What's the best breakfast ever? What's the snack all the cops turn to in the movies? What gives the quickest and best sugar hit of all? Easy, the answer is doughnuts! Crisp on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside, topped with frosting or filled with cream or fruity jam preserves, the appeal of doughnuts is universal. They are made all around the world, eaten at different times of the day, and called many different things, but they all have one thing in common-everybody loves them. These wonderful little balls of deliciousness are so easy to make at home, and the variations are endless. With this book, you can explore the tantilizing world of homemade doughnuts. Including useful hints and tips for perfect rising, frying, and decorating, Doughnuts! comes complete with 100 recipes to tempt anyone's taste buds. Try the perfect jelly doughnut, doughnuts stuffed with chocolate and caramel, and baked beetroot doughnuts with white chocolate drizzle. You can even explore the most exciting trend to hit New York in years-the cronut (croissant doughnut). From quick and easy to advanced show-stopping doughnuts, mini bites, stuffed, glazed, and even savory styles, this book has something for everyone. Not only is making your own cheaper and more fun, it lets you control exactly what goes into them, avoiding all those preservatives and chemicals that commercial bakeries use to prolong shelf life. After you have made a few of the traditional favorites, it's really easy to experiment with an array of flavors, swapping frostings and fillings as the mood takes you. If you need the kids home, just tell them you're making doughnuts and they'll be there, ready and waiting for their homemade snack.