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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 all the way! I just purchased a muffin pan to bake donuts. How nice to be able to have this cookbook to go with it.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterDee Amick
Cake with cinnamon powdered sugar
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterLydia
Yeast, with chocolate glaze.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterEmmajeanP
yeast type, definitely. there's just something about that melt-in-your-mouth texture when they're just made and hot and freshly glazed. yum!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterJinger
Hard to decide. Some times yeast, sometime cake. OK will be YEAST, but just one :-)
October 12 | Unregistered Commentermiryam
yeast, definitely
October 12 | Unregistered Commenternikki
Cake! Sour cream, please!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterJacqueline
Yeast donuts! Nice, light yummy goodness!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterSabrina
Double chocolate cake doughnuts - yes, I'm addicted to Double Trouble from Top Pot.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterJess
I'm not picky, but if I have to choose it would be yeast!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterJeanne
YEAST!!! It's ALL about the sugary glaze (almost any glaze flavor) and the light fluffy donut.... NOM!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterMeg
Cake Doughnut! yes, perfect to soak up coffee. yum!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterSheila
CAKE! :D
The texture lets you get a delicious 'mouthful' feeling and absorbs milk or coffee much better than yeast.
Chocolate...Butternut....Blueberry.... Oyeee.
XO.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterNicole B.
Yeast! I love my doughnuts with glaze :)
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa
Yeast is soo much better!! They're fluffy and light!!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterRianna
both please!
October 12 | Unregistered Commenteryoungmi
Yeast or cake, a donut is a donut and I can never turn down a donut!
October 12 | Unregistered Commentergisella
Definitely cake!
Yeast all the way, baby!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterJo Chu
Cake baby!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterLindsay
Cake!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterMarcelina
Cake cake cake!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterTommy
Yeast!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterJess
I am pretty sure I need both cake and yeast doughnuts in my life. Sometimes life calls for an Old Fashioned, and sometimes I have to have a maple bar. There you have it.
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterNoreen
Tough call...I love all doughnuts but sugar coated cake are definitely my #1...so Team Cake!
October 12 | Unregistered CommenterTara
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