The Deal with Donuts

What is the deal with homemade donuts? Recently, every time I have been to a store with baking supplies, I have seen more and more home donut-making items. Pans, mixes, recipe books, icing, etc, for both baked and fried donuts. Meanwhile, I do not know a single person that makes their own donuts.

Donuts are in that rare category of baked goods that taste better when purchased at a store. Let’s admit it, Dunkin and Krispy Kreme do a pretty good job. And there’s nothing like the aroma of an apple cider donut at an orchard on a crisp autumn day.  [Read more…]