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Pumpkin Donuts
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Dandelion Tea Donuts With Chocolate Frosting
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Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts
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Chocolate Chip Donuts
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Gluten Free Baked Vanilla Donuts with Pink Frosting
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Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts
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Chocolate Coffee Donuts
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Fudgy Chocolate Donuts With Peanut Butter Frosting
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What I LOVE for Holiday Gifts: Metallics, Robots and Donuts
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Vanilla Matcha Green Tea Frosting Donuts
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Chocolate Donuts with Peanut Butter Candy Cane Frosting
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Peanut Butter Donuts With Vanilla Frosting
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Blueberry Lemon Glazed Muffin Top Donuts
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Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting (Dairy Free Option)
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Carrot Souffle
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Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe
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Broccoli Mac and Cheese
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Pumpkin Hummus
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Instagram Posts
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The Best Childrens Tea Sets for Toddlers

Pumpkin Donuts

Baked Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Cake Donuts! This easy homemade recipe makes soft, delicious Pumpkin Donuts that are ready in under 30 minutes! Recipe makes 1 dozen donuts. One of the BEST Fall Pumpkin dessert recipes!

Baked Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Cake Donuts! This easy homemade recipe makes soft, delicious Pumpkin Donuts that are ready in under 30 minutes! Recipe makes 1 dozen donuts. One of the BEST Fall Pumpkin dessert recipes!

Seriously, I love everything about this time of year. The beauty brought about by the changing of the seasons, the delicious fall produce being harvested daily, and the eager anticipation for the holiday season.

And lets not forget pumpkin! Now is the time of the year that pumpkin reigns supreme. In soups, chili, pancakes, pies and of course…baked goods, like these Baked Pumpkin Donuts!

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Dandelion Tea Donuts With Chocolate Frosting

Dandelion Tea Donuts With Chocolate Frosting recipe.  Dandelion tea is filled with healthy benefits so enjoy these donuts for breakfast or dessert.  Includes a dairy free donut recipe too. 

Dandelion Tea Donuts

Dandelion Tea Donuts With Chocolate Frosting recipe.  Dandelion tea is filled with healthy benefits so enjoy these donuts for breakfast or dessert.  Includes a dairy free donut recipe too. 

Maybe this blog should be called Brooklyn Donut Girl.   If you haven’t noticed I’m a bit donut obsessed lately…

What else am I obsessed with? Tea.  The craze started when I was elementary school and my mother started to serve me a cup each morning.  Let’s just say it rapidly increased to me declaring a lot of tea whenever I go through a airport.  It’s a strong love. 

Dandelion Tea Donuts With Chocolate Frosting recipe.  Dandelion tea is filled with health benefits so enjoy these donuts for breakfast or dessert.  Includes a dairy free donut recipe too. 

First, let’s talk dandelions. Yeah, I’m talking about those pesky flowers you probably curse under your breath about when you spot them in your garden.  Of if you’re like me, you cut them up, tie a string around them, throw on a garden dress and pretend to have a wedding in the garden.  30 years old and forever a flower girl.    

Dandelion Recipe

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Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts

The best Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts recipe!  This recipe is easy to make, resulting in moist soft donuts!  These homemade baked donuts are made with fresh carrots and taste just like carrot cake!  

The best Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts recipe!  This recipe is easy to make, resulting in moist soft donuts!  These homemade baked donuts are made with fresh carrots and taste just like carrot cake!  

Do you love donuts? Do you love carrot cake?  Then I have the perfect recipe for you!  

This Winter we got very lucky with our carrots.  We didn’t have high hopes for them but upon one Spring cleanup day we were surprised to find pounds of carrots hiding under the soil waiting for us to find them.  It was a big surprise and it created some even bigger garden smiles
Fresh Garden Carrots

Aren’t they just beauties?  I just can’t get enough of fresh carrots.  There’s nothing like the taste of a carrot that was just picked.  Sometimes I nibble on one as soon as I pick it, I just can’t help myself.  So I took the carrots down to the kitchen and pondered… What to make? 

For dinner, I love making Carrot Casserole and  Roasted Carrot Soup but I was craving something sweet!

