Rose and Pistachio Doughnut

Recipe: Rose and Pistachio Doughnut

A gourmet doughnut inspired by traditional French pastries, featuring a delicate rose and pistachio flavor.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 packet instant yeast
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup warm milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
Rose Icing:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp rose water
  • Pink food coloring
  • Crushed pistachios
  • Edible rose petals
  • Powdered sugar for dusting


  1. Dough Preparation:
    • Mix flour, sugar, salt, and yeast in a large bowl.
    • In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, and vanilla.
    • Combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients.
    • Gradually add softened butter, kneading until the dough is smooth.
    • Cover and let it rise until doubled in size, about 1-2 hours.
  2. Shaping and Second Rise:
    • Roll out the dough and cut into doughnut shapes.
    • Place on a baking sheet, cover, and let rise for another 30 minutes.
  3. Baking:
    • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • Bake the doughnuts for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.
    • Let them cool on a wire rack.
  4. Rose Icing:
    • Mix powdered sugar with milk to create a smooth icing.
    • Stir in rose water and a few drops of pink food coloring.
  5. Decoration:
    • Once cooled, dip each doughnut into the rose icing.
    • Sprinkle crushed pistachios and place a few edible rose petals on top.
    • Dust with powdered sugar before serving.

Enjoy this elegant and flavorful fusion of French pastry techniques with the classic doughnut!

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