Nov
20
2013

Gingerbread Baked Donuts with Gingersnap Icing

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Tis the season for all things Gingerbread! Be sure to whip up a batch of my Gingerbread Baked Donuts, you’ll be glad you did :)

Gingerbread Baked Donuts with Gingersnap Icing

Baked donuts are one of my favorite things to whip up for a fun sweet treat.  They are so simple and take no time at all to bake.  It’s always a pleasure teaming up with Gold Medal Flour this baking season to develop decadent treats for the whole family.

With just a few simple ingredients you are likely to have on hand, you can make these donuts in one mixing bowl.  I add everything all at once and they turn out beautifully.  The icing sprinkled with crushed gingersnap cookies for that extra sweet touch.

Enjoy!

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Here is your simple line up of ingredients.

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Start by adding your flour, sugar and spices right to the mixing bowl.

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Add your buttermilk and egg next.

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Some beautiful molasses up next.

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Give a good mix and spoon batter into a donut pan lightly sprayed with cooking spray.

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Bake for 15 minutes or until baked through like so.  Let cool for 10 minutes before removing.

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Remove donuts from pan and get ready to make the icing.

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Whisk your powdered sugar and cream until smooth then dip the top of your donuts right in!

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Mmmm!

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Sprinkle with some crushed gingersnap cookies.

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Try these chilled too, great either room temperature or chilled.  Enjoy!

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Gingerbread Baked Donuts with Gingersnap Icing

Gingerbread Baked Donuts with Gingersnap IcingPrep time: 15 min | Cook time: 20 min | Total time: 35 min Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Gold Medal All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons molasses

Cinnamon Icing

  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup crushed gingersnap cookies

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and spray donut pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Place flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, salt, sugar, egg, and vanilla into a large mixing bowl. Pour in the buttermilk and molasses, stir to combine.
  3. Scoop batter into prepared donut pan (in batches if necessary). Bake for 15-20 minutes, until baked through. Remove and let cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  4. To prepare icing, whisk powdered sugar and heavy cream a medium bowl mixing until smooth. Add more cream as needed to thin icing. Dip cooled doughnuts in icing, sprinkle with crushed gingersnap cookies and serve.

Makes 9-11 Doughnuts

This is a sponsored post for Gold Medal Flour but thoughts and opinions are my own.


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  1. 1
    Barbra says:

    Please, call me the Donut monster! These gingerbread donuts sound perfect to me!

  2. 2

    I love gingerbread so these donuts aemre right up my street.

  3. 3

    These are the perfect treat for the holiday season! The gingersnaps add just the right flavor and texture!

  4. 4
    Lisa Kirk says:

    This should be a skinny palate recipe!

  5. 5

    Oh, I could eat these EVERY morning!!!

  6. 6

    These look so good!! And love the gingersnap icing too :) I want one for breakfast at this very moment.

  7. 7

    these look so wonderufl. Gingerbread is one of my favorite flavors this time of year!

  8. 8

    These look perfect for breakfast, Jenny. Is that allowed? ;)

  9. 9
    Maria says:

    Love gingerbread! Such a great treat!

  10. 10

    Yippee … another great baked donut recipe! I can never have too many ;)

  11. 11
    marla says:

    Oh do these donuts look wonderful!

  12. 12
  13. 13

    Great flavor idea for donuts! And very seasonal…

  14. 14

    These looks amazing! I’ve been wanting try out donuts for a while now!
    These look so yummy and perfect for right after Thanksgiving. Your recipes always leave me salivating!

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  16. 16

    Okay, these are getting actioned over T-Giving!! Love these, JENNY!

  17. 17
    KimG says:

    The only thing missing is a cup of coffee!!!!

  18. 18

    I love that these are SO easy, Jenny! Now to just slyly send this over to my husband… who knows, maybe I can wake up to them on Saturday morning! ;) A girl can dream.

  19. 19
    elyse says:

    hi
    the recipe sounds great but i don’t own a donut pan…any suggestions?

  20. 20

    I’ve been dreaming about these donuts all day :)

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  22. 22
    Lisa says:

    These look so good! Do you think they would rise a bit better if you tossed in some baking soda to counteract the acidity of the. buttermilk and molasses?

  23. 23
    Gaby says:

    This is a donut I could not resist!!

  24. 24

    I’m not a donut lover, but whoa, this is one I could eat!!

  25. 25

    These donuts look amazing – and the gingersnap cookies on top just make it extra special!

  26. 26

    I was so disappointed last year when I made gingerbread donuts and they didn’t taste like gingerbread. I need to redeem myself. Love the gingersnaps on top.

  27. 27
    Traci says:

    Love these gingerbread donuts. We are huge baked donut fans!

  28. 28

    I didn’t realize these donuts would be that easy. I’m going to have to buy myself a donut pan for Christmas. The extra crunch from the ginger bread cookies is a nice touch.

  29. 29
    Cindy says:

    Fill pan 1/2 way, mini donuts bake 7min.

  30. 30

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  31. 31
    Yvette Beech says:

    these are fantastic:)

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