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Tuesday
Oct122010

Sweet Giveaway: Win a Copy of Doughnuts by Lara Ferroni!

So, anyone who writes and photographs a doughnut recipe book--oh, Doughnuts: Simple and Delicious Recipes to Make at Home, from Sasquatch Books, for instance--is pretty much tops in my book.

But really, as awesome as you might figure such a person to be, author/photographer/doughnut maker Lara Ferroni is even better.

From the day I learned she was working on this project, I couldn't stop myself from constantly saying things like "Doughnut Stop Believing!" or "Just Donut!" whenever I saw her. And--bless her--she never got terse with me or punched me or anything.

And now the book's out! And it's full of amazing doughnut lore, factoids, recipes and mouthwatering photos. Which one to try first--a classic raised doughnut? Or perhaps something more exotic, like a Margarita, Red Velvet, or S'mores Doughnut? Here, preview it all in the promo video:

Well, one lucky reader can choose their own doughnut adventure, because I've got a copy to give away!

How do you put yourself in the running? Simply weigh in on this holey issue in the comments section below:

Doughnuts: Yeast or Cake?

US and Canadian entrants only, please. This giveaway will close one week from today, on Tuesday, October 19th at 12pm PST!

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Reader Comments (229)

Cake for me! All the better for dunking into the perfect cup of coffee.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie
Cake for me too. CHOCOLATE cake donuts please! :)
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterKristi
i think i'll have to say yeast. :)
October 12 | Unregistered Commentermandy gross
yeast, but I wouldn't turn down a cake donut!
October 12 | Unregistered Commenterkris
Yeast for sure!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterAmy
I'd have to go with Yeast!
October 12 | Unregistered Commentermarie
Cake! Glazed cakes! Om nom nom nom nom...
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda
EASY - Yeast... coated in cinnamon sugar. The bestest ever.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterVAN BAKES
Cake all the way!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterRobyn
Yeast!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterSamantha
Cake! I used to prefer yeast donuts, but then I had the best cake donuts ever in North Carolina and I'll never go back! Well... if I'm desperate I will ^_^
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterNicole O.
Have to say yeast but overall my favorite donut is a sour cream cake donut!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterKim
Yeast, always!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterGem
Gosh, that's tough! I think I'd have to go with cake, although Voodoo's maple bacon was pretty amazing.
October 12 | Unregistered Commenteremilyadi
Cake! You can trust that most cake doughnuts will have similar consistency, but yeast doughnuts are all over the board.
October 12 | Unregistered Commenteryummychunklet
easy, cake... i can never resist a blueberry cake doughnut......
October 12 | Unregistered Commentercourtney
Cake donuts. They go heavenly with a hot cup of tea. Makes me want one right now.

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October 12 | Unregistered CommenterSydney85
Yeast please!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa Calvin
Yeast definitely!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterPaige
It has to be yeast. You can create an endless array using a basic yeast doughnut and changing up the fillings
October 12 | Unregistered Commenterjenny
Yeast!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterTracy
For me, it's cake. For my niece who is following my baking example, she chooses doughnuts for everything! Doughnuts over birthday cake even.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterMandy D
Cake; although that doesn't mean I say no to a hot Krispy Kreme.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterMinde Briscoe
cake!!!!
October 12 | Unregistered Commenteradriana
Yeast!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterCaroline
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