TIP OF THE DAY: Ice Cream Donuts

A fun project for a long weekend: ice cream donuts. There are two ways to look at them. One requires a donut pan and some fabrication. The other requires nothing but donuts and ice cream.   RECIPE #1: DONUT ICE CREAM SANDWICHES (Photo #1) Ingredients Donuts of choice (without frosting or filling) Garnishes of choice:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bake Doughnuts For Father’s Day

National Doughnut Day is celebrated on the first Friday of June, but there’s an even better reason to make doughnuts on the third Sunday: Father’s Day. If Dad loves doughnuts, get up an hour earlier and bake a batch for his breakfast. Yes, bake them—no frying required with these cake-like doughnuts from King Arthur Flour.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Beignets For Mardi Gras

Celebrating the Carnival season, Mardi Gras (“Fat Tuesday”) has been a state holiday in Louisiana since the 19th century. So evoke Mardi Gras and New Orleans with a batch of homemade beignets. WHAT’S MARDI GRAS? The Carnival season begins on or after the Epiphany or Kings Day (January 6th) and culminates on the day before…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: Red Velvet Donuts ~ Baked, Not Fried

For all your Valentine—the recipe makes two dozen donuts! Photo courtesy Farmgirl Gourmet.   This recipe is courtesy of Farmgirl Gourmet, one of our favorite blogs. Author Heather Scholten, the author, is a recipe developer, food blogger and photographer. She writes: “I love whipping up deliciousness in my 100 year old kitchen. My emphasis is…
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VALENTINE GIFT: Heart Shaped Donuts

We [heart] Valentine donuts. Photo courtesy Dunkin’ Donuts.   Have a heart…or a dozen hearts. Dunkin Donuts is helping to make Valentine’s Day more festive with the return of its heart-shaped donuts. This year there are two varieties of heart-shaped donuts,: The new Cookie Dough Donut, a heart-shaped donut with cookie dough buttercream-flavored filling, topped…
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