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The Advanced Doughnut Training Course

Training Material Updated For 2015

advanced donut training course DVD and book


Learn How-to Make Every Doughnut On This Website!

Join me in the doughnut shop as I walk you through the doughnut making process, step-by-step. You will feel you are working with me side-by-side while we create a yeast and cake doughnut line, second to none!

Cake donuts - advanced doughnut training course

This can be found on a two-disc, four-hour, step-by-step doughnut making training course DVD and its companion bounded book Doughnut Business Formula. This 242-page book is a step-by-step guide to starting your own profitable business selling doughnuts!

Learn how-to make 35 cake and yeast doughnuts by scratch!

You will learn about traditional doughnuts, specialty doughnuts, unique doughnuts, fillings, toppings & decorating lost over time! Learn how to make authentic doughnuts by scratch, provided to you by the most experienced independent consultant in the industry.

My name is Ed Chastain and my brother and I (Lester) have a combined 35 years of experience making and creating handmade doughnuts by scratch in our doughnut shop and a variety of bakeries, constantly testing and perfecting the doughnut making art. I started making doughnuts at age 15 in my uncle’s bakery.

Our objective: to provide quality information and valuable training about the doughnut business so your only option isn’t just to open a doughnut franchise.

The advanced doughnut training course represents doughnut making at its best! It’s a trade you can easily learn and apply at fairs, carnivals, special events, or at your own highly profitable doughnut shop or doughnut wholesale business.

About The Doughnut Training DVDS


Doughnut Making DVD


In the DVD instructional I demonstrate my most guarded doughnut making methods, providing instruction on how to make traditional, unique, and even lost-to-history doughnuts, fillings, and toppings (like my special chocolate and white raised cinnamon twist, which, in my shop, outsells every other doughnut I have.).

Yeast donuts - advanced donut training course

Everything is coveredfrom raw ingredients, to batching your doughnut brew, to mixing, floor time, fermentation, loafing, doughnut making methods & techniques, proofing, frying, finishing, icing, and decorating. 

The doughnut recipes are provided in the doughnut shop formula book that are demonstrated in the above advanced doughnut training DVDS.


The above 1 minute donut making video does not represent DVD qaulity.

doughnut bulletOver 35 Minutes Of Complete Equipment Training And Trouble Shooting With Belshaw Doughnut Making Equipment.

doughnut bulletOver 2½ Hours Of Making Doughnuts On The Bakers Table By Scratch.

doughnut bulletOver 45 Minutes Of Complete Doughnut Finishing, Icing And Decorating And Topping Training.

Doughnuts Demonstrated In The Advanced Doughnut Training Course

Yeast and cake donuts

Bonus Training #1: Sweet Roll Training and Breakfast Croissant with the purchase of Advanced Doughnut Training Course.


About The Doughnut Business Formula Book


In my accompanying bounded book Doughnut business Formula, I completely (step-by-step) explain the process of creating raised yeast and cake doughnuts (Based On doughnuts Demonstrated In DVD) and offer my personal tips, doughnut calculation formulas, and authentic doughnut recipe cards that passed down to me by old-time bakers of yesteryear. There’s also a universal cake doughnut recipe and instructions on how to adapt it to make a virtually endless array of doughnuts.

Also included are proven recipes for icings, fillings, toppings and much, much more. Everything is covered: doughnut shop layout, equipment used, automated doughnut makers, doughnut recipes, doughnut premixes and doughnut making methods.

The Doughnut business Formula book also provides materials to start up the “business” part of your doughnut business, such as shop floor plans, places to find used doughnut equipment, kitchen equipment fabrication instructions, and advice on how to manage contractors, all with the idea of saving you time and money.

So How Will My Book And Videos Help You?

The Doughnut Business Formula bounded book complements the advanced doughnut training course and answers important questions to help you start and operate a successful business making and selling doughnuts.

Doughnut Business Formula

Table Of Contents

At a glance....

