Strawberry Baked Donuts

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What is Valentine’s Day all about? All the sweetest things! And here’s a recipe that everyone will surely love – Strawberry Baked Donuts! 🙂

Yields: 7 donuts

Time: 20 minutes

strawberry donuts 1Ingredients:

Donuts:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

Strawberry Frosting:

  • 4 strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon strawberry jam
  • 1-2 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted

Directions:

For donuts:

Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray donut pan with non-stick spray. Set aside. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, and baking powder. Set aside.

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In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, milk, egg, vanilla and melted  butter. Slowly mix wet ingredients into dry – just until fully combined (do not overmix).

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Use a pastry bag fitted with a large round tip (or Ziploc bag with corner cut off) to pipe the batter into a 6-donut pan.

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Fill the cavities about 2/3 full. Bake 10-12 minutes, or until donuts are set and golden brown.

Allow to cool slightly before removing from pan, about 5 minutes. Dip donuts into strawberry frosting 1-3 times, depending on desired thickness.

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For frosting:

Slice strawberries and puree with 1 tablespoon strawberry jam. Slowly stir in 1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar, adding more until you reach desired thickness and consistency. Donuts are best served immediately. Store  leftovers in airtight containers for up to 2 days.

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***You may freeze the donuts (glazed or unglazed) for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator and warm to your liking.

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