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Blueberry Baked Donuts

Blueberry Baked Donuts

It seems too good to be true, but yes, you can have your cake and eat it too! Blueberry baked donuts are as fun to make as they are to eat. Stir blueberries into the mix and save a handful to snack on while they’re baking. The best part? These blueberry baked donuts have a glaze that will leave everyone craving more.

Ingredients

Donut Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup milk, at room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup frozen or fresh blueberries

Glaze Ingredients

  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

Donut Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray or butter 2 doughnut pans well.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together egg, milk and butter. Stir wet ingredients into dry mixture until just combined.
  4. Fold in blueberries. Spoon batter into prepared pans.
  5. Bake 15-17 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean and donuts have risen.

Glaze Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine confectioners’ sugar, milk and vanilla.
  2. Once donuts have cooled (5-7 minutes), remove from pan.
  3. Dip tops of donuts in glaze. Let cool completely on a wire rack.

Notes

Wash the blueberries first, pat dry and toss in a teaspoon of flour. Shake excess flour from berries before folding in.