Fresh Garden Carrots

(Reminder: Never throw away your carrot tops! Make this Carrot Tops Vegetable Broth!)

Carrot Cake Donuts Ingredients

These donuts basically require the same ingredients as carrot cake.  You’ll need;

  • carrots
  • egg
  • orange juice
  • melted butter
  • vanilla
  • brown sugar
  • flour
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • cinnamon
  • allspice

The vanilla glaze on top is a tried and tested recipe that I use all the time!  You make it with milk, vanilla extract and powdered sugar.

The Best Carrot Cake Glazed Donuts! These homemade baked donuts are made with carrots (healthy!) so they taste just like carrot cake! This recipe is easy to make and the donuts are moist and full of flavor! These donuts are perfect for breakfast or dessert - they're so yummy!

How to Make Carrot Cake Donuts

These donuts are really easy to make because we bake then in the oven.

  1. You’ll first want to beat the egg in a large bowl. Then add your orange juice, butter, vanilla and sugar.
  2. Next stir in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and allspices. YUM, that smells good! Keep mixing.
  3. Gently fold in your shredded carrots to the mixture. Use a spoon to mix them.
  4. Fill your donut pan up about 1/2-3/4 full.
  5. Bake for approximately 10 minutes.
  6. When the donuts are baking, start making your sugar glaze. For this you’ll combine milk and vanilla in a saucepan on the stove.
  7. Then add your powdered sugar into the mix, whisking slowly until combined.
  8. Remove from heat, and carefully dip each donut into the glaze. Careful not to burn yourself (this is a job for adults).
  9. Set on rack and cool.
  10. My favorite part… eat them!

The Best Carrot Cake Glazed Donuts! These homemade baked donuts are made with carrots (healthy!) so they taste just like carrot cake! This recipe is easy to make and the donuts are moist and full of flavor! These donuts are perfect for breakfast or dessert - they're so yummy!

These donuts are definitely a keeper in my garden notebook now. I can’t wait for our next carrot harvest to make (and devour!) some more Carrot Cake Donuts!

Did you make and love this recipe? Give it your review below! 👇 And make sure to share your creations by tagging me or using the hashtag #brooklynfarmgirl on Instagram!

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The best Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts recipe!  This recipe is easy to make, resulting in moist soft donuts!  These homemade baked donuts are made with fresh carrots and taste just like carrot cake!  

Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts

The best Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts recipe!  This recipe is easy to make, resulting in moist soft donuts!  These homemade baked donuts are made with fresh carrots and taste just like carrot cake!  

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Carrot Cake Donuts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice
  • 1 ¼ cup shredded carrots

For the glaze

  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cups confectioners powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat egg in large bowl. Add orange juice, butter, vanilla and sugar, beat well.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and allspice and mix till moistened.
  4. Gently fold in shredded carrots.
  5. Fill donut pan up.
  6. Bake for 9-11 minutes. Let cool for 2 minutes.

For the glaze

  1. Combine milk and vanilla in a saucepan and heat over medium heat.
  2. Stir in confectioners powdered sugar into milk mixture. Whisk slowly, until well combined.
  3. Remove from heat and dip each donut into glaze.
  4. Set on rack until cool enough to eat.

 

Chocolate Chip Donuts

BAKED Chocolate Chip Donuts are AMAZING!  This easy recipe makes fluffy delicious homemade donuts that are ready in 10 minutes!  Mini chocolate chips are baked inside the donuts with the best chocolate frosting on top! I’m in love with these double chocolate donuts!

BAKED Chocolate Chip Chocolate Frosted Donuts are AMAZING! This easy recipe makes fluffy delicious homemade donuts that are ready in 10 minutes! Mini chocolate chips are baked inside the donuts with the best chocolate frosting on top! I'm in love with these double chocolate donuts!

It’s been a little while since my last donut recipe, but don’t worry, I’ve been eating my share of donuts!    With T-Minus 30 days before the baby comes (if she’s on time!) I’ve having my share of sweet tooth cravings.    This past weekend I was craving chocolate chips and donuts so I decided to combine these 2 beautiful worlds and make these Chocolate Chip Chocolate Frosted Donuts which are amazing! I think you’re going to love them!

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Gluten Free Baked Vanilla Donuts with Pink Frosting

GLUTEN FREE Baked Vanilla Donuts recipe with a bright pink frosting on top!  The icing glaze is completely all natural!   These cute donuts are great for birthday party, bridal party and wedding desserts!  They’re always a favorite at PTA meetings too! 

These donuts are stunning.   They are beauty pageant material.    With a golden brown baking finish, and the prettiest natural pink color frosting on top  you might as well call them Miss Donut World 2017.  And the taste?  Oh my! Give the donuts their sash and crown already because they’re delicious!

GLUTEN FREE Baked Vanilla Donuts recipe with a bright pink frosting on top!  The icing glaze is completely all natural!   These cute donuts are great for birthday party, bridal party and wedding desserts!  They're always a favorite at PTA meetings too! 

FAQ for this recipe:

Where can I buy a donut pan?
You can buy one at kitchen supply stores, most large department stores and of course – Amazon!  I recommend getting 2 pans as most recipes make 12 donuts.

Is your recipe right, do I really need to use 6 eggs?
Yes, you really do.   Coconut flour is super absorbent and needs extra liquid in it.   When substituting coconut flour for all purpose flour, you should add 1 extra egg for every 1/4 cup of coconut flour being added.  For example, this recipe when using all purpose flour calls for 2 eggs, but since we’re using 1 cup coconut flour we need to add a extra 4 eggs equaling 6 eggs.   I know this sounds crazy if you’ve never used coconut flour but you’ll be amazed by how much the flour absorbs the liquid.

Can I use all purpose flour instead of coconut flour?
Yes,  use 1 cup all purpose flour and 2 eggs (instead of 6).

My donuts always fall apart when they come out, what did I do wrong?
Most likely you didn’t cook them long enough so please (especially with this recipe) make sure to use a toothpick to insert into a donut to make sure they are fully cooked.  When you are absolutely sure they are fully done, remove from the oven and let cool for 15 minutes. After that I use a butter knife and gently scrape around the edges to remove each donut.  

Do you have any other frosting recipes?
Sure, try chocolate or peanut butter frosting.

Do I have to use beet powder?
Of course not – that just gives them a pretty natural color. If you want to add no color to the frosting, don’t add add beet powder (it will just be a plain white frosting).  If you don’t have beet powder you can use blueberries (great for a natural dye) or food coloring (not so natural).

How many donuts does this recipe make?
It makes 12 dozens.

These donuts are so pretty and yummy! Gluten Free Baked Vanilla Donuts recipe with a bright pink frosting on top! The icing glaze is completely all natural and made with beet powder - which has no beet taste to it! These cute donuts are great for birthday party, bridal party and wedding desserts!

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Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts

HOMEMADE BAKED Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes.  These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like raised sugar donuts from your favorite bakery! 

We live in a world filled with crazy and exciting donut flavors and combinations. Remember the half donut/half croissant craze? Have you checked out the exotic flavors that bakeries are offering for donuts?

There’s Blood Orange, Cafe Au Lait, Hibiscus, Passion Fruit, Horchata, Matcha and more. And while these unique flavors are exciting, sometimes it’s just not practical nor economical to hunt them down.

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

Homemade Sugar Donuts Recipe

Maybe I’m just not an adventurous foodie.  Sugar, Glazed, Chocolate  donuts – now you’re talking my language.  So, because I was craving donuts today, I came up with this simple Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe. I think you’ll love it. Who else loves homemade donuts? Me, me, me!

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

When you make your own donuts at home you know exactly what is going into them. There are no fillers and extra junk that donuts really don’t need. And let’s face it, as delicious as those exotic donuts are, do we really know what’s in them?

This recipe is so simple and requires almost nothing that you don’t already have around the house. You will need a donut pan!  Make the $10 investment and buy one because it’s worth it!

These homemade donuts are so delicious and extra soft! They are made with buttermilk so you know they are going to be moist and soft. These donuts are not heavy at all but instead have a light, airy texture to them, more like a raised donut.

