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Heavenly Light and Fluffy Glazed Donuts


There’s something undeniably comforting about a classic glazed donut. It’s a nostalgic treat that reminds us of lazy Sunday mornings, coffee breaks, and sweet, simple pleasures. The warm, golden hue, the inviting aroma of freshly baked dough, and the shiny, sugary glaze coming together in a delightful harmony of textures and flavors.


These donuts are not just a treat; they are a celebration of the joy found in the simpler things in life. Whether you’re an experienced baker or trying your hand at homemade donuts for the first time, the process is as rewarding as the outcome. Warm, light, and airy, with just the right amount of sweetness from the glaze, these donuts are perfect for sharing with loved ones or indulging in a moment of solitary bliss.

Classic Glazed Donuts

Heavenly Light and Fluffy Glazed Donuts

Who can resist a classic glazed donut? Fresh, fluffy, and just the right amount of sweet. Perfect with your morning coffee or as a treat any time of day!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 310 kcal


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • Vegetable oil, for frying

For the Glaze:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • In another bowl, mix together the milk, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  • Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until just combined. Then, mix in the melted butter.
  • Heat oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 375°F (190°C).
  • On a floured surface, roll out the dough to about 1/2 inch thickness. Cut out donuts using a donut cutter or round cookie cutter with a smaller cutter for the holes.
  • Fry the donuts in batches, turning once, until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  • To make the glaze, whisk together powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract until smooth. Dip each donut into the glaze, then place on a wire rack to set.

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