Baked Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts
I am so SO glad that my search for doughnut pans paid off because these spiced pumpkin doughnuts are very worth making! I’ve tried out a few different recipes for baked doughnuts and have been happy with the results but this recipe is by far the best one I’ve tried. (It could be because they’re dunked in butter and then cinnamon sugar)
I found the recipe for these via (you guessed it) Pinterest! Pinterest linked me up to blue eyed bakers and the awesome recipe. If you don’t own any doughnut pans I think you should start searching for some and make these right away.
Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts recipe from Blue Eyed Bakers
Recipe made 6 regular size and 12 mini doughnuts.
- 1 3/4 cups flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon allspice
- 1/8 teaspoons ground cloves
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup melted butter
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 3tbsp of cinnamon (or to taste)
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Grease the muffin pans with cooking spray and set aside.
In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves. Set aside.
In a mixer bowl, combine the veg oil, brown sugar, egg, vanilla, pumpkin puree and milk. Beat until smooth.
Stir the dry ingredients into the wet until just combined.
Using a pastry bag (or large ziplock with the corner snipped) pipe the dough into the pans so they’re almost full.
Bake 8-9 minutes for minis and 12-15 for regular sized doughnuts or until they spring back when gently touched.
Remove from the oven and gently tap pans on the countertop to loosen the doughnuts (you don’t have to do this, but I find it really helpful)
Remove doughnuts from pans onto wire racks.
In a paper bag (or bowl) combine the cinnamon and sugar. Dunk doughnuts into the melted butter and then toss in the cinnamon sugar mixture. Serve right away. (if you’re not planning to serve right away just hold off on the butter dunking sugar-coating until ready to serve)
I also mixed up some powdered sugar with cinnamon in a paper lunch bag and shook the warm doughnuts to coat (no butter required)
*if you’re without a doughnut pan try baking these up as mini muffins and then doing the buuter, suagr coating! 12-15 minutes!