Get the Best Donut Cutter

Cut Homemade DonutsNow You Can Easily Cut Perfect Homemade Donuts
(Source: ©Shaiith79/Depositphotos.com)

An easy-to-use donut cutter is one of the handiest kitchen gadgets to have in your cupboard. You'll enjoy using one to make great looking donuts the quick and easy way at home. Grandma would have loved one, and you will too.

It's not easy to find a high quality dough cutter for donut making since not all local stores carry them, except for the cheaper plastic models that don't work as well. But, as revealed below, I found a great little cutter that will do the job well and stand up to years of service.


The Perfect Size for
Making Perfect Donuts

The Ateco 2-1/2 inch Stainless Steel Donut CutterAteco 2-1/2-inch Donut Cutter

The Ateco 2-1/2-Inch stainless steel donut cutter cuts a perfect donut shape to make the best sized donuts for serving. As one satisfied Amazon reviewer says, "The rings puff up to good sized donuts, not too big, not too small." It's a perfect size for making small bagels too.

The Ateco cutter's outer edge has a diameter of 2-1/2 inches with a 1 inch center hole. This means it's designed for easy handling and should fit comfortably in the palm of your hand, not awkward like some cutters. Your hand won't get tired while using it.

Ateco also makes a 3-1/2 inch cutter for those who prefer making a larger, full-size donut. You could buy both sizes, but, I personally prefer to eat a couple of the smaller 2-1/2 inch donuts to one full-sized donut. The smaller ones turn out a wee bit crispier when fried. They're absolutely delicious!

Quality Construction

Well made of high quality stainless steel, its sharp cutting edges slice cleanly through the dough without mess or fuss. No clogs and no prying out the dough.

This means you'll be able to cut a dozen donuts in no time at all, effortlessly, just like the pros. Its professional cutting edge is sharp, so take care using it. Treat it as you would a knife and you'll be fine.

The stainless steel is not only durable, but it's dishwasher safe too. This means it's very easy to clean, and it's safe to leave in the dishwasher while drying overnight.

What Others Are Saying

This cutter is loved by consumers on the Internet with an average of 5 out of 5 stars on Amazon. Here are some of the comments:

  • "A great little donut cutter"

  • "Just the right size for cake doughnuts"

  • "Gives my donuts a very professional look"

  • "Well made and should last a lifetime"

Any Complaints?

I found virtually no complaints for this cutter. One person's review did say that the dough stuck to it a bit. However, this depends a great deal on how well the dough was made, and it's easily rectified by dipping your cutter in little bit of flour before cutting, as the flour will help to prevent any dough from sticking.

Watch the Donut Cutter in Action

Watch this brief video that gives an easy donut recipe and demonstrates how to make donuts that are cut with the help of this handy kitchen tool.


The video moves along rather quickly, so you might find this list of ingredients helpful if you decide to try the given donut recipe:

2 tablespoons yeast
1 cup all-purpose flour
1-1/4 cups butter
2/3 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon salt
3-1/2 cups bread flour
Frying oil

Just imagine the thrill you can create for your family with fresh, homemade donuts that taste the way Grandma's did. And don't forget to fry the little "donut holes" and sprinkle them with powdered sugar and cinnamon. Everybody loves to nibble on them!

Where to Get the Ateco 2-1/2-inch Cutter

Perfect Cut DonutsMake Perfectly Cut Homemade Donuts
(Source: ©vulkanov11@gmail.com/Depositphotos.com)

You should be able to find this affordable doughnut cutter at department stores in your area, or you can order it online from Amazon.


You May Also Like





Enjoy a Laugh to Brighten Your Day!

Abbott and Costello on Stage

Listen to Bud Abbott and Lou Costello's "Who's On First?" skit from the World War 2 Special Services Division V-Disk.

(5: 54 min.)


Like This Page? Please Share It




Visit the Homemade Dessert Recipes Homepage

Donald Bell is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Old Fashioned Rose and Cookbook Icon
Don Bell with Vintage Recipe Scrapbooks

Please click Like and help preserve Grandma's old fashioned recipes in their original form.


Mystery Quiz

Mystery Item

What is this antique item? The Answer is found below.


Recent Articles

  1. Fun Frozen Treats Recipes - Simply Delicious

    Simply delicious frozen treats recipes that are easy to make and fun to eat. Enjoy ice cream sandwiches, pies, cones, and colorful frozen swirls and layered treats.

    Read More

  2. Grandma's Picnic Recipe Ideas

    You will love Grandma's old fashioned picnic recipe ideas. Make tasty cakes, pies, sandwiches, salads, and beverages for lunches the year-round.

    Read More

  3. How to Tie Various Knots with Illustrations

    Quickly learn how to tie various knots by following the illustrated instructions. Use over 20 knots for almost any purpose: basic household use, nautical, garden, and farm.

    Read More

  4. Read Short Inspirational Stories That Inspire, Motivate and Entertain

    You will enjoy reading these short inspirational stories from Grandma's day. These vintage stories will inspire and motivate and help to pass the time when you need to take time out from a busy world.

    Read More

  5. Our Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy outlines the steps we take to safeguard your personal information while you're a guest on the Homemade-Dessert-Recipes.com website.

    Read More


Quiz Answer

Grandma's button hooks for  fastening tight buttons on leather boots and gloves.