Chapter 1.) Beginning Doughnut Recipes

This comprehensive chapter tells you about all the ingredients needed to make doughnuts from scratch. We begin by listing the ingredients needed for yeast and cake doughnut recipes. Learn how to cook with flours, sugars and oils. We then explain the method to successfully make pour batters and soft doughs for superior yeast and cake doughnut. We finish with a chapter on modifying existing recipes to make your very own kind of doughnuts.

This preparatory chapter will help you utilize chapter 2 (Advanced Yeast & Cake Doughnut Making Techniques.).

Make delicious doughnuts by learning the fundamentals of mixing ingredients.

Chapter 2.) Advanced Yeast & Cake Doughnut Making Methods and Techniques

Utilizing my twenty-years of doughnut making experience, we continue our journey with advanced yeast doughnut making methods (recipe included). The advanced doughnut making course on DVDS clarifies and complements this specific chapter.

We explain in an easy to understand step-by-step process about everything you need to know to make yeast and follow cake doughnut recipes from scratch. We also offer personal tips, donut calculation formulas and recipes passed down to me by some old-time bakers.

Also included are resources to acquire ingredients and donut equipment with common prices and excellent donut icing, topping and filling recipes. Everything you need to operate your own donut shop is covered, including store layout, automated donut makers, recipes, premixes, and baking and frying methods.

Chapter 3.) Seventy-Five Most Popular Questions Pertaining To the Doughnut Business

A compilation of donut making tips, advice and business insights we handpicked from 2000+ ideas from our 35 years of experience in the industry.

Chapter 4.) Doughnut Business (Past and Present)

The book starts with an in-depth analysis of the doughnut business derived from the author’s 35 years of business experience and complemented with four months of research.

You will learn about the doughnut industry, interoperations, the doughnut shop owner mindset, the doughnut maker, the counter person and the doughnut connoisseur.

Chapter 5.) Doughnut Wholesale Business

The book explains how to successfully acquire daily contractual doughnut wholesale accounts and avoid costly mistakes. In addition, it tells about the specific equipment you need based on your own particular requirements and what kind of doughnut business you hope to have.

Chapter 6.) Learn How to Start a Profitable Mobile Doughnut Concession Business

Yes, that's right! Learn the secrets of booking hugely profitable events, including state fairs, festivals, concerts and carnivals. The book explains what you need to know before you approach event managers is all based on the seven critical factors a signature food item must meet.

I then generously share a specialty doughnut line, based on the seven critical factors a signature food item must meet. A doughnut line made in multiple varieties to almost guarantee successful booking of events. The book offers the best doughnut business advice money can buy. No other book provides such valuable advice.

Chapter 7.) Identifying the Ideal Doughnut Shop Location

The Doughnut Business Formula describes an ideal location for your new business, along with places to avoid. But that's not all. The book also provides detailed information about identifying and understanding how to rent or purchase a business location. It informs you about determining a community’s wants and needs. And about identifying and fulfilling a particular doughnut niche.

Chapter 8.) Marketing The Doughnut Business

Products that go together, sell well together. The chapter on marketing is very useful. In easy to understand language it explains how to up-sell and cross-sell related products that sell well together with doughnuts. But that’s not all. Not even close.

We continue our journey with an in-depth approach to marketing specialty, theme-based, holiday and character-based doughnuts. In addition, we provide an in depth assessment of current developments of related products, including coffee, espresso and cupcakes to complement your doughnut shop and boost your PROFITS. Everything you need to know is covered!

9.) Acquiring Free Media For The Grand Opening

New businesses require advanced advertising, marketing, branding and promotion. You will be SHOCKED when you discover our method of attracting free media publicity for your business’ grand opening. The media will be attracted to your grand opening like moths to a fire.

Chapter 10.) Acquire Free Bakery Related Equipment

We inform you of proven methods of acquiring many kinds of free bakery equipment, including display cases, espresso machines and coffee brewers. But it doesn't stop there! You will be armed with our insights to capturing discounts from local ingredient suppliers and negotiating lower prices on bulk orders.

And there’s so much more we tell you about, including…

doughnut bullet26 proven and tested doughnut Recipes, Icings and Toppings.