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

Buttermilk Substitute With Vinegar

Not everyone keeps buttermilk around the house, but it is easy to substitute if you cannot make a run to the store. I know how it is when you want your donuts NOW! So instead, you can use 1 1/2 teaspoon of white vinegar or lemon juice plus enough milk to measure 1/2 cup. Stir it and let stand for 5 minutes. Then you’re good to go!

Buttermilk Substitute With Yogurt

Another option is using 1/2 cup of plain yogurt instead of the buttermilk. It’s much more common to have regular milk or yogurt in your house than buttermilk, unless you are someone who bakes all the time.

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

This recipe is so quick and easy. Mix up your batter, throw your donut pan in the oven for 15 minutes, let cool for a few minutes and then shake the donuts in a bag of sugar and your Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts are ready to be eaten and enjoyed! 

It really is that quick! You’ll be eating your own delicious donuts in no time. Eat them while they’re still warm, yummmm.

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

They are great for breakfast, a snack and dessert. They are so simple that you can make up a batch anytime you feel like it with no trouble at all. It’s so easy that many of my readers have told me they had fun baking them (and eating them!) with their kids too.

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

I hope you like them as I do (and I really, really like them)! Feel free to mix it up too. Add some raw cacao to make chocolate donuts. Make a simple glaze with powdered sugar and milk and glaze them. The possibilities are endless.

Enjoy!

More Donut Recipes

Looking for more donut recipes?

Try my Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Frosting!

Carrot Cake Donuts

Chocolate Chip Donuts
https://brooklynfarmgirl.com/chocolate-chip-chocolate-frosted-donuts-2/

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HOMEMADE BAKED Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes.  These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like raised sugar donuts from your favorite bakery! 

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts

HOMEMADE BAKED Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes.  These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like raised sugar donuts from your favorite bakery! 

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 12

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

For the sugar coating

  • 1/4 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray donut pan with nonstick spray.
  3. Mix together oil, buttermilk, eggs, sugar, salt, baking powder and vanilla until combined.
  4. Stir in flour and continue to mix until smooth.
  5. Fill the donut pans up about 3/4 of the way.
  6. Bake donuts for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven, let cool for 5 minutes, then remove donuts from pan.
  8. Put sugar in a sandwich bag.
  9. One at a time, drop your donuts in bag and shake lightly to cover.
  10. Eat right away or store in container.

Recipe Video

 

Recipe Notes

Recipe makes 1 dozen 3 inch donuts.

 

Chocolate Coffee Donuts

Easy to make Chocolate Coffee Donuts with Vanilla Chocolate Chip Frosting!  This donut recipe is a family favorite! Everyone thinks they’re delicious!

I have to tell you something.   I made these Chocolate Coffee Donuts to take to work to share with everyone, but instead I kept them at home because I wanted to eat them all. And I did, I ate them all, and I didn’t regret it one bit. 

Chocolate Coffee Donuts

These donuts are the best of all worlds, moist chocolate donuts, vanilla frosting that sticks perfectly to the donuts, mini chocolate chips on top, and the sublte taste of coffee.  What gives the donuts a special taste is that I used 1 tablespoon of Folgers instant coffee granules in the batter.   Use 1-2 tablespoons depending on how “coffee” you want it to taste.  I love how simple Instant coffee is to use in recipes!  

How to make Instant Coffee Chocolate Donuts with Vanilla Frosting! These donuts are delicious! Bonus how to recipe video included!

These are perfect breakfast or brunch donuts to serve alongside a nice cup of coffee.   They also make a great dessert.   I love that you can get a small dose of your caffeine fix in, while eating a donut!  

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Fudgy Chocolate Donuts With Peanut Butter Frosting

I have a thing for donuts.   When I’m home and craving a sweet, or need to bring a dessert to a party, I usually grab my handy donut pan and get to work. Sometimes I’m feeling vanilla, other times chocolate, and maybe I’m feeling crazy so I add some tea or berries to make a new flavor.   If you don’t have a donut pan, buy one, it will be a life changing moment when you make donuts for the first time.

That’s how these Fudgy Milk Chocolate Donuts With Peanut Butter Frosting happened. I needed donuts.

Fudgy Milk Chocolate Donuts With Peanut Butter Frosting. These donuts are easy to make and will satisfy your chocolate loving sweet tooth. On top is the most delicious peanut butter frosting!

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What I LOVE for Holiday Gifts: Metallics, Robots and Donuts

In the What I LOVE series, I’m sharing current things that I love.  Maybe it’s cats, maybe it’s a new restaurant, maybe it’s a new cookie, maybe it’s… anything!

So it’s finally the rush to the Holidays.  Have you begun shopping yet? I haven’t, but I will begin soon.  I’m not a Black Friday shopper because usually I’m too impatient and too picky. What I love is finding that special gift for a friend or loved one that fits them perfectly.  You know that friend who is obsessed with donuts (that’s me!) then why not get her a donut clutch handbag so she can never be too far from her beloved sweets?

When I was flipping through the pages of Marie Claire I started to get some ideas for my fashion forward and sweet tooth friends.  I love browsing magazines for ideas but I usually don’t love those price tags that come with it.  You know it’s not going to be good when the price says “Price upon request”.  So below are some of my favorite trends without those giant price tags.

Reach for the stars with these cutting-edge items with a futuristic bent.
I am so in love with that dress along with the clear bag that I’m seeing hearts in my own eyes.  Maybe Matthew is reading this…. Hello lovely!  Oh and that Robot bag, I can’t stand how cute it is.

White Dress /  White Bag / Clear Bag /Robot Purse / Sunglasses

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Vanilla Matcha Green Tea Frosting Donuts

Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Vanilla donuts.  Recipe makes 10 donuts.  These are perfect for a tea party, birthday party or dessert!

Green tea is totally my favorite cup of the moment. I go in between green jasmine and jasmine pearl because it’s so hard to pick a favorite.  My tea preference changes on the weather, so with Spring visibly right around the corner (hopefully) my morning cup has changed from dark to a light green tea.  In the Spring I crave freshness, seeing the markets slowly have more fruits gets me excited.  I’ve been buying raspberries and watermelon to get ready for our own garden season (coming soon).  

Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Vanilla donuts. Recipe makes 10 donuts. These are perfect for a tea party, birthday party or dessert!

 

Say hi to my  new best friends,  Vanilla Peanut Butter Donuts with Matcha Green Tea Frosting.
Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Vanilla donuts. Recipe makes 10 donuts. These are perfect for a tea party, birthday party or dessert!

I used the matcha green tea powder to make a super smooth frosting that is perfect for spreading on a donut or a cupcake.  For these, I threw the frosting in a piping bag and put on top of vanilla with a touch of peanut butter donuts.  These were a big ol hit and gone within minutes.  
Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Vanilla donuts. Recipe makes 10 donuts. These are perfect for a tea party, birthday party or dessert!

The frosting not only looks pretty but it tastes amazing too.  Wish just 2 teaspoons of green tea matcha powder, it transforms the frosting to give it that green tea taste.  Even if you aren’t serving these to tea lovers, I can be pretty sure they’ll be none left at your party!   I also love how pastel this frosting turned out, doesn’t it scream Spring?
 Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Vanilla donuts. Recipe makes 10 donuts. These are perfect for a tea party, birthday party or dessert!

Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Vanilla donuts. Recipe makes 10 donuts. These are perfect for a tea party, birthday party or dessert!

Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Vanilla donuts. Recipe makes 10 donuts. These are perfect for a tea party, birthday party or dessert!   

The donuts are moist and “cakey”.  They are half cake, half donuts, 100% delicious.  I love filling my donut pan up pretty full to just have the tops flat instead of the visible hole.    So if you’re ready to start Spring on the sweet side, throw on your prettiest dress and make these Vanilla PB Donuts with Matcha Green Tea Frosting!  
Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Vanilla donuts. Recipe makes 10 donuts. These are perfect for a tea party, birthday party or dessert!

Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Vanilla donuts. Recipe makes 10 donuts. These are perfect for a tea party, birthday party or dessert!

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Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Vanilla donuts. Recipe makes 10 donuts. These are perfect for a tea party, birthday party or dessert! 

Matcha Green Tea Donuts

Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Vanilla donuts.  Recipe makes 10 donuts.  These are perfect for a tea party, birthday party or dessert!

