Cake Donut

Unlike a yeast donut, which is featherweight and sugar-glazed, a cake donut is dense …like cake. That is because its dough is leavened with baking powder. It emerges from the fry kettle with a slightly crisp, tan skin and may be eaten plain or frosted or rolled in cinnamon sugar. The stalwart, creamy insides of a good cake donut make it ideal for dunking.

Restaurants With This Dish

Spherical sugar-glazed donut is halved and filled with jelly
Neil’s Donut & Bake Shop

WALLINGFORD, CT

Ross Donuts

MONTGOMERY, AL

Thick, crunchy-skinned cake donut is flavored with plenty of apple cider
Mrs. Murphy’s Donuts

VT

Simple, unfrosted, unsprinkled cake donut, suitable for dunking
Congdon’s Doughnuts Family Restaurant & Bakery

WELLS, ME

Hinkley Bakery

JACKSON, MI

Poor Boy Lloyd’s

BATON ROUGE, LA

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