Do your kids like places like Krispy Kreme or Duck Doughnuts?

Did you know that you can make your own DIY doughnuts this summer for a great hands-on STEM activity?

Gather your ingredients for this no-fry baking option

Recipe adapted from All Recipes

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 3 cups all -purpose flour

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet, or donut baking sheet (see the link above to our favorite one)

Step 2

  • In a medium bowl, mix sugar, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and flour.
  • Mix buttermilk, eggs, honey and butter in a separate medium bowl, and stir into the dry ingredients.
  • Spoon the mixture onto the prepared pan in doughnut shapes.

Step 3

  • Bake 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown.

recipe taken from All recipes

Now here comes the fun part!

gather super-fun kids favorites like

  • chocolate chips
  • maple syrup
  • chocolate sauce
  • peanut butter
  • candy
  • nutella
  • jam
  • glaze/cream cheese
  • sprinkles