or with a round cookie cutter.
  • Fry in a deep pot of hot vegetable shortening for 4-5 minutes. The temperature of the vegetable shortening is right if a piece bread browns in sixty seconds.
  • Sufficient for sixty-five doughnuts.
  • Honey Donuts Recipe is ready to serve.

Date Donuts Recipe

Date Donuts Ingredients:

  • Date Donuts
    Date Donuts

    2 eggs.

  • 2 ½ cup of all-purpose flour.
  • 2 ½ teaspoon of Baking powder.
  • 1 cup of chopped dates
  • 1 cup of milk.
  • ¾ cup of granulated sugar.
  • 1 tablespoon of melted butter.
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon extract.
  • ½ teaspoon of salt.
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground nutmeg.
  • Vegetable Oil for frying.

How to make Date Donuts

  • Beat the aeegs and then n a bowl combine them with the sugar and melted butter.
  • Beat this mixutre well.
  • In another bowl, combine the flour with the baking powder, salt and nutmeg.
  • Fold in the dates and add other dry ingredients to egg mixture with milk and lemon extract.
  • Combine both mixtures together.
  • Heat oil in deep-fat fryer.
  • Drop batter by tablespoonfuls into hot oil and fry until golden brown on both sides.
  • Drain on paper towels and cover with sugar to serve.
  • Date Donuts Recipe is ready to serve.

Coconut Donuts Recipe

Coconut Donuts Ingredients:

  • Coconut Donuts
    Coconut Donuts

    2 eggs.

  • 2 ½ cups of sifted all-purpose flour.
  • ½ cup of granulated sugar.
  • ½ cup of flaked coconut.
  • ¼ cup of milk.
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
  • ½ teaspoon of salt.

How to make Coconut Donuts

  • Beat the eggs with the sugar until and add the milk.
  • Add sifted dry ingredients and coconut to the mixture.
  • Chill mixture for several hours.
  • Roll mixyure out onto a lightly floured surface until it is ½ inch thick.
  • Cut out donut shapes with cutter.
  • Fry in deep hot fat until golden brown on both sides.
  • Drain on a paper towel.
  • Sprinkle with sugar to serve.
  • Coconut Donuts Recipe is ready to serve.

Buttermilk Donuts Recipe

Buttermilk Donuts Ingredients:


  • Buttermilk Donuts
    Buttermilk Donuts

    2 cups buttermilk

  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 cups sifted flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter or shortening, melted
  • Oil for frying


  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon margarine, softened (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Milk or water

How to make Buttermilk Donuts

  • Combine the buttermilk, eggs, and sugar. Set aside.
  • Mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Add the buttermilk mixture to the dry ingredients and stir. Stir in the melted butter or shortening and knead until a soft dough forms.
  • Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to approximately 1/4-inch thickness (roll thin for best results). Cut with a 2-1/2-inch or larger doughnut cutter. In a deep-fat fryer or electric skillet, heat oil to 375 degrees F. Fry the doughnuts on each side for approximately 1 min. or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Dip in a powdered sugar glaze while hot and decorate with nuts or candy sprinkles if desired.
  • Buttermilk Donuts Recipe is ready to serve.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 60 minutes

Buttermilk Donuts Recipe is ready to serve.

Basic Donuts

Basic Donuts Ingredients

  • Basic Donuts
    Basic Donuts

    8 cups vegetable oil

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted shortening
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • Dash of nutmeg
  • Dash of salt
  • Coatings: Confectioners’ sugar or granulated sugar mixed with cinnamon

How to make Basic Donuts

  • In a large, deep heavy pot or an electric fryer heat the oil to 375 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the egg and sugar. Stir in the milk and the shortening. Sift together all of the dry ingredients. Stir the dry ingredients into the egg mixture and stir to combine. Chill the dough for 30 minutes. On a lightly floured surface, flatten the dough to 1/2 inch thickness with your fingertips or a rolling pin. Cut out the doughnuts using a doughnut cutter or two sizes of round cookie cutters. Transfer doughnuts to wax paper and allow to dry for 10 minutes. Using a spatula dipped in the hot oil, carefully transfer the doughnuts to the hot oil. Cook 2 – 3 doughnuts at a time, flipping them when they brown on a side. Remove to paper towels to drain. Dust with confectioners’ sugar or cinnamon sugar mixture. Serve warm.
  • Doughnut holes: Add dough to hot oil by the spoonful and fry until golden.
  • Variations: Chocolate doughnuts: Combine the melted shortening with 1 ounce of melted chocolate before adding to batter.
  • Glazed doughnuts: Combine 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar with 2 teaspoons hot milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Drizzle over cooled doughnuts.
  • Jelly doughnuts: Stir 1/2 cup jelly of choice until smooth. Transfer jelly to a plastic baggie and snip off one corner to squeeze out jelly. Poke doughnut round with a chopstick And squirt in jelly.
  • Basic Donuts Recipe is ready to serve.

Prep 45 min
Cook 20 min
Total:1 hr 5 min

Banana Donuts Recipe

Banana Donuts Ingredients

  • Banana Donuts
    Banana Donuts

    3 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs, well beaten
  • 3/4 cup mashed bananas (about 2 good-sized bananas)
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup flour for rolling
  • Deep oil for frying

How to make Banana Donuts

  • Sift flour, measure and resift 3 times with baking powder, soda, salt, and nutmeg. Cream shortening, blend in sugar, add vanilla, and eggs, and beat until light and fluffy. Add combined bananas and buttermilk, and stir until well mixed. Add flour mixture in 3 or 4 portions, stirring thoroughly after each addition.
  • Chill before rolling. Remove 1/4 of dough from refrigerator at a time, knead it lightly 4 or 5 times, roll to 3/8 inch thickness, and cut with floured 2-1/2 inch doughnut cutter.
  • Fry in deep oil heated to 375 ° F. until golden brown, then lift out and drain on absorbent paper. If desired, the dough may be covered tightly and kept in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 days, to be fried as needed.
  • Banana Donuts Recipe is ready to serve.

Apple Donuts Recipe

Apple Donuts Ingredients:

  • Apple Donuts
    Apple Donuts

    2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup apple cider or 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 medium apple (McIntosh or Empire is good)
  • oil (for deep frying)

For Topping

  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

How to make Apple Donuts

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon.
  • Make a well in the center.
  • In a small bowl, cream together the sugar and butter, then beat in the egg.
  • Add the apple juice, milk, and vanilla to the creamed mixture, and beat all together.
  • Pour mixture into the center of the dry ingredients and stir until smooth.
  • Peel, core, and finely chop the apple, then stir it into the batter.
  • Cover and chill the dough for 1 hour.
  • Place half the dough on a floured board; knead lightly, and roll out to approximately 3/8-inch thick.
  • Cut with a floured 2 1/2-inch doughnut cutter.
  • Heat the oil to 375°F in a wok or skillet; fry the dough for 1-2 minutes on each side, until golden brown (do not overcrowd); drain on absorbent paper.
    When cool, dust doughnuts with a mixture of 1 cup confectioners sugar mixed with 1 tbsp cinnamon placed in a sieve; shake off excess.
  • Apple Donuts Recipe is ready to serve.

Prep Time: 1 1/2 hrs

Total Time: 1 3/4 hrs