Support your at-home bakery with a donut maker

Fans of sweets enjoy the goodness of cake-y delights in all shapes in sizes like cupcakes, cheesecake, pound cake, even fried cakes like donuts. Yes, donuts, those circular confections with the hole in the center. For the donut enthusiast, these delicious desserts are a must-have as a breakfast treat and dessert. Those willing to take their love for donuts a bit further can try making baked versions in a handy donut maker. These donut-crafting machines will replicate that bakery bliss at home. So whip up some batter and choose one of our favorite donut contraptions.

Four at a time

Babycakes mini donut maker

Staff Pick

Create four tasty donuts every few minutes with this mini confection-making machine. This little appliance is constructed with molded non-stick baking plates, made to plump your donut recipe to perfection. All you need to do is plug in the machine, wait for it to heat, add your favorite batter, and close the lid. You won't have to wait too long for the yummy donuts to emerge. For clutter-free storage, this model also features a cord wrap.

$20 at Amazon

The power of seven

Brentwood mini donut maker machine

Bake up a batch of miniature delectables with this seven-at-a-time donut maker. This easy machine is powered by 750 watts and features molded not-stick plates. Just add your favorite batter recipe, lower the lid, and yummy donuts will take shape in minutes. This little machine has a convenient cord wrap and stores vertically to minimize countertop clutter.

$43 at Amazon

By the dozen

VonShef electric mini donut maker

Miniature donuts are an easy dessert option, especially if you're looking for something tasty to make for a party or gathering. This little machine will bake 12 cute donuts at a clip, in minutes. It's constructed with easy non-stick molded plates. The mess-minimizing plates make it super simple to remove donuts and clean away batter residue. With this machine, baking donuts is as easy as preparing your favorite batter, adding it to the pre-heated machine, and closing the lid.

$55 at Amazon

Bake and decorate

Betty Crocker mini donut maker

There's no need to frequent the bakery with this easy donut maker by Betty Crocker. You'll create more than a half dozen donuts in just a few minutes. The machine has nonstick plates with seven molds, ready for that first pour of batter. It also features a temperature indicator light, so you know when the plates are heated and ready to bake. Once the baking is complete, your job isn't over. That's when the decorating begins. To assist, this donut maker is accompanied by a piping bag and spatula so you can precisely ice your donuts.

$34 at Amazon

To the oven

Wilton non-stick 6-cavity donut baking pans

If you're not looking to add another appliance to your countertop,...