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BAKED PUMPKIN DONUTS

Yield

16 donuts

Time

1 hour 10 minutes

These dense and moist pumpkin donuts are easy to make (they're baked, not fried) and are coated in a simple homemade vanilla glaze with milk chocolate chips.

INGREDIENTS

Pumpkin Donuts ‣ 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour ‣ 1/2 cup granulated sugar ‣ 1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed ‣ 1/2 teaspoon salt ‣ 1 teaspoon baking powder ‣ 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ‣ 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger ‣ 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves ‣ 1 cup pumpkin puree ‣ 1/2 cup milk ‣ 2 egg ‣ 1/4 cup olive oil Glaze ‣ 2 cup powdered sugar ‣ 2 tablespoons milk ‣ 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ‣ 1 cup milk chocolate chips, for garnish (optional)

1

Kick things off by whisking together all of the dry ingredients: flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Once mixed, set the bowl aside for now.

MIX DRY INGREDIENTS

2

In another bowl, mix together the pumpkin puree, milk, eggs, and olive oil.

MIX THE PUMPKIN, MILK, EGGS, AND OIL

3

Mix the dry and wet ingredients together until incorporated (but be careful not to overmix).

FINISH THE BATTER

4

Add the donut batter to a pastry bag (or a Ziploc bag with a corner cut), then pipe the batter into a donut pan sprayed with cooking spray. Fill each cavity up about 2/3 of the way. Once done, bake!

PIPE INTO A DONUT PAN

While the donuts bake and cool, prepare the glaze by whisking together the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla until smooth.

5 - MAKE THE GLAZE

6

Decorate the donuts by dipping the tops in frosting.

DIP THE DONUTS IN FROSTING

7

If you’d like, sprinkle the top of the still-wet frosting with chocolate chips.

TOP WITH CHOCOLATE CHIPS