Baked Pumpkin Donuts
Prep Time: 10m
Cook Time: 15m
Yield: 18-20 donuts
2 cups all-purpose flour
(Spices can be replaced with 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice mix)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 (15 oz) can pumpkin puree
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
⅓ cup vegetable oil
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
Preheat the oven to 350 F.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, pumpkin pie spices, baking powder, and salt.
In a separate bowl, mix together the pumpkin puree, sugar, oil, melted butter, vanilla, and eggs.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and beat until just combined.
Spoon the batter into a greased donut pan so that each mold is almost full. Smooth the tops with a small spatula or moistened finger
Bake the donuts for 15 to 18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Put baked donuts on a rack to cool.
Make your favorite sugar glaze, or brush with melted butter and dip in a blend of 1/4 cup sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon