Making dough for donuts at home is a fun and rewarding baking project. The result is deliciously fresh and fluffy donuts that you can glaze, fill, or coat with sugar to your heart’s content. Here’s a classic yeast-raised donut dough recipe that will give you light and airy donuts.


  • 1 cup (240ml) whole milk, lukewarm
  • 1/4 cup (50g) granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons (6g) active dry yeast
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 4 cups (500g) all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vegetable oil, for deep-frying
  • Optional: powdered sugar, chocolate glaze, or your favorite donut icing and toppings


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