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Baked Cinnamon Spice Doughnuts

I hadn’t had a really good doughnut in years but these reminded me why I LOVE doughnuts. Light, fluffy pastries covered in cinnamon sugar, made all the healthier thanks to being oven baked and not fried in oil.

AuthorMackieDifficultyBeginner

Dough
 ¼ cup Butter
 ¼ cup Oil
  cup Sugar
  cup Brown Sugar
 2 Eggs
 1 ½ tsp Baking Powder
 ¼ tsp Baking Soda
 1 tsp Nutmeg
 1 tsp Cinnamon
 ¾ tsp Salt
 1 tsp Vanilla
 2 ⅔ cups Flour
 1 cup Milk
Coating
 ¼ cup Cinnamon Sugar
 ½ cup Confectionery Sugar
Glaze
 1 ¼ cups Confectionery Sugar
 1 tbsp Light Corn Syrup
 1 tbsp Butter (melted)
 2 tbsp Milk
 ½ tsp Vanilla

Dough
1

Beat together butter, oil, and sugars until smooth. Add eggs and beat to combine. Stir in the baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, and vanilla. Stir the flour into the butter mixture, alternating with the milk; beginning and ending with flour.

2

Spoon the batter into two greased doughnut pans, filling the wells 1/4 inch shy of the rim.

3

Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool 5-7 minutes before turning them out of the pans and onto a wire rack.

Coating
4

Cinnamon Sugar Option: In a plastic bag, shake warm doughnuts with about 1/4 - 1/3 c cinnamon sugar.
Powdered Sugar Option: In a plastic bag, shake warm doughnuts with 1/2 c of non-melting topping sugar, or confectionery sugar.

5

Frosted Option: Make or buy your favorite frosting recipe and spread on cooled doughnuts or make this glaze instead. Feel free to add sprinkles!

Glaze
6

Combine all ingredients together, adding extra liquid or confectionery sugar to adjust the consistency.

Ingredients

Dough
 ¼ cup Butter
 ¼ cup Oil
  cup Sugar
  cup Brown Sugar
 2 Eggs
 1 ½ tsp Baking Powder
 ¼ tsp Baking Soda
 1 tsp Nutmeg
 1 tsp Cinnamon
 ¾ tsp Salt
 1 tsp Vanilla
 2 ⅔ cups Flour
 1 cup Milk
Coating
 ¼ cup Cinnamon Sugar
 ½ cup Confectionery Sugar
Glaze
 1 ¼ cups Confectionery Sugar
 1 tbsp Light Corn Syrup
 1 tbsp Butter (melted)
 2 tbsp Milk
 ½ tsp Vanilla

Directions

Dough
1

Beat together butter, oil, and sugars until smooth. Add eggs and beat to combine. Stir in the baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, and vanilla. Stir the flour into the butter mixture, alternating with the milk; beginning and ending with flour.

2

Spoon the batter into two greased doughnut pans, filling the wells 1/4 inch shy of the rim.

3

Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool 5-7 minutes before turning them out of the pans and onto a wire rack.

Coating
4

Cinnamon Sugar Option: In a plastic bag, shake warm doughnuts with about 1/4 - 1/3 c cinnamon sugar.
Powdered Sugar Option: In a plastic bag, shake warm doughnuts with 1/2 c of non-melting topping sugar, or confectionery sugar.

5

Frosted Option: Make or buy your favorite frosting recipe and spread on cooled doughnuts or make this glaze instead. Feel free to add sprinkles!

Glaze
6

Combine all ingredients together, adding extra liquid or confectionery sugar to adjust the consistency.

Baked Cinnamon Spice Doughnuts

Thanks to King Arthur Flour for the recipe!

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