How to Bake Fresh Easy Donuts at Home

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Dec. 27, 2011

Believe me, I love a fried donut as much as the next person but, they aren't the healthiest thing in the world. In this video, we show you an easy healthy recipe to make baked donuts at home. How do they taste? Unbelievable, right?


All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Baking powder 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Pumpkin pie spice 2 Teaspoon
Unsalted butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Eggs 1
Canned pumpkin puree 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Milk 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
For cinnamon icing
Powdered sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Ground cinnamon 1/4 Teaspoon
Milk 1 Tablespoon



1.Preheat the oven to 375 F.


2.In a bowl, combine together all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pumpkin pie spice. Set aside.

3.In a standing mixer, cream the butter and brown sugar.

4.Add the egg, the pumpkin puree and milk.

5.Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined.

6.Place the dough in a large zipper bag, seal the bag airtight and then cut off ½ inch of one corner.

7.Pipe the dough into doughnuts on a Silpat or parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes and allow to cool.

8.For the icing – in a bowl, place all of the ingredients and whisk to combine.


9.Drizzle icing over each doughnut.


10.Serve the pumpkin doughnuts with milk.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 268Calories from Fat 63

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 296 mg12.33%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 21 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet