Baked Pumpkin Donuts
To make these donuts you will need a donut pan. They are so moist and delicious!
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup sugar, divided
- 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a donut pan with nonstick spray.
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, salt and baking soda.
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar and vegetable oil on medium-high until well combined, about 1-2 minutes. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until well combined. Beat in pumpkin and vanilla until just combined. Gradually add flour mixture to sugar mixture at low speed, beating just until incorporated.
Using a piping bag fitted with a round piping tip or a large Ziplock bag with the corner cut off, pipe the batter evenly into the donut pan. Place into oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until donuts are slightly browned and spring back when touched.
In a medium bowl, combine remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar and cinnamon.
When the donuts are done, cool for 10 minutes and brush the tops with butter, gently tossing in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
Serve warm or at room temperature.
Makes 12 donuts.
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