Rating: 3.65 stars
83 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 38
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 10
  • 1 star values: 13
  • 83 Ratings

Spiced Pumpkin Donuts will get you into the mood for fall--no matter what season you enjoy this pumpkin dessert recipe. Who needs frosting for pumpkin donuts when you have pumpkin-spiced sugar?

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Kritsada Panichgul

Recipe Summary

prep:
35 mins
chill:
3 hrs
cook:
2-1/2 minutes per batch
Yield:
about 12 doughnuts plus holes
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Spiced Pumpkin Donuts

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high seed for 30 seconds. Add the 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, baking soda, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in pumpkin, buttermilk, egg, egg yolk and vanilla until combined. Using a wooden spoon, stir in flour until well combined. Cover and chill 3 hours.

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  • On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to a 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with floured 2-1/2-inch doughnut cutter, dipping cutter into flour between cuts. Reroll as necessary.

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  • Fry doughnuts, 2 or 3 at a time, in deep, hot fat (365 degrees F) about 2-1/2 minutes or until golden, turning once. Using a slotted spoon, removed doughnuts from oil and drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining doughnuts and doughnut holes. Coat warm doughnuts in Spiced Sugar. Serve warm or at room temperature. Makes about 12 doughnuts plus holes.


Spiced Sugar

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  • In a small bowl, stir together sugar, ground cinnamon, and freshly grated nutmeg or ground nutmeg.

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Reviews

83 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 38
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 10
  • 1 star values: 13
Rating: 5 stars
02/22/2017
Wonderful taste and texture.Family loved even if all were not coated with cinnamon sugar.
Rating: 5 stars
10/15/2017
These are so delicious! They are now part of our autumn family traditions. The spiced sugar sets them apart from other pumpkin donuts I've tried; the nutmeg really ties the flavors together.
Rating: 5 stars
10/12/2017
Omg YUMMY
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