Donut Showdown takes the donut to epicurean heights. Donuts are the new cupcakes –– the latest trendy treat. Each episode sees three of the best donut makers from across North America test their creativity in our diner kitchen.

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The Competitors' Best Doughtnuts

The Competitors' Best Doughtnuts

From root beer to rum, Sriracha to citrus, the Donut Showdown competitors truly go big or go home.

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The Judges' Own Doughnut Recipes

The Judges' Own Doughnut Recipes

Those who rank the best doughnuts also create the best doughnuts -- Cooking Channel Proverb

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The Judges' Favorite Donuts

The Judges' Favorite Donuts

The judges share the best and worst doughnuts they've ever had, plus the secret to a great doughnut.

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Underwater

Airing: 10:00 AM/9:00c

An ex-flight attendant from Los Angeles, a 21-year-old wunderkind from San Luis Obispo, Calif., and a foodie from Waterloo,...more

Hollywood

Airing: 10:30 AM/9:30c

A fun-loving pastry chef from Montreal, a U.S. Army Officer from Atlanta and a pastry scion from Oakland compete in...more

Royalty

Airing: 11:00 AM/10:00c

An executive pastry chef from Atlanta, a punk princess from Albuquerque and an experimental restaurant owner from Cayuga,...more

Wake Up Call Donuts

Airing: 10:30 PM/9:30c

Three bakers compete in an elimination round using coffee as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for...more

Wake Up Call Donuts

Airing: 2:30 AM/1:30c

Three bakers compete in an elimination round using coffee as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for...more

Land of the Rising Sun

Airing: 2:00 PM/1:00c

Donut-makers Dan from Brooklyn, Shannon from Washington and Amanda from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient elimination...more

Good Morning

Airing: 2:30 PM/1:30c

Donut-makers Dawn from Minneapolis, Del from Washington and pastry chef Michelle from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient...more

Carnival

Airing: 3:00 PM/2:00c

Donut-makers Robert from Florida, Carrie from Albuquerque and pastry chef Josie from Montreal compete in a mystery ingredient...more

High School Cafeteria

Airing: 3:30 PM/2:30c

Donut-makers Reeva from Virginia, Laurel from Oakland and Rags from Vancouver compete in a mystery ingredient elimination...more

Cinco De Mayo

Airing: 4:00 PM/3:00c

Donut-makers Jasmine from Colorado, Martin from Georgia and vegan food trucker Ambergre from South Carolina compete...more

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January 22, 10am Donut Showdown
January 22, 10:30am Donut Showdown

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January 18, 4pm Donut Showdown

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Alton Brown on Doughnuts

Alton Brown on Doughnuts

Alton Brown answered his fans' questions about  perfecting doughnuts with science.

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