  1. Simple Yeast Donut Recipe -Page 187 
  2. Pumpkin Cake Donut Recipe -Page 192 
  3. Apple Cider Donut Recipe -Page 194 
  4. Buttermilk Cake Donut Recipe -Page 196 
  5. Cake donut trouble shooting with Belshaw type B donut dispenser- Page 197 
  6. Chocolate Cinnamon Cake Donut -Page 197 
  7. Blueberry cake donuts -Page 198 
  8. French Donut Recipe From Scratch -Page 198 
  9. Donut Puff Recipe -Page 199 
  10. Baked Yeast Donuts -Page 200 
  11. Basic Sweet Rolls Recipe -Page 201 
  12. Baked Cake Donut Recipe -Gluten & Vegan Free Recipe - Page 202 
  13. Basic Sweet Roll Recipe - Page 203 
  14. Common ingredients for donut icings and glazes and why. - Page 203 
  15. Donut Icings, Glazes and Whipped Fillings- Page 204 
  16. Traditional Donut Glaze -Page 204 
  17. White Donut Icing -Page 205 
  18. Vanilla Butter Cream Filling -Page 205 
  19. Maple Icing -Page 206 
  20. Chocolate Icing -Page 206 
  21. Mocha Cream Filling -Page 207 
  22. Cherry & Blueberry Icings -Page 207 
  23. Secret Donut Toppings & Fillings- Page 208 
  24. Toffee/Peanut Donut Crumb -Page 208 
  25. French Filling -Page 208 
  26. Vanilla Sugar -Page 208 

Bonus #2 with the purchase of Advanced Doughnut Training Course.

(Newly Released)

Doughnut Business Start-up Guide Book.

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To complement the advanced doughnut training course. You also will receive my new 38 page Ebook Doughnut Business Start-up Formula. A complete start-up business guide book I wrote based on real world experience in the doughnut/coffee industry:

doughnut bulletLease negotiation from A to Z

doughnut bulletSample lease negotiation

doughnut bulletLetter of intent to lease

doughnut bulletBuying an established or failing shop

doughnut bulletSite selection

doughnut bulletFinancing

doughnut bulletBusiness Plan Development

The above information is completely separate from the doughnut business formula bounded book. This Ebook alone is priceless!!!



1 Year Free Access To The Proof And Bake Club (Support Forum) with the purchase of Advanced Doughnut Training Course.


The proof and bake club is my vision to bring bakers together of any skill level from around the globe; by providing a private members only community within a "dynamic" communication web site. Doughnut course members of the club can connect and network with bakery owners, expert bakers and hobbyist bakers from around the globe, with LIVE streaming video chat, forum!

The proof and bake club represents a community of like minded people-whereby you can ask baking and doughnut business related questions, answered by experts for a recipe too success!



In all honesty, I know that there is true business opportunity in doughnuts! If you’re interested in learning complete doughnut making methods and techniques, the advanced doughnut training course represents donut making at its best!

The course includes all of the above information, provided to you by the most experienced independent consultant in the industry. And, as stated, doughnut recipe email consultation with me are included in the program. What’s the cost? Less than the price of a couple of tables and chairs for your new doughnut/bakery shop.

The course includes, The Doughnut Training DVDS & Doughnut Business Formula bounded book delivered to your door step, free doughnut recipe consultation and access to The Proof And Bake Club, assisting you long after your purchase.

You’re investing in your future and you’re paying for knowledge derived from two decades of proven experience.

The choice is yours: Waste weeks or months in "research" and thousands of dollars on mistakes, or get ALL the above information in this program right now, Today!


INSTANT ACCESS! Gain instant access to the above Advanced Doughnut Training Course!

This is what you will receive with the order of the Advanced Donut Training Course...

1Two-disc, four-hour, step-by-step doughnut making training course DVD.

2Companion bounded book Doughnut Business Formula. This 242-page book is a step-by-step guide to starting your own profitable business selling doughnuts!

