Donut flavor

Donuts, also known as doughnuts, have a rich history that dates back to the 19th century. The origins of the modern donut can be traced back to the Dutch settlers in the United States, who brought with them a fried pastry called “olykoeks” which translates to “oily cakes.” or as they are called today “Oliebollen” meaning “oily balls”.  

These pastries are made by deep-frying dough and were often served with a sweet topping such as sugar or honey. “Oliebollen” are immensely popular in The Netherlands during the wintertime and are being sold in market squares all over the country. Some “Oliebollen” are prepared with currants or raisins in them. You can find a recipe for the Oliebollen here

In the 1820s, a man named Hanson Gregory claimed to have invented the hole in the center of the donut. According to legend, Gregory was a sailor on a lime-trading ship when he punched a hole in the center of a fried dough cake to make it cook more evenly. This innovation allowed for a more uniform cooking of the dough and also made it easier to eat while on the go.

The donut as we know it today began to gain popularity in the early 20th century. In 1920, Adolph Levitt, a Russian immigrant, invented the first automated donut-making machine. This allowed for mass production of donuts, which led to them becoming more widely available and affordable. During World War II, donuts were also sent to soldiers as a reminder of home.

Today, donuts are enjoyed around the world and come in a wide variety of flavors and styles. From traditional glazed donuts to more modern creations such as cronut (croissant-doughnut) and the maple bacon donut, the possibilities are endless. Donuts continue to be a beloved treat for people of all ages.

Flavors for glazing Donuts

A little known secret is that the high quality flavors of  are perfect for glazing donuts.  With more than 86 flavors to choose from, your creativity to make wonderful recipes will have no limits. 

The extracts are  made with only the freshest and highest-quality ingredients. The flavor extracts are sugar-free, gluten-free and there also is a vegan selection, making them a great option for those looking for a healthier alternative. 

Flavors are available in two formats and are very potent so the costs per serving is a fraction of your food cost. You can place your online orders here or call  +1-800 392 3336. 

Donut recipe


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup warm milk
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • vegetable oil (for frying)
  • glaze with a flavor extract of your choice


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, yeast, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together the warm milk, melted butter, and egg.
  3. Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until a dough forms.
  4. Knead the dough on a floured surface for about 5 minutes.
  5. Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover with a damp cloth. Let it rise in a warm place for about 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  6. Roll out the dough to about 1/2 inch thickness and use a donut cutter to cut out the doughnuts.
  7. Place the doughnuts on a greased baking sheet and let them rise for an additional 30 minutes.
  8. Heat the vegetable oil in a deep fryer or large pan to 350°F (175°C).
  9. Carefully place the doughnuts in the hot oil and fry for about 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  10. Remove the doughnuts from the oil and place them on a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  11. Dip the doughnuts in a flavored glaze and/or sprinkle with toppings while still warm. 

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