Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts with Maple Glaze

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I’m preparing myself for a heated debate, but I think it is a crime that they start selling pumpkin spice lattes at Starbucks in August. Maybe it’s just because I’m in denial that summer is coming to an end, but I don’t see the appeal of rushing from one season the next. Unless that season is winter. It’s no secret that I hate winter…

Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts with Maple Glaze | Baked Pumpkin Spice Donut Recipe | Fall Breakfast Inspiration | Fall Brunch Ideas | Pumpkin Spice Recipe Inspiration

Back to more important things – pumpkin spice. Now that we have reached the middle of September, I’m on board with adding a few fall touches around the home and pulling out my fall spice blends. Bring on nutmeg, clove, and cinnamon! There is something about a slight chill in the air to make me want to curl up in a blanket, drink hot apple cider, and indulge in a sweet treat. This time around, I treated us to a batch of baked pumpkin spice donuts with maple glaze.

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These pumpkin spice donuts are a great treat to bring to a school function, office party, or weekend brunch. They are quick and easy to make, but give the impression that you are a baking goddess. Homemade donuts?! How do you find the time!

It will be our little secret that they are just as easy as making a batch of cupcakes!

Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts with Maple Glaze

Ingredients:

For the donuts

  • 1 C. flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2/3 C. pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 C. honey
  • 1/4 C. almond milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For the glaze

  • 2 C. powdered sugar
  • 4 Tbs maple syrup

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375˚ and butter the donut tin
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, spices and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the pumpkin puree, honey, almond milk, egg and vanilla extract together.
  • Add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until combined.
  • Spoon the donut mixture into a ziplock bag and snip one corner off. Use this bag to pipe the mixture into the donut tin.
  • Place donuts in the oven to bake for 15-18 minutes.
  • While the donuts are baking mix together the powdered sugar and maple syrup to form the glaze.
  • Once the donuts are out of the oven and have had a chance to cool down, spread an even layer of maple glaze on each donut.
  • Add a sprinkle of cinnamon on top and serve!
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