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Pumpkin Donuts

Pumpkin Donuts

  • Yield: 12 donuts

Ingredients

For the Donuts

  • 2 c all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp cardamom ((optional))
  • 1/4 tsp clove
  • 2/3 c pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs ((room temp))
  • 2/3 c brown sugar
  • 1/2 c whole milk
  • 4 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

For the Glaze

  • 1 2/3 c powdered sugar
  • 2 1/2 tbsp whole milk
  • food coloring or sprinkles for decorating!

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and prepare your donut pans by greasing them with butter or shortening. 
  2. In a bowl, whisk together all of the dry ingredients; the flour, baking powder, salt & spices. 
  3. In a large separate bowl, combine the pumpkin, brown sugar, milk, eggs, butter & vanilla. 
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined. 
  5. Pipe or spoon the batter into each donut cavity until it is about 3/4 of the way full. This recipe will make about 12 donuts (I got 14 out of my batch). 
  6. Bake for about 10-13 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. 
  7. Allow to cool in the pan for about 5 minutes. After, flip the pan and pop the donuts out onto a cooling rack to finish cooling. 
  8. When the donuts have fully cooled, prepare the glaze. Dip each donut into the glaze, return to the rack and allow to dry. 

Notes

Recipe by Owlbbaking.com