Celebrate National Donut Day

June 5, 2015

Donuts are one of my best kept secrets. When we are all having a lazy family day (which is rare) I start my cooking early and make a batch of these heavenly donuts. I've had some pretty tasty donuts from all over the country, but there is something extra special about a simple warm, glazed donut. Check out my recipe and then take a look at some cool ideas to celebrate This most awesome of food holidays: National Donut Day. 

Yeast Donuts

1 3/4 cups warm milk

5 tsp active dry yeast

1/2 cup white sugar

1 tsp salt

2 large eggs

1/3 cup coconut oil or lard (shortening can be substituted)

4 3/4 to 5 1/8 cups all purpose flour

Click here for complete instructions

Homemade Yeast Donuts

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GF Peanut Butter and Jelly Donuts

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Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Donuts

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