We think donuts are always a good idea and the best comfort food. Try over 25 Homemade Donut Recipes sure to be a hit any time of the year.
Homemade Donut Recipes
Who knew there were so many yummy varieties of donuts to choose from! I don’t even know where to start or how to choose because they all sound wonderful!
From chocolate to cinnamon to glazed and extra sprinkles, there are delicious options to please everyone. You are going to love these tasty donuts!
How do you make donuts from scratch?
Surprisingly, it is not hard at all to make homemade donuts. You only need a few ingredients for most of these recipes and you will be on your way to enjoying donuts from scratch.
I think you will be pleasantly surprised just how simple it is!
How to make the best donuts:
Just watch them closely as they cook and be careful to not overcook them. No one likes a dry donut!
I always try to use really good ingredients and it seems like that always helps to make the best donut. Keep reading for more tips and tricks for each individual donut recipe.
Make sure to store the donuts properly. They can keep about 1-2 days at room temperature.
25 Homemade Donut Recipes to Make your Mouth Water
Here are 25 Easy Donut Recipes you can make right at home to satisfy those cravings.
Whether you like donuts fried, baked, plain or topped with all sorts of yummy toppings, this is the place for ideas!
Homemade Donut Recipe
These little donuts are soft and fluffy and amazing! The sugar coating just completes these yummy donuts and you will not believe how easy this is. Get the recipe here.
Mini Donut Muffins
Do you love those delicious old fashioned sugary donuts but hate all the work? You can make these easy donut muffins here instead that are covered with cinnamon and sugar. Yum!
Glazed Chocolate Donut
What could be better than chocolate donuts with a yummy glaze?! The recipe here sounds like the perfect treat the entire family will love.
Mini Snowball Donuts
Everyone loves mini donuts covered in powdered sugar! Make these and everyone will keep coming back for more! Try the recipe here.
Super Soft Homemade Donuts
These homemade donuts are melt in your mouth goodness. Light and fluffy and amazing! Everyone will enjoy the donuts here.
Little donuts full of pumpkin flavor and sprinkled with lots of sugar and spice will be your new favorite donut! The donuts here are bite size and so good.
Baked Donut Nutmeg with Berry Icing
Try this berry icing here for a twist on traditional glaze. It goes so well with the nutmeg and sounds delicious.
Apple Cider Donuts
This time of year apple cider is all around. Try making donuts with it because it is so moist and the flavor is wonderful. See the recipe here.
Copycat Krispy Kreme Donuts
Make Krispy Kreme donuts at home! You will be surprised how good these are at home! The recipe here is hot and glazed and oh so good.
Cherry Donuts with Vanilla Glaze
Yummy cherry donuts pack so much flavor and have a wonderful vanilla glaze on top. It’s the perfect recipe here if you want something different than the traditional donut.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Glazed Donuts
Oh my! Donuts with chocolate chip cookie dough takes donuts to an entirely new level! The recipe here sounds rich and decadent.
Sweet Potato Donuts
The sweet potato puree blends together in the donut here for a delicious treat. You can make regular donuts or bite size donut holes. Even if you don’t like sweet potato, give these a try!
Chocolate Donut Holes
Glazed chocolate donut holes are the perfect bite size treat everyone will love. The glaze just makes the chocolate even better in the recipe here.
Mini Baked Donuts with Vanilla Glaze
If you are looking for donuts that are baked, give the recipe here a try. The miniature size is perfect for snacks or breakfast. The vanilla glaze is so smooth and sweet.
Vanilla Bean Baby Donuts
The flavor of vanilla bean is packed inside these baby donuts. Everyone will come back for more and more. Find the decadent recipe here.
Gluten Free Candy Filled Chocolate Cake Donuts
This option here is perfect for those that are gluten free. The recipe sounds delicious and it’s packed with candy!
Triple Chocolate Whole Grain Donuts
Make this whole grain donut and feel better about all the chocolate 🙂 The icing drizzled on top is so decadent. Everyone will love the delicious recipe here.
Chocolate Glazed Chocolate Baked Donuts
Here is another baked option and the chocolate glaze just melts right on the donut. Kid’s will love the sprinkles on top! You can use different colored sprinkles depending on the occasion.
Combine reece’s cups and a donut and you have the ultimate dessert here! There is no going back after you try this one. It’s amazing.
Hot Chocolate Donuts
Chocolate and marshmallows come together to make the perfect hot chocolate donut here. You just need a cup of milk and you will be set.
Birthday Cake Donuts
Icing and sprinkles and yummy glaze make these birthday cake donuts here out of this world! Make someone’s special day even better or surprise them any day of the week.
Lemon Poppy Seed Donuts
Lemon and poppy seeds make the most delightful donut here. The lemon is so bright and refreshing. It’s like poppy seed muffins but with icing!!
Baked Gingerbread Mini Donuts
If you love gingerbread, try these mini donuts here. It’s packed with sugar and spices and oh so good.
Maple Cinnamon Donuts
These maple donuts are so light and fluffy that you might not be able to stop eating them! The maple and cinnamon and sugar taste amazing here!
Baked Donuts with Chocolate Glaze
Try your hand at baked donuts and top with lots of chocolate glaze here. The chocolate with the cake donuts make a really special treat.
Baked Blueberry Donuts with Lemon Glaze
Oh my! Blueberry donuts topped with the best lemon glaze ever! This little donut here is a bit of heaven.
Funfetti Cake Donuts
If you like funfetti cake or cupcakes, try this donut here! It’s fun and sweet and looks so pretty.
Everyone will love these homemade donut recipes!
Once you make them at home, it’s hard to go back to store bought.