Ingredients

Donuts

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

Matcha Green Tea Frosting

  • 6 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered confectioners sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 teaspoons matcha green tea powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease your donut plan.
  3. In a large bowl mix your flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and nutmeg together. Beat in butter, milk, eggs, vanilla and peanut butter
  4. Fill each donut cup 3/4 full. Bake for 8-9 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before removing them from pan.

For frosting

  1. Beat together butter and sugar. Add milk and green tea powder.
  2. Frosting only needs to be mixed for a few seconds.
  3. Frost donuts with knife or piping bag.

Recipe Notes

Makes 8-10 donuts.

Chocolate Donuts with Peanut Butter Candy Cane Frosting

The time is close… who else is getting excited wrapping presents and smelling pine when they walk in the door?
Who else is sad that no matter how hard you try, your cats will never love the idea of dressing up for Christmas?
Every year I try… every year I fail.

Goblin is thinking “Please someone help me…I’m not a reindeer.”
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And in this one Xanadu is plotting on how to push me off the bed tonight..
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 One of these days I’ll get them in a costume.. maybe while the’re sleeping! 🙂

I am a donut lover.  As a kid my mom worked at the donut shop and she would always bring me home my favorite blueberry donut.  At Halloween she’d bring me home little festive munchkins that were decorated like Frankenstein and pumpkins.   Sometimes before school for breakfast on a busy day, I’d run into the gas station and buy a donut.  So what I’m saying is that the donut love has been strong for a long time.

I’ve been craving a good homemade donut but wanted to make them fun for the holidays, so I decided to do a #CandyCaneHacks donut recipe. Say hello to Chocolate Donuts with Peanut Butter Candy Cane Frosting.
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The donuts are chocolate are oh so moist. I only made a batch of 6 because I wanted to play it safe.. and only eat 6. 🙂
Chocolate Donuts with Peanut Butter Candy Cane Frosting

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The frosting is magical. I’m serious guys. It casts a delicious spell on you when you can’t do anything but eat it.  I went back at least 6 times and took a spoonful of this.  It’s so fluffy and has the perfect peanut butter taste to it.
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You’ll want to crush up your candy cane until it’s almost powder like.  I like when it gets that consistency where is’t not too big you’re going to feel a crunch, instead it’s just like peppermint sugar on top.
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And then donuts are ready to be eaten!
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Enjoy these donuts friends!

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Chocolate Donuts with Peanut Butter Candy Cane Frosting

Ingredients

For the donuts

  • 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup water

For the frosting

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chocolate peanut butter
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Extra

  • 1 Candy Cane - crushed up

Instructions

For the donuts

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray your donut pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Stir together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add oil, vanilla and water and continue to stir until smooth.
  4. Pour into donut pan and bake 10-12 minutes. Let donuts cool.

For the frosting

  1. Use softened butter and mix with peanut butter (I use a hand mixer).
  2. Slowly add in confectioners sugar and milk. Continue to mix until frosting is fluffy.
  3. Spread frosting on donuts. Sprinkle crushed up candy cane on each one.

Recipe Notes

Makes 6 donuts.

Peanut Butter Donuts With Vanilla Frosting

There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t wish I had a donut.  Are you that way too?

I have a bit of a sweet tooth that I’ve always battled, basically my eyes tell me to eat all sugar treats in front of me.   Most recently I broke open a bag of Halloween Oreos that I have been saving.  Do you want to know what is the most depressing thing about these delicious cookies? They’re 100 calories, a cookie.  My heart breaks just thinking about that.  These cookies are so good I’d like to eat 6, not 1.    And then there’s my middle of the night chocolate kisses I have been eating.  I found a bag of kisses in the back of my cabinet and suddenly I feel like I need to eat multiple ones when I wake up during the night.  Do you hear someone opening a plastic bag at 4AM in the morning?  Don’t worry, it’s just me, standing in the dark, eating kisses, while cats circle me because they think it’s time to play.   Then with chocolate melting in my mouth, I make my way back to bed.  Horrible, aren’t I?  Do you have a sweet right now that you are misbehaving with?

