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Rabanadas (Portuguese French Toast)

I find this dish a comforting reminder of my childhood. The creamy custard center contrasts deliciously with the cinnamon sugar crust. —Ana Paula Cioffi, Hayward, California

Glazed Doughnuts

1 review

The light coffee flavor in these tasty sugar-glazed doughnuts makes them a perfect start to the morning...on Christmas Day or...


Apple Butter Doughnuts

In my family, it's a tradition to make these lovely spiced doughnuts after sledding. The whole family gathers in the...


Carrot Cake Doughnuts

2 reviews

For an easy doughnut recipe which everyone will love, I make these doughnuts. I love carrot cake so I wanted...


Delicious Potato Doughnuts

3 reviews

I first tried these tasty treats at my sister's house and thought they were the best I'd ever had. They're...

Crispy Goat Cheese Appetizers

1 review

Want an amazing party starter? Coat slices of goat cheese with seasoned bread crumbs, fry them until golden-brown and top...


Mini Nutella Doughnuts

1 review

You can make these bites in advance and refrigerate them before frying. Just be sure to bring the dough to...

First-Prize Doughnuts

10 reviews

"One year I entered 18 different baked goods in the county fair and all of them won a ribbon. Here...


Perfect Potato Pancakes

8 reviews

I like to serve these potato pancakes with barbecued sausage. They're also nice with baked ham and applesauce or with...


Cream Cheese Wontons with Orange Sauce

I love making this appetizer for get-togethers. People think you have fussed but they are so easy to make.—Janet Asp,...


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Springtime Beignets & Berries

1 review

I've always loved beignets, but never thought I could make them myself. Turns out they're easy! Sometimes I'll even make...

Butternut Squash Doughnuts

2 reviews

My mother and I used to make several batches of these cake doughnuts at a time. They're not only different,...


Old-Time Cake Doughnuts

15 reviews

This tender cake doughnut is a little piece of heaven at breakfast. For a variation, add 1 tablespoon dark rum...


Frittelle di Riso

For this traditional Italian dinner, we created these rice fritters that serve as a sweet and satisfying dessert.—Taste of Home...


Lemon Risotto Fritters with Lemon-Cilantro Dipping Sauce

I love LEMON and anytime I make sometime I like -- then it's special to me.


Brunch Beignets

2 reviews

Enjoy breakfast the New Orleans way with these warm, crispy bites. Topped with powdered sugar, they are a delight! —Lois...

Sunny Morning Doughnuts

13 reviews

I love, love, love doughnuts but buying them can get expensive. This recipe is economical and so delicious. It beats...


Buttermilk Doughnuts

4 reviews

It doesn't take long for a platter of these doughnuts to vanish. Our grandkids go for them in a big...


Applesauce Drop Doughnuts

10 reviews

"I made these tasty cake doughnuts often when our children were growing up," says Frances Poste of Wall, South Dakota....


Cinnamon Doughnut Twists

2 reviews

These melt-in-the-mouth, glazed goodies were adapted from a South African recipe. I make them at Christmastime, and they never last...


Crispy Shrimp Poppers

5 reviews

Hometown cook Jacquelynne Stine entered this terrific appetizer in our Las Vegas, Nevada competition. A crisp, golden coating surrounds her...


Fritters with Lemon Mousse and Strawberries

Deep-fried fritters are wonderful on their own, but they become over-the-top amazing with a creamy lemon mousse and sweet strawberries....