Salted Caramel Doughnuts


Preparation info

  • Makes about


    , 3 ″ doughnuts
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Doughnut Cookbook: Delicious Recipes for Baked and Fried Doughnuts

The Doughnut Cookbook

By Williams Sonoma Test Kitchen

Published 2016

  • About

What started as salted caramel candies in Brittany has blossomed into a mini industry of salted caramel–flavored ice cream, sauce, cakes, and now doughnuts. Fleur de sel or Maldon sea salt is a good choice here.



Make the vanilla doughnut dough and knead. Roll it out to ½-inch thickness, cut out doughnuts and holes, and refrigerate.

Meanwhile, in a saucepan, stir together the sugar, lemon juice, and ¼ cup water