Best Donut Recipes

The master recipe for many of CHOW’s other donut recipes, these basic yeast donuts (also known as raised donuts) are chewy and subtly flavored with vanilla extract. Make sure to use bread flour which has a higher gluten content.

Yeast donuts (also called raised donuts) should be light and airy, with a subtly elastic chew—the addition of milk, egg yolks, and butter keeps the dough tender. The finished donuts are delicious as is (preferably still warm) or cooled and tossed with powdered sugar.... Read More