One of my favorite memories from childhood was getting to pick out a donut for breakfast once every other week or so – we’d be grocery shopping, and it was always a huge treat. I would almost always pick the regular cake donut with chocolate frosting and sugar sprinkles out the wazoo – because as a kid you can NEVER have enough sugar – and every time it was amazing. (Except for the time my cat ate through the wax paper bag and subsequently ate most of the donut… what a disappointing morning).
We made mini-donuts one time in my third quarter at Kendall – I made mine tossed in a combination of rosemary/salt/pepper/sugar/cayenne, and they were pretty good. This time I decided to go for classic, with a supposedly yummy donut and plain sweet glaze. I also decided to make a few with a cinnamon sugar coating, and then add a little chocolate to the mix as well. Unfortunately, I only had bittersweet dark chocolate in my kitchen, which didn’t work out too well for an overall coating – but was perfect for a garnish to the glazed donuts! Continue reading