June 1, 2012 at 9:23 AM ET
It’s one of the happiest days of the year! June 1 is National Doughnut Day, a day when we give ourselves license to indulge. While you can score free treats at Krispy Kreme, Dunkin Donuts and other purveyors, you can’t do any better than to fry or bake flavorful, fresh versions in your own kitchen. Here are a few recipes for decked out, over-the-top awesome doughnuts. Tell us in the comments below, what’s your favorite doughnut flavor?
Apple pie doughnuts
Sweet potato doughnuts
"Boozy" donuts with creme brulee topping
Baked lemon "fonut" (vegan and gluten-free)
Elvis doughnut (peanut butter, banana and bacon)
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