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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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Carnival

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

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

Mardi Gras

Airing: 6:30 PM/5:30c

A singing rabbi from Edmonton, Alberta, a lawyer from Moscow, Idaho, and a college grad from Nashville compete in a...more

Harvest

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

Donut-makers Leigh from Portland, Kamal from Atlanta and Isabelle from Woodbridge compete in a mystery ingredient elimination...more

Cinco De Mayo

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

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

Vegas

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

A pastry chef from Tucson, a PhD from Toronto and a donut savant from St. Louis compete in a speedy elimination round...more

Bollywood

Airing: 9:00 PM/8:00c

Donut-makers Grayson from Calgary, Alison from Charleston and vegan food trucker Adam from Brooklyn compete in a mystery...more

Ancient Greece

Airing: 9:30 PM/8:30c

A DJ from Pembroke Pines, Fla., a vegan baker from Ottawa, Ontario, and a vocalist from Somerville, Mass., compete in...more

Bollywood

Airing: 1:00 AM/12:00c

Donut-makers Grayson from Calgary, Alison from Charleston and vegan food trucker Adam from Brooklyn compete in a mystery...more

Ancient Greece

Airing: 1:30 AM/12:30c

A DJ from Pembroke Pines, Fla., a vegan baker from Ottawa, Ontario, and a vocalist from Somerville, Mass., compete in...more

Zombies

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

A diner gal from Connecticut, an executive chef from Toronto and a vintage vixen from Minneapolis compete in a speedy...more

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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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