Maple-Pumpkin Baked Donuts
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Serves: 20 frosted donuts
  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour or white wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 large eggs, whisked
  • 1 (15 oz) can pureed pumpkin
  • ⅓ cup packed brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup nonfat milk
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1-2 Tbsp nonfat milk
  1. Preheat oven to 425 F. Mist a donut pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk to combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, and salt; set aside. In a medium bowl, whisk to combine the eggs, pumpkin, brown sugar, syrup, vanilla extract, oil, and milk. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry using a rubber spatula; mix until just combined.
  3. Pipe or scoop batter into donut wells, filling ⅔rds full. Bake 8-10 minutes; remove and allow to cool for several moments in the donut pan before removing to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
  4. Meanwhile, combine the frosting ingredients in a shallow dish, mixing until well-combined. Dunk the tops of the cooled donuts into the frosting and serve immediately.
Recipe adapted from The Yummy Life
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 frosted donut Calories: 150 Fat: 5.1 Carbohydrates: 25.2 Sugar: 13.6 Sodium: 182 Fiber: 2.7 Protein: 2.7 Cholesterol: 32
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