A batch of freshly made donuts is guaranteed to wake you up in the morning. There is something about the smell of dough frying in a dutch oven that will lure you out of bed like nothing else. Donuts have come a long way in the last decade. While we still love chocolate and glazed, there are so many more exciting and fun flavors to try like maple bacon, strawberry cheesecake, or green tea. There are even donuts for the calorie conscious that are baked instead of fried. Treat yourself on National Donut Day to one of these scrumptious recipes.
Apple Cider Doughnuts
Submitted to Foodista by The Suburban Soap Box
This is a yeastless dough so there is no wait time before frying.
Baked Lemon Donuts
Recipe from Chez Catey Lou
Greek yogurt keeps these donuts tender and moist.
Classic Chocolate Glazed Donuts
Recipe from PMC
When in doubt, always stick to the classics. They are guaranteed to be a hit.
Oven Baked Vanilla Cake Donuts
Recipe from The Semisweet Sisters
If you are a fan of the Simpsons, these donuts look awfully similar to Homer's favorite.
Maple Bacon Donut
Recipe from Jo Cooks
This sweet and salty breakfast treat is a modern take on the donut.