15 Wonderful Winter Doughnuts

15 Wonderful Winter Doughnuts

Doughnuts are the perfect treat all year round. But there’s something about the rich, smooth flavors of winter that really make these little cakes standout. From cinnamon and nutmeg, to stout and tea, there are plenty of flavors to keep winter exciting. This collection of 15 doughnut recipes will help you make it through those cold winter nights and well into spring. If we’re going to be forced to hibernate for half the year, we might as well do it with a doughnut.

Baked Buttermilk Pumpkin Doughnuts with Hot Cocoa Glaze


You’re not just going to drink hot chocolate are you? Try this option and drizzle a coffee-infused glaze onto a pumpkin and cinnamon buttermilk doughnut.

This recipe is at Half Baked Harvest


Baked Pretzel Doughnuts


These cakes are infused with a savory, salty pretzel flavor that’s hard to beat when combined with a chocolate-almond milk glaze.

This recipe is at A Cozy Kitchen


Blood Orange Doughnuts


Topped with candied blood orange and a glaze made with fresh juice, these doughnuts are seasoned with nutmeg and cinnamon.

This recipe is at The Little Epicurean


Chocolate Guinness Doughnuts with Bourbon Cream Glaze and Bacon


Thirsty for a good stout? These doughnuts use Guinness to bring a rich taste and bacon because, well, because bacon.

This recipe is at Noble Pig


Churro Doughnuts


This take on churros offers a baked version instead of the usual fried kind, and is complemented by cinnamon and nutmeg seasonings as well as a chocolate sauce.

This recipe is at Kitchen Nostalgia


Grapefruit Curd Stuffed Doughnuts

Grapefruits hit their peak during the winter season, so take a simple doughnut to the next level by stuffing it with a grapefruit, vanilla, a sugar filling.

This recipe is at A Beautiful Plate


Lemon Poppy Seed Doughnuts


Need a zing of spring? Try this delicious cake ring with baked in lemon zest lemon and a lemon glaze.

This recipe is at Kitchen Nostalgia


Loukoumades


These are a doughnut-like dessert from Greece, they’re topped with an aromatic orange and maple glaze and a sprinkling of pistachios.

This recipe is at Lazy Cat Kitchen


Matcha Green Tea Doughnuts with White Coconut Sprinkles


Why drink a warm cup of tea when you could eat it as a doughnut, especially when it’s glazed with shredded coconut.

This recipe is at Coco Cake Land


Mini Sweet Potato Doughnuts with Maple Glaze


Using fresh (or canned) sweet potato, this doughnut is lightly spiced with nutmeg and glazed with a hint of maple syrup.

This recipe is at Handle the Heat


Nutella Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts


You might not need an excuse to stay in, but if you do, these Nutella filled cakes are just what you need.

This recipe is at Baker by Nature


Peanut Butter Cheesecake Doughnuts with Salted Chocolate Bourbon Caramel


These little guys are stuffed with peanut butter cheesecake and topped with a caramel bourbon sauce. The bourbon is optional, but why not?

This recipe is at Half Baked Harvest


Rose Sugar Doughnuts


Maybe you weren’t promised a rose garden, but you can promise yourself this doughnut made with rose water and topped with edible roses.

This recipe is at Dolly and Oatmeal


Samoa Doughnuts


This paleo version of a Girl Scout cookie classic has a coconut-honey caramel topping and is dipped in chocolate. You’ll forget it’s sort of “healthy.”

This recipe is at Paleo OMG


S’mores Doughnuts


The simple chocolate doughnut base is topped with dreamy marshmallow fluff and crumbled grahams. No campfire required.

This recipe is at Handle the Heat