3Doughnut business start-up guide book. This ebook complements and clarifies the doughnut shop business plan and doughnut business formula bounded book.

4The proof and bake club support forum.


No Risk Guarantee with ABSOLUTELY NO EXCLUSIONS for 90 days! If for ANY REASON you are not 100% satisfied with your ADVANCED DOUGHNUT TRAINING COURSE , I will promptly refund your money with NO QUESTIONS ASKED! This offer lasts for a full 90 days.


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  • Includes The Advanced Doughnut Training Course (Four Hour, 2 Disc DVD Set).
  • The Doughnut Business Formula Bounded Book (242 Pages).
  • Doughnut business start-up guide eBook.

Free doughnut recipe consultation.








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  • 3 hours consulatation
  • The doughnut shop business plan formula Ebook.
  • Espresso business formula Ebook.

The Above complete Advanced Donut Training & Business Course & 3 Hours Doughnut Business Consultation.

Includes all bonus ebooks and 3 hours one-on-one consultation.

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OR purchase the doughnut business formula book separately.

The Doughnut Business Formula bounded book. This 242-page book is a step-by-step guide to starting your own profitable business selling donuts!













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1 - Industry specific doughnut shop business plan formula, consisting of 25 pages.

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Do You Know?

Donuts are the second most profitable food item in the nation, second only to the potato!


The cost to prepare and finish a donut is approximately 12 cents!


This is one of those rare businesses with a universal customer base.


DVD Listed below are doughnuts demonstrated in the Advanced Doughnut Training Course.

Chocolate/White Yeast Cinnamon Twist


Cinnamon Twist Doughnut Cinnamon Twist Doughnuts  

 The Mocha Doughnut

   The Mocha Doughnut

Open-Faced Cherry And Apple Turnover Doughnuts. Also Shown Are Pull-A-Part Mini Turnovers.

  Open-Faced Cherry And Apple Turnover Doughnuts. Also Shown Are Pull-A-Part Mini Turnovers.  


Turnover and bear claw donuts

Raspberry Mini-Fill Doughnuts

  Raspberry Mini-Fill Doughnuts

Texas Doughnuts

  Texas Doughnuts

 Xmas Cane Doughnuts

  Xmas canes

Honey Bun Doughnuts

  Honey Bun Doughnuts


Rosette Doughnuts

Rosette Doughnuts

Apple Fritters And Mini-Fritter Doughnuts

Apple Fritters And Mini-Fritter Doughnuts

Buttermilk Bar Boughnuts

  buttermilk bar doughnuts

Double Roasted Coconut Doughnuts

  Double Roasted Coconut Doughnuts


Roasted CoconutDoughnuts

          Coconut Doughnuts

Old Fashion Doughnuts











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DVD Listed below are doughnuts demonstrated in the Advanced Doughnut Training Course.

Cinnamon Roll Doughnuts 

Cinnamon Roll Doughnuts 

Yeast Glazed Doughnut

  Yeast Glazed Doughnut 

Chocolate Marbled Yeast Doughnut

  Chocolate Marbled Yeast Doughnut

Doughnut Bismarcks

  Doughnut Bismarcks 

Bear Claw Doughnuts With French Filling

  Bear Claw Doughnuts With French Filling

Maple And Chocolate Bar Doughnuts

  Maple And Chocolate Bar Doughnuts  

Lemon, Cherry And German Doughnuts

  Lemon, Cherry And German Doughnuts

Double Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

  Double Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

Blueberry And Crumb Cake Doughnuts

  Blueberry And Crumb Cake Doughnuts  

Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

  Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

Assorted Buttermilk Cake Donuts

  Assorted Buttermilk Cake Donuts

Sweet Roll Training Included

  sweet rolls and breakfast croissant

Breakfast Croissant Training Included

Breakfast Croissant Training Included

Pumpkin Yeast Doughnuts

Pumpkin Yeast doughnuts 

French Cruller Doughnut

  French doughnut 

Sweet Roll Training (3 varieties)

  sweet rolls

Breakfast Croissants

Breakfast Croissants






























































































































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