How many calories are in a donut?


Quick Answer

A plain, glazed doughnut from Dunkin' Donuts contains 260 calories; it also contains 14 grams of fat, 31 grams of carbohydrates, 3 grams of protein and 12 grams of sugar. Doughnuts come in many varieties. Doughnuts with additional fillings or toppings have higher calorie counts.

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A doughnut is a dessert food made from deep-fried flour dough. It is usually ring-shaped or filled with jam, custard or cream, and can be topped with a glaze, powder or frosting. Different varieties of doughnuts are eaten in many cultures. For example, in Poland round, jam-filled doughnuts called "paczki" are eaten, while in Indonesia potato doughnuts named the "donat kentang" are popular.

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