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Why cake donuts and yeast donuts are so different (video)

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2018 — Donuts are universally beloved. But there’s a significant sensory difference between biting into a cake donut and biting into a yeast-raised donut. The ingredients are almost identical, and in both cases, the dough is deep-fried. In this video, Reactions takes on the secret chemistry of donuts: https://youtu.be/u68ZnxzWj5k.

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