When you think about a donut, what flavor comes to mind? Donuts are best eaten fresh, so they have that airy, delicate, texture that crumbles apart when you bite into them.
The glaze of the donuts will enhance the flavor of the donut.
From chocolate ganache to matcha topped donuts, here are 6 of the best donut flavors to try!
Chai Tea Donuts
Chai tea donuts are made by infusing chai tea into warmed milk.
The milk is added to the dough of the donuts to create the chai tea flavored donuts.
Allspice, cinnamon and vanilla extract are added to enhance the flavor of the chai tea donuts.
The donuts are finished off by making a chai tea glaze using the same milk you made to make the donuts.
Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Donuts
Cinnamon sugar pumpkin donuts are made by adding pumpkin puree to the donut dough.
Pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, and cinnamon are added to the donut dough to add more flavoring to the donut.
After the donuts are cooked, then are brushed with melted butter.
The donut is dipped in a mixture of cinnamon and granulated sugar to finish off the coating of the donut.
You’re left with a spiced donut flavor, combined with a sweetened sugar coating.
Key Lime Coconut Donuts
Key lime coconut donuts are made adding fresh lime zest, coconut oil, and coconut milk to donut dough.
The lime and coconut flavors added to the donut dough make the donuts have tangy and citrus flavors.
The key lime coconut donuts are topped with a layer of key lime glaze. The key lime glaze is made by added fresh lime juice and lime zest to powdered sugar.
To garnish the donut, add a little shredded coconut before the key lime glaze dries.
The shredded coconut adds more of a coconut flavor and texture to finish off this unique donut.
Boston Cream Donuts
Boston cream donuts are made by baking circular donuts.
The donuts are filled with rich vanilla pastry cream.
The pastry cream is placed into the donut with a piping bag fitted with a round piping tip.
A small slit is made in the side of the donut, and then the pastry cream is piped into the side of the donut.
The donut is topped with chocolate ganache for a rich chocolate and vanilla donut.
Chocolate donuts are made by adding rich cocoa powder to donut dough.
Brown sugar is added to give the chocolate donuts more of a caramel sugar flavor.
The chocolate donuts are topped with rich chocolate ganache which has a bit of butter added to the ganache.
The butter smooths out the ganache, and adds more of a rich, buttery flavor to the chocolate glazed donuts.
Chocolate donuts are garnished with chocolate sprinkles, giving them a beautifully textured look to the donuts.
Ginger Matcha Donuts
Ginger matcha donuts are made by infusing warmed ginger beer in a saucepan with vanilla bean paste.
This vanilla infused ginger beer is added to the donut dough to give it its unique donut flavor.
The ginger vanilla donuts are topped with matcha glaze.
Matcha glaze is made by adding matcha tea powder and vanilla extra to a thin buttercream icing.
Ginger matcha donuts are one of the most unique, flavorful donuts you can eat.
Coffee Chocolate Donuts
Coffee Chocolate Donuts are made by adding fresh hot coffee, espresso powder, and cocoa powder to create this rich donut flavor.
Coffee chocolate donuts are topped with espresso chocolate ganache.
The espresso chocolate ganache is made by adding espresso powder to chocolate ganache.
The combination of coffee and chocolate gives the donut a rich mocha flavor with a sweet chocolate ganache finish.
Red Velvet Donuts
Red velvet donuts are made by adding vanilla extract, cocoa powder, and red food coloring to donut dough.
Red velvet donuts are topped with tangy cream cheese glaze.
This gives the chocolate and cream cheese flavors a balance in the donut, making it irresistible.
Carrot Cake Donuts
Carrot Cake Donuts are made by adding freshly grated carrots to donut dough. Ginger, cinnamon and vanilla extract are added to create the spiced carrot taste of the donuts.
Carrot cake donuts are topped with cream cheese icing, and garnished with toasted shredded coconut.
The coconut gives the donuts a crunchy texture, with the delicate inside of the donut, making it a flavorful and unique donut flavor.