New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: A big shout out for all the sweet tooths as an official day to binge on some sweets is here! Every year, on the first Friday of June, National Doughnut Day 2021 is celebrated in the United States and this year the special day has fallen on June 4. Doughnut Day was created by The Salvation Army in Chicago in 1930 to honour those of their members who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I.

Now, as the day is here, we have brought you some lip-smacking eggless doughnut recipes that you can try at home without any fuss. Also as it's the COVID-19 pandemic period you all can gift the home-cooked doughnuts as a token of love to poor and needy people.

Here check out the recipes below:


(pic credit: Hebbar's Kitchen)


For doughnut dough:

1 cup milk (warm)

2 tsp sugar

2 tsp dry yeast

4 cups maida / plain flour / all purpose flour / refined flour

0.5 tsp baking powder

4 tbsp butter (room temperature)

pinch of salt

1 cup water (or as required)

oil to grease & deep fry

For the chocolate glaze:

2 cup powdered sugar

0.5 cup cocoa powder

2 tsp vanilla extract / essence

6 tbsp milk


- Firstly, activate the yeast by adding milk and sugar.
- Add maida, baking powder, butter and salt.
- Combine and knead to smooth dough adding water as required.
- Grease, cover and rest for 1-2 hours.
- Punch the dough and roll slightly thick using a rolling pin.
- With the help of a doughnut cutter, cut round.
- Allow resting in a warm place for 2 hours.
- Deep fry in medium hot oil to a golden brown.
- Dip the doughnuts and serve chocolate doughnuts sprinkled with sugar crystals.


(pic credit: Dassana's Veg Recipes)


For doughnut dough

2 cups whole wheat flour (atta), levelled or 250 grams whole wheat flour
½ teaspoon instant yeast or ¾ teaspoon active dry yeast or 1.5 teaspoons fresh yeast
¼ cup sugar, levelled or 36 grams sugar
¾ cup milk or add as required
3 tablespoons butter or oil
1 pinch of grated nutmeg or nutmeg powder (jaiphal powder) - optional
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or ½ teaspoon vanilla essence

For Chocolate Glazing

2 tablespoons cocoa powder
3 tablespoons powdered sugar or icing sugar
4 tablespoons milk or add as required
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract or a drop of vanilla essence
some desiccated coconut for sprinkling - optional


- Warm ½ cup milk and take it in a mixing bowl
- Add ¼ cup sugar and ½ teaspoon instant yeast. mix very well.
- Add 1 cup whole wheat flour
- After mixing, cover the pan with a lid or towel and leave for 20 to 30 minutes.
- Add the remaining 1 cup of whole wheat flour, 3 tablespoons butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and a pinch of grated nutmeg
- Add milk as required while kneading
- After kneading, cover the bowl and keep the dough for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
- Grease the tray with oil or butter.
- With the help of a doughnut cutter, cut round.
- Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius.
- Bake doughnuts for 15 to 25 minutes.
- Dip the doughnuts and serve chocolate doughnuts sprinkled with desiccated coconut


(pic credit: Raks Kitchen)


1 cup all-purpose flour
¼ Cup granulated sugar
1 Tsp baking powder
¼ Tsp baking soda
¼ Tsp salt
¼ Tsp cinnamon powder
½ Cup milk
1½ Tsp white vinegar
2 Tbsp unsalted butter melted
1 Tsp pure vanilla extract

For Glazing:
3 Tbsp unsalted butter melted
¼ Cup granulated sugar
1 Tsp cinnamon powder


- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease the doughnut pan with oil or butter.
- For homemade buttermilk, add white vinegar into milk, mix and let it stand for 5 minutes.
- take all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon powder. Whisk until combined.
-Add melted butter, vanilla extract, and buttermilk.
- Pour the batter into a doughnut pan
- Bake the doughnuts at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes or until edges are lightly brown
-Brush each doughnut lightly with butter and then dunk into a cinnamon-sugar mixture.


Posted By: Niharika Sanjeeiv