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Doughnuts, Fritters, Calas, and Related Breakfast Bread Recipes

Here's a variety of recipes for doughnuts, fritters, and related breakfast breads.

Easy Beignets
Beignets are a big favorite in New Orleans. Basically a fried dough pastry, these beignets are made in minutes, as you start with refrigerator biscuits. Cheating, yes...but they're oh, so good!

Plain Doughnuts - Old-Fashioned Doughnuts With Spices
Old-fashioned doughnut recipe with nutmeg and a little cinnamon - plain doughnuts. Plain doughnut recipe is deep fried.

Sweet Pecan Hush Puppies
Crispy, golden, and crunchy with Pecans these are a real treat -- for breakfast or brunch. While hush puppies are usually served savory (rather than with sugar in them) and enjoyed with other fried foods, we love these for breakfast drizzled with syrup and served with breakfast meats. Sprinkled with a coating that is made with powdered sugar and cinnamon, these are also a welcome dessert. I wish I could tell you if they are good as leftovers... but we've never had any leftover!

Fritter Recipe - New Orleans Fritters
Also known as pate de beignet a la Creole, this is a fritter batter for fruit.

Banana Fritters - Banana Fritter Recipe
Banana fritters are deep fried, made with mashed bananas and other ingredients. A banana fritter recipe.

Calas - Rice Fritter Recipe
Rice calas, a New Orleans tradition. Deep fried rice fritter recipe, known as calas.

Beignets, Calas, and Fritters - Breakfast in New Orleans
New Orleans breakfast treats, including beignets, fritters, and Calas, and more.

Fresh Fruit Fritters - Fruit Fritter Recipe
Fresh fruit fritter recipe with apples, banana chunks, berries or your own favorite fruits.

Mashed Potato Doughnuts Recipe
Mashed potato doughnuts from Sandy H.

Glazed Yeast Donuts - Bread Machine Recipe
Recipes for yeast breads made in the bread machine. These are donuts glazed with chocolate or vanilla icing.

Banana Fritters - Recipe for Banana Fritters with Cinnamon
Banana chunks and a little cinnamon in these banana fritters. Deep fried banana fritters spiced with cinnamon

Rice Fritters - Creole Calas Recipe
These rice fritters are made with cooked rice, yeast, nutmeg, cinnamon and mace. Batter is deep fried in oil and served with powdered sugar like beignets.

Sopaipillas Recipe - Sopaipillas with Honey and Cinnamon Sugar
Sopaipilla recipe with cinnamon sugar and cinnamon. A recipe for sopaipillas.

Doughnut Recipe - Honey Dipped Doughnuts with Coconut Coating
Honey dipped doughnuts are dipped in warm honey then in coconut. Ingredients in this spiced doughnut recipe include cinnamon, nutmeg, eggs, oil, and coconut and honey.

Banana Fritters - Recipe for Banana Fritters with Cinnamon
Banana chunks and a little cinnamon in these banana fritters. Deep fried banana fritters spiced with cinnamon.

Banana Chunk Fritters
These banana fritters are made with banana pieces dipped in a cinnamon batter then deep fried.

Apple Fritters
Apple fritters with finely chopped apples, served with a dusting of confectioners' sugar or syrup.

Banana Fritters - Recipe for Banana Fritters and Cinnamon Sauce
Banana fritters are deep fried then served with a cinnamon sauce. Banana fritter recipe and cinnamon sauce.

This old recipe comes from the "Picayune Creole Cook Book."

Banana Fritters
Mashed bananas, lemon juice, eggs, and powdered sugar are among the ingredients in these tasty fritters.

Banana Fritters with Cinnamon Sauce
Banana chunks are battered and deep fried then served with a rich cooked cinnamon sauce.

Cinnamon Buns for the Bread Machine
These cinnamon buns are started in the bread machine, then they're rolled, sliced, and baked. They're made with a buttery cinnamon filling, with optional raisins or pecans.

Chocolate Doughnuts
Delicious chocolate doughnuts with mashed potatoes and chocolate.

Corn and Ham Fritters
Savory fritters would be a nice accompaniment to any breakfast.

Creole Rice Calas
These fritters are made with cooked rice, vanilla, powdered sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and oil for deep frying.

Ham and Corn Fritters
Serve these tasty fritters with applesauce or sweet and sour sauce.

Cream Filled Doughnuts
Yeast doughnuts are deep fried then filled with a creamy pudding mixture. Dust filled doughnuts with confectioners' sugar.

French Market Doughnuts
Delicious beignets, made with yeast, sugar, eggs, flour, shortening and other ingredients. Sprinkle warm beignets liberally with powdered sugar.

Mashed Potato Doughnuts
This recipe for mashed potato doughnuts was shared on our forum by Sandy H..

Deep fried breads made with cream, sugar, and flour, served with cinnamon sugar and warm honey.

Native American Indian Bread (Bannock Bread)
This bread is quick to make, hearty and delicious. A hot piece of this bread is an ideal breakfast for kids on the go. It is nutritious, but sweet...

Jelly Doughnuts
Yeast doughnuts are filled with raspberry or strawberry jam or jelly then deep fried.

Creole Calas
Calas are made with yeast, rice, eggs, sugar, and spices.

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