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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)

Not that I would ever pass up a donut but I'm going to have to go with yeast!!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterAlison
I like yeast best.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterSharon
Why can't it be both?! :) Um...gonna go with ...yeast. Although, to be honest, I don't know if I actually know the difference (and thus, need this book!).

Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterTheresa
cake.....blueberry cake donut with a glaze! Yum!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterMarnie
Yeast please!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterAmy I.
Yeast!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterTiffany
Cake--it feels like you're getting more for your calories!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterNancy
Both! Old-fashioneds have to be cake, as do chocolate rings, but jelly donuts require yeast. :)
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterGussie
glazed chocolate CAKE doughnuts are the most amazing doughnuts EVER!!!!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterCaitycake
cake goes excellent with coffee!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterCasey
cake!!!! i love the density of it :)
October 12 | Unregistered Commentercatherine
yeast raised, so nice and fluffy
Yeast! Yummy! They're so light and fluffy.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterJanelle R.
cake! pumpkin, to be specific :)
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterSam D.
yeast...warm and dripping with icing!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterMary
Yeast! so light and fluffy. cake is too dense for me.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterSorayah
Yes to yeast!
October 12 | Unregistered Commenterjama
Chocolate cake with glaze! om nom nom.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterJamie G
Cake all the wayyy!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterEmily
Cake! Yum yum!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterMegan
Cake donuts for sure. I like donuts with substance!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterLiz Mc
I like cake donuts. But yeast ones are pretty good too. As long as either have lots of icing!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterRosemary Warren
YEAST ALL THE WAY!
That way when you have 2 or 3, it doesn't feel as bad as 2 or 3 heavy cake doughnuts! And they just taste yummier! :)
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterKristin Morris
yeast, example: Doughnut Plant's Valhrona Chocolate doughnut.
October 12 | Unregistered Commenterk
so hard so hard...i wanna say both...but will go with...CAKE ALL THE WAY!!!!!!!!
October 12 | Unregistered Commenterdana
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