Master raised donuts from start to finish, including doughs, fillings, glazes and decorations.

Make creative and delicious donuts that everyone loves to eat.

This course will focus on making donuts from start to finish, including the ingredients, making the dough, fermentation and frying, as well as making fillings, glazes and decorations.

Richard Bies is the chef owner of La Donuteria and La Do in Barcelona. He has made well over a million donuts! He will show you just how creative you can be when you bring your ideas to life while making delicious donuts that everyone loves to eat.

At the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the dough fermentation process and be able to make both classic ring donuts and filled donuts using two different dough preparations.
  • Know how to make a variety of colorful and delicious fillings and glazes without the need for artificial colorings or flavors.
  • Learn the techniques needed to design and realize your own donut creations.


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Course Syllabus

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Presentation and recipe book
Chapter 2 - The History of Doughnuts
Chapter 3 - White Dough
Chapter 4 - Cacao Doughs
Chapter 5 - Creams and Curds
Chapter 6 - Glazes
Chapter 7 - Decorations
Chapter 8 - Assembling the white doughnuts
Chapter 9 - Assembling the cocoa doughnuts
Chapter 10 - Assembling the filled doughnuts
Before you go

Take your donut creations to the next level with tempting textures and natural flavors.

What you'll learn

There are many varieties of doughnuts: raised, cake, crullers, fritters, and old-fashioned. All of them are fried. We are going to focus on raised donuts in this course.

Donut expert, Richard Bies, will show you step by step how to prepare a range of creative donuts, using techniques and recipes that you can adapt to design your own donuts.

You will learn to mix, ferment, cut and fry two different types of dough.

You will understand the techniques needed to produce cream and curd fillings with correct textures and tempting flavors.

Discover how to make appealing and colorful glazes using fruit purees, nut pastes, espresso coffee, matcha tea, and much more.

With techniques, such as candying and crumble doughs, you will see how to design eye-catching decorations that provide flavors and textures to compliment the overall taste experience.

Who is it for?

This is a medium difficulty course aimed at professionals who would like to organize donut production in larger quantities. This course is also for enthusiasts at home who would like to make their own donuts. In this case the recipes can be scaled down and adapted.

What you’ll need

  • Mixer
  • Fryer
  • Grills
  • Donut Cutters
  • Thermometer
  • Rolling Pin
  • Whisks, Spatulas
  • Bowls
  • 20 L professional mixer or stand mixer
  • Proofer
  • Fridge for Gastro or 60x40cm
  • Convection Oven

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See what our Members are saying

Very good explanation

Thank you for your team really very good explanation and very useful for me thanking you

Abudhakhir Sarfudeen

So thorough! He explains every step in detail.

I loved this course, the teacher is so thorough, neat and very creative! He explains every step clearly and it shows how passionate he is about his craft. Thank you to the teacher!! Now it's up to me to try out some of his inspiring recipes!

Susan Malfermo


I really enjoyed the course! Chef Richard made donut making seem like a breeze! I'm really looking forward on implementing all recipes and techniques! Thank you so much!

Maria Aguilar

Chef Richard was AMAZING!

Very well laid out with all the information. Easy to follow! Love everything about this course. Love the simplicity of the recipes. Less is definitely more! Thank you Chef Richard!

Mercedes Sanchez

All information was useful and important for me.

I got the information I was looking for. I love donuts and dream of starting a donut business. I hope your course will be the start of my dream becoming a reality. xxx Dainora


Absolutely Fantastic!

I love this course! The structure, great recipes, good videos, and presentation are impeccable!

Adrian Lupu

Meet your Instructor

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Chef owner of La Donuteria and La Do, Barcelona, Spain.

From the USA to Barcelona, a creator of fun, appealing and delicious pastry products.

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What's included?

  • 2 h 10 min HD video
  • 11 recipes
  • 41 lessons
  • Recipe Book
  • 6 Quizzes
  • Certificate

Available languages

  • Español, English (VO)
  • English, Español, Italiano (BETA), Français (BETA), PortuguĂȘs (BETA), Deutsch (BETA)
  • Intermediate

Ratings and Reviews

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Kelly Sanos
Posted 6 days ago

Simple yet delicious recipes.

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Mohamed Rasheek
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Lorima Tomu
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Posted 1 month ago

Chef Richard made it so easy to understand the process of making donuts and fillings, especially the fact that he makes use of natural flavors.

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Fiona Lucas
Posted 1 month ago

I think the amounts should be given as he makes them and how many it will make because I am now having to hunt for the amounts.

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Rubia Abreu
Posted 1 month ago
Muito interessante as técnicas de glaze!

Gostei bastante de entender os detalhes de confeccionar um bom donut, as tĂ©cnicas de glaze. Mas ainda fiquei com dĂșvidas sobre o uso do restante de massa numa prĂłxima massa

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Andreas Gkionis
Posted 1 month ago
very good teacher

the guy is amazing a true professional

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Posted 1 month ago
recipe doesn't work

recipe doesn't work

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Wayne McChesney
Posted 1 month ago

Simple instructions and great videos used for illustration purposes.

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Mandie Lowe
Posted 2 months ago
Delightful donuts!

The instructor's enthusiasm for donuts is contagious. I wanted to get started after watching his introduction. The recipes are both classic and contemporary, with something for everyone. The lessons are well presented, easy to follow and each step is clearly demonstrated. This is an exceptionally good course, the instructor is excellent. The resulting products are beautiful!

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