Friday, August 13, 2010


These are my new favorite thing:

Mini donuts! They are about the size of a quarter and super easy to make. You can get the pan here.

I made these for Bumblebee MIL's birthday and got rave reviews. My husband and a few friends said they taste like real donuts just mini.

Baked Donuts
1 1/4 cups cake flour; sifted
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 1/4 baking powder
1/8 ground nutmeg
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 egg lightly beaten
1 1/2 tablespoon butter; melted

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (I put my electric oven slightly lower).
Spray pan with non-stick cooking spray.
In a mixing bowl (I used my kitchen aid bowl) sift together cake flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg, and salt.
Add buttermilk, egg, and butter and stir till just combined.
Fill each donut cup approximately half full (I did even a little less, I found using a piping bag filled with the dough works better to get evenly sized donuts).
Bake 4-6 minutes or until the tops of the donuts spring back when touched. (It was exactly 4 minutes for me)
Let the donuts cool in the pan for 4-5 minutes before removing.

Vanilla Glaze:
1 cup of confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon of milk
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until completely smooth. (This didn't work out for me and I added about 2 more tablespoons, maybe more, of milk) I just figure this is a jumping off point till you get to the consistency you prefer. You can also add food coloring at this point)

To glaze a donut, simply hold upside down and dip the donut in the glaze, immediately decorate with sprinkles, coconut, candies as you wish.

Any questions? Let me know and I'll do my best to help you out.

1 comment:

Taryn said...

Those look so good and are adorable. I'm definitely going to make them! Thank you for posting the recipe =)