What else do I love? These peanut butter donuts with vanilla frosting.  I had it in my head I wanted to start baking more with peanut butter so these sweets were made.  I’m so happy I made this choice, the peanut butter is a great addition and it sure makes a filling donut. These would be pretty perfect for breakfast too.  Start out your day with a donut, talk about a reason to wake up in the morning!

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Hurry before they’re all gone!

Peanut Butter Donuts With Vanilla Frosting

Ingredients

For the donuts

  • 1/3 cup chocolate peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the vanilla frosting

  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • very small pinch of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon melted butter

Optional

  • Sprinkles

Instructions

For the donuts

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and spray a donut pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Mix peanut butter and sugar until fluffy. Add milk, oil, egg and vanilla and continue to mix.
  3. In separate bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Then pour this dry mixture into your wet mixture. Mix until combined.
  4. Pour into your donut pan bake 9-10 minutes.
  5. Let cool for a few minutes.

For the vanilla frosting

  1. Add all ingredients together in small bowl and mix until creamy.
  2. One at a time, dip your donuts into the vanilla glaze. If you using sprinkles, then dip into bowl of sprinkles.

Recipe Notes

Makes 6 donuts.

Blueberry Lemon Glazed Muffin Top Donuts

These donuts are crazy.  These donuts cray.

I made these one afternoon where I was craving blueberry and sweets.  Matthew and I each had one, and we went to our own desks to continue to work.  Then I heard Matthew walking towards me in the loft.  His plate was empty.  “Oh man, can I have another one of them?”

Isn’t that just the dream response?  

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I told him to eat his heart out.  Then we talked about how we should stop doing our work and dedicate our lives to donuts.  Oh maybe that was just me, I don’t know, these donuts hit me hard.  

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Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting (Dairy Free Option)

This Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe is the best!  Also included is a dairy free option!

If you were to ask me right now what is one of my most proud baking moments it would be these Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting.    These are good.  I’m talking real good.  I’m talking magical.  I’m talking swoon worthy, take a seat and enjoy the next minute of your life (it will be eaten quickly, you won’t be able to stop yourself).

This Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe is the best! Also included is a dairy free option!

And get this, they’re dairy free.

I know.

Are you amazed as I am? I hope so.

If I knew I could be making dairy free donuts that taste this rich and chocolaty I would have tried dairy free baking a while ago.    I really can’t get over how good these are.    They lasted about 2 days in my house because I could not control myself.   The donuts themselves are so rich, soft and cake like.  And the frosting? Goodness gracious.   How good is the frosting? Let’s just say I doubled the batch, one for the donuts and one to just eat which Matthew and I both did.  We grabbed 2 spoons,  and ate the frosting out of a plastic baggie over the next few days (ok, it lasted one day). Did you know you can put frosting in a freezer bag to freeze it?  Life changing.   The frosting is incredible.  Just writing about it has me all worked up and wanting to rush back into the kitchen and make another batch (I probably will).

So what I’m saying is if you love donuts, if you love chocolate, if you are dairy free or aren’t dairy free, you need to try these donuts. If there’s one thing I have posted on this blog that I really want you to try, these are high up there.    I’m begging here, please try them.  I want you to feel the chocolate sensation!


This Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe is the best! Also included is a dairy free option!The frosting, oh god, pure ecstasy. 


This Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe is the best! Also included is a dairy free option!The donuts, soft and cake like. 

This Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe is the best! Also included is a dairy free option!

This Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe is the best! Also included is a dairy free option!

This Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe is the best! Also included is a dairy free option!


This Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe is the best! Also included is a dairy free option!Look at how soft these donuts are inside.  I just want to cry from happiness.

This Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe is the best! Also included is a dairy free option!

For the recipe, I’m giving you dairy free and regular ingredients.    Use whichever floats your donut loving heart.

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This Chocolate Donuts with Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe is the best! Also included is a dairy free option!

Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Frosting (Dairy Free)

The BEST Chocolate dairy free DONUTS!

Ingredients

For the donuts

  • 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk or unsweetened almond milk

For the frosting

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or dairy free butter - melted
  • 2 tablespoons milk or unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

For the donuts

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray your donut pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Stir together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add oil, vanilla and milk and continue to stir until smooth.
  4. Pour into donut pan and bake for 12 minutes. Insert toothpick and if it comes out clean, donuts are done. If toothpick is not clean, bake for 2-3 more minutes or until clean.
  5. Let donuts cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan.

