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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)

BOTH!!! But if I have to decide, cake!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterErin
Cake! SO Yummy!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterSarah Crosby
Cake is my choice!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterAllie
Yeast!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterGina
cake!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterMechelle johnson
i love cake donuts! mmm!
October 13 | Unregistered Commenterbridge
Oh man, there is nothing like a fresh, yeast doughnut! It rivals the pancake tummy warmth!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterNikki Lynne
Yeast! cake is delicious and dunk-worthy, but nothing compares to a light, fluffy, yeasted doughnut (preferably slathered with frosting and sprinkles).
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterEmily
I dont care as long as it is a DONUT :)
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterMiranda B.
Yeast! While I like both, I am partial to the yeast varietal :)
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterJanelle
CAKE!!!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterElaina B
Cake Cake Cake!!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterLisa
Yeast!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterElizabeth
I love cake doughnuts, but I definitely want to try whatever kind that banana bread doughnut is in the trailer.
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterElisabeth
Well, it depends. Cake donuts are divine with hot coffee. But yeast donuts with a glaze are the perfect snack. Typically, I'm in a yeast donut mood.
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterRyan
Cake donuts, when done well, are the best. Bad cake donuts, are just dry and horrible.
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterSuzanne
Cake donut! (:
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterEllen Kim
I'm not picky - anything I can get my hands on will do! I love the light airy-melty-fluffyness of a yeast donut, but I also love the exterior crunch of a perfectly fried cake donut! Mmmm....Donuts!!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterJennyK
I have to go with yeast donuts-preferably with some kind of strawberry frosting!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterOlivia M.
Oh, yeast, for sure.
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterLiz
yeast!!
October 13 | Unregistered Commenternicole
yeast is yummiest!!
October 13 | Unregistered Commentermandalea
Yeast!!
October 13 | Unregistered Commenterlydia
I like the yeast donuts. I like that they're a little more chewy.
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterGwen
Yeast for sure!
October 13 | Unregistered CommenterNicole W
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