Maple-Bacon Doughnuts

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    , 3 ″ doughnuts
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Doughnut Cookbook: Delicious Recipes for Baked and Fried Doughnuts

By Williams Sonoma Test Kitchen

Published 2016

  • About

Choose a high-quality bacon, like applewood or hickory-smoked, for this recipe that pairs two familiar morning flavors: crisply cooked bacon and sweet maple syrup.



Make the yeast doughnut dough and let rise until doubled in size, about 1 hour. Meanwhile, in a small frying pan over medium heat, cook the bacon until crispy, 4-6 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Let cool, then roughly chop.

In a bowl, whisk together the confectioners’ sugar, milk, and maple extract until smooth and well blended. Set aside.

Punch down the dough,