For the frosting

  1. In a bowl using a hand mixer, mix together powdered sugar and butter until creamed well.
  2. Add milk, cocoa powder and vanilla and continue to mix until creamy and well combined.
  3. Once donuts are cool, dip them into the frosting to cover the tops.
  4. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Makes 6 donuts.

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If you’re looking for a stunning dish to serve this holiday season, look no further than this carrot souffle. Carrot souffle has a light and airy texture that almost melts in your mouth. It works as a side dish paired with baked ham or turkey, but it’s also sweet enough to serve as dessert.

If you’ve never tried Carrot Souffle, you’re seriously missing out! This dish is surprisingly delicious and so perfect for your next holiday get together.

Carrot Souffle is a unique side dish that many people have never tried, but trust me on this one, it’s incredible! In my opinion, Thanksgiving just isn’t complete without Carrot Souffle. I’m OBSESSED. 

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Bringing you the best, most fresh, easy pumpkin pie recipe! This homemade pumpkin pie recipe is easy to make with a delicious pumpkin filling that’s surrounded by a buttery, flaky crust and baked until warm and golden. Don’t forget the whipped cream topping for decoration and extra deliciousness! This is always the most requested of all Thanksgiving desserts!

I love pumpkin pie. Actually, I don’t just love it, I LOVE it! When I think Thanksgiving, I think about this delicious creamy sweet pie. It’s really the only time of the year I make a full pie and eat the entire thing. Okay, I lied about that part, I do it more than once a year.

So with us picking so many pumpkins from our garden, I decided to make my favorite pumpkin pie from scratch.  From seed to pollinating to picking to baking – this is completely made out of love.

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This stovetop 15 Minute Broccoli Mac and Cheese is made with just 1 pot and only 3 ingredients. Grab your pasta, Velveeta cheese and broccoli and make this easy creamy homemade mac and cheese recipe for dinner soon! Kids will love how delicious it tastes! And adults will love how simple it is to make!

You guys, you’re going to love this Broccoli Mac and Cheese. It’s an easy one pot, three ingredient, 15 minute meal with tender pasta in a creamy Velveeta cheese sauce and plenty of fresh broccoli. It’s absolutely delicious and one of my favorite cheesy pasta dishes.

1 pot – Seriously.
3 ingredients – Noodles, cheese and broccoli. Boom, easy.
15 minutes – A real 15 minute meal. Not 15 minutes plus prep time. You might even finish in 13 minutes!

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This savory pumpkin hummus is deliciously creamy and so easy to prep! It pairs perfectly with baked pita chips, crackers, toast, veggies, and even works great as a spread. You’re going to want to serve this tasty, fall-flavored dip for Thanksgiving and other gatherings this fall.

This savory pumpkin hummus is deliciously creamy and so easy to prep! It pairs perfectly with baked pita chips, crackers, toast, veggies, and even works great as a spread. You’re going to want to serve this tasty, fall-flavored dip for Thanksgiving and other gatherings this fall.

Fall is probably my favorite season and I’m so excited to share all of my favorite fall-inspired recipes with you! I know that I tend to go a little overboard with pumpkin recipes this time of year, but hear me out.

This pumpkin hummus dip is worth it. I promise. It’s so delicious. Just get ready to experience a creamy, flavorful, perfectly spiced dip that goes well with so many things and can be whipped up in under 10 minutes.

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My daughter was 18 months old when she started to ask me to fill up her tea cups with water, her with a smile and happily slurping it down (and then immediately asking for a refill).  She saw Mom drinking tea every morning and afternoon, so when she wanted to be part of my daily rituals, I welcomed it.  I’m pretty excited that in a few years I’ll finally have a tea house partner!

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Check out my guide on how to throw a tea party!

For now though, tea parties exist in our house, usually on a cozy blanket or her play table.  When I was searching for her first tea set, I wanted to get her something special that would last over time.   In my heart, I hope that in 20 years, she finds her tea set hidden in storage and I get to tell her stories of how we used to have tea parties, together, with her stuffed animals, and they would just make my day!

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