Double Ginger Doughnuts, a flavorful recipe from Melissa Clark. (James M. Thresher for The Washington Post)

Apple Cider Doughnuts: Get an extra punch of flavor from the buttermilk and and spices that are part of the dough.

Double Ginger Doughnuts. Fresh and ground ginger give this dessert its characteristic zing.

Doughnuts With Chocolate and Vanilla Dipping Sauce. If this is gilding the lily, we are all for it.

Sufganiyot (Israeli Hanukkah Doughnuts). Here’s Joan Nathan’s take on the traditional jam-filled confection.

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