Brr..it’s a chilly Fall morning over here! Actually it feels more like Winter, and I’m not ready for it to be that cold yet. So, to make sure we enjoy Fall a bit more, I made some pumpkin doughnuts.
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Friends, greywoodmama is not a baker (although I’ve always wanted to open my own bakery - maybe someday).
But, I do like to try and bake new things and figure out how I can make them even better. So, here’s a SIMPLE doughnuts recipe that you can mix and match ingredients to make whatever flavor you want.
1 box yellow cake mix (you can use gluten free if you want)
1 can of pumpkin (15 oz)
2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice
Cinnamon and sugar
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Grease (I use Pam) your doughnut pan (I bought mine from Amazon here)
In a large bowl mix cake mix, pumpkin, spice, and the egg.
Fill the doughnut pan each about half full. I used a Ziplock bag and cut the corner off of it to pipe the mixture into the pan.
Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
Allow doughnuts to cool about 2-3 minutes, then remove from the pan.
Allow doughnuts to cool on a cooling rack for about 15 minutes.
In the meantime, mix up your glaze / melt your chocolate / or mix the cinnamon and sugar for the top of the doughnuts.
Once the doughnuts have cooled, you can top them with whatever you’d like!
Okay friends, it’s that easy - and they were super delicious!
Now I’m off to try different combinations and flavors. Enjoy!
Here are the two changes I made to the recipe:
Devil's food cake mix
The 2 eggs made the doughnuts a lot softer. So, if you want super soft doughnuts, use two eggs. Otherwise 1 is just fine!