Online Class

Simple to Sensational Doughnuts

$39.99

Indulge in decadent doughnuts! Learn how to make quick and easy fruit fritters, artisan doughnuts and even your favorite luscious glazes.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Jenny McCoy
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Join renowned pastry chef Jenny McCoy as she shares the secrets behind making a variety of bakery-style doughnuts at home! Expertly mix dough for fritters and classic cake and yeasted doughnuts. Then, learn how to roll out and shape your dough for melt-in-your-mouth long Johns, doughnut holes, Bismarcks and beyond. Jenny will show you how to use a heavy pot you already have in your kitchen to fry your doughnuts. Plus, get tips on using the right oil, and how to build and maintain the right temperature to achieve browned but tender doughnut perfection. You’ll also find out how to expertly fill your doughnuts with tempting vanilla bean custard, mascarpone and more. Finally, dip, dunk and decorate your pastries with homemade vanilla glaze, flavored sugars, toasted coconut and even bacon — just try not to dig right in!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction & Apple Fritters
15:22
Meet your instructor, professional baker and pastry chef Jenny McCoy, then dive right into making a deep-fried favorite, apple fritters. Jenny shows how to mix the fritter batter and discusses options for a variety of fruit fillings, then cooks the fritters in a tabletop fryer. Don't have a fryer? Jenny will explain in the next lesson how to make fritters or doughnuts on the stovetop. You'll also learn how to tell when the fritters are cooked through and ready to enjoy!
2. Cake Doughnuts
23:05
3. Classic Yeast Doughnuts
13:53
4. Doughnut Fillings
22:44
5. Glazes
11:56
6. Baked Doughnuts
09:04
7. Glazing & Decorating
11:50

Taught by

Jenny McCoy
Jenny McCoy
As a pastry chef with more than 10 years of experience in some of the country's finest kitchens, Jenny McCoy has learned to transform classic techniques into inventive and exceptional desserts, many of which you'll find in her book, <i>Desserts for Every Season</i>. Jenny's philosophy on baking is simple: By combining the best ingredients available and a personal creative touch, anyone can expand their repertoire to create expertly refined recipes and original pastries with ease. A truly approachable expert, Jenny's detailed lessons are both inviting and inspiring.
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