Forget fried donuts! Bake up a custom batch of these delicious breakfast favorites at home in your oven.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
chill:
2 hrs to 1 day
bake:
15 mins at 350°
cool:
5 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 doughnuts
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Make-It-Mine Baked Donuts

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Directions

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  • Coat six indentations of a doughnut pan or nine 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with cooking spray; set aside. In a medium bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, Spice, salt, and baking soda. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs.

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  • In a small bowl combine egg, Stir-In, and yogurt. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture; stir just until combined (do not overmix).

  • Spoon batter into a pastry bag fitted with a 1/2-inch round tip. Pipe batter into the prepared doughnut pan indentations or muffin cups. Lightly coat a sheet of plastic wrap with cooking spray. Place plastic wrap, coated side down, over doughnut batter. Chill for 2 to 24 hours.

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Remove plastic wrap. Bake about 15 minutes or until doughnuts are light golden brown and spring back when lightly touched. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Carefully invert pan to remove doughnuts.

  • As soon as doughnuts are cool enough to handle, dip or spread with Dipper(s) and, if desired, sprinkle with Topper(s). Serve warm.

Spice:

1 teaspoon apple pie spice; 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice; 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste; 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon; 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Stir-In:

2/3 cup shredded apple; 2/3 cup fresh blueberries; 1/2 cup flaked coconut; 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate pieces; 1/4 cup snipped dried cherries or cranberries; 1/4 cup chopped toasted pecans or walnuts; 1/4 cup canned pumpkin; 1/4 cup mashed ripe banana; 1/4 cup applesauce; 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

Dipper(s):

Cinnamon sugar;* powdered sugar;* Powdered Sugar Icing (see recipe, ???); Chocolate Powdered Sugar Icing (see recipe, ???); chocolate-hazelnut spread, such as Nutella; and/or marshmallow creme

Topper(s):

Miniature semisweet chocolate pieces; flaked coconut; chopped nuts; miniature candy-coated semisweet or milk chocolate pieces; almond toffee bits; chopped fresh strawberries; crushed or chopped cookies; chopped candies; and/or colored sprinkles or jimmies

*Note:

If you use these dippers, the toppers will not stick to the doughnuts. If you'd like to add a topper, use a different dipper or spread.


Powdered Sugar Icing

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  • In a small bowl combine powdered sugar, vanilla or almond extract, and enough milk to make smooth and of drizzling consistency. Makes about 1 cup.

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Chocolate Powdered Sugar Icing

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  • In a small bowl stir together powdered sugar, cocoa powder, the 2 tablespoons milk, and the vanilla. If necessary, stir in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, to reach drizzling consistency. Makes about 1 cup.

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