7 Homemade Donut Recipes For a Weekend Treat

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Are you even human if you don’t love a good donut once in a while? Whether it be a big box of Dunkin in the office or an intensely flavored one at your favorite local donut shop, they are just TOO good to pass up. If you’re looking for a great weekend treat or something to whip up for guests, may we recommend HOMEMADE donuts! Believe it or not, these are one of the easier things to make for beginner bakers! All you need is a donut pan , a bowl, and the required ingredients. You can get super fancy with the frosting or keep them plain and simple.

The level of effort and creativity is totally up to you! All of these recipes are baked, making them a little better for the bod then your classic fried donut. WIN! These recipes are so well curated and delicious that you would never know the difference. Pop them in the oven and you have a perfect Sunday brunch or kid snack.

Baked Chocolate Donuts with Peanut Butter Frosting by Baked by an Introvert

Is there ever a better combo than chocolate and peanut butter? NOPE. The PB frosting is so delicious, you might eat the whole bowl before frosting the donuts!

Baked Chocolate Donuts topped rich, creamy Peanut Butter Frosting and a bowl of frosting off to the side.

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Have a few dietary restrictions or just trying to keep it clean? How about these gluten free and vegan alternative donuts by our girl A Dash of Megnut?

Gluten-free baked strawberry donuts on a cooling rack and a cake stand with fresh strawberries and pink frosting.

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I don’t know about you but summer makes me want to eat all things lemon, ya feel? This lemon icing is TO DIE FOR!

A close up of a stack of baked blueberry donuts with lemon glaze.

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Baked Chocolate Donuts by Pretty Simple Sweets

Love chocolate and want to keep it simple? These are perfect for you!

chocolate donuts

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Coffee Cake Donuts with Vanilla Glaze by Baker by Nature

The perfect breakfast treat with a hot cup of coffee sitting by the water reading a book. Insert me here please.

Baked, not fried, these Coffee Cake Donuts are ready in less than 30 minutes. The Vanilla Glaze makes them irresistible!

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Baked Coconut Donuts Mildly Meandering

So much coconut, so much goodness. If you’re all up in the coconut trend, these will NOT disappoint.

Coconut Donuts

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Homemade Apple Cider Donuts by Blue Bowl Recipes

These are just giving us ALL of the Fall feels!!! If there is anything good about summer coming to an end, it is surely apple cider everything. Please look at these and try NOT to drool. You can’t.

Homemade Apple Cider Donuts

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Enjoy! Comment below your favorites or tag us @wanttherecipe on Facebook and Instagram so we can see your creations!

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