Impress everyone at your holiday table

Learn to make dumplings and donuts with two incredible Cornellian chefs.

Dumpling-making class

  • Get a dumpling lesson with Irene Li ’12 of Mei Mei. Irene will share the joy of making dumplings—and how to teach your friends and family to make them, too!

Donut-making class

  • Prep your ingredients and watch this donut-making lesson with chef Amy Benigno Fothergill '87. She'll show you how to make delicious donuts at home with simple ingredients, whether you prefer fried, baked, gluten-free, vegan, or even sugar-free!

Dumpling guides

  • Get ready for class with this list of ingredients and a how-to guide from Mei Mei.

General donut tips

  • baking supplies
    Basic instructions and supplies

    Everything you'll need to get started! Plus ingredient substitutions for allergies.

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  • making donut holes
    General baking tips

    Never made a donut? This guide will answer all of your questions.

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Donut recipes

  • Big Red apple donut holes
    Regular donut recipes

    Featuring Big Red apple donut holes, baked chocolate donuts, and baked vanilla donuts.

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    Gluten-free donut recipes

    Gluten-free recipes for Big Red apple donut holes, baked chocolate donuts, and baked vanilla donuts.

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    Glazes and toppings

    Basic glazes, flavored glazes, and how to craft the perfect sugared donuts.

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Cornell Family Cookbook

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