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Baked Pumpkin Glazed Donuts

These homemade donuts get their amazing texture from a secret ingredient: vanilla ice cream! My Baked Pumpkin Donuts have the best soft, bouncy texture and smooth vanilla kick, topped with a sweet pumpkin spice glaze.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baked donuts, homemade donuts, pumpkin desserts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 9 donuts
Calories 368kcal


  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 3/4 cup ice cream measured before melting
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream you my need a couple tablespoons more if too thick


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and spray donut pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, sugar, pumpkin, egg, vanilla and pudding mix into a large mixing bowl.
  • Place ice cream into a microwave safe bowl and heat for 30 seconds or until just barely melted. Pour into mixing bowl and combine with other ingredients until well combined. 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.
  • To prepare the glaze, place powdered sugar and cream into a bowl, whisking to combine. Add more cream if needs thinning out. Dip tops of donuts in glaze and serve!


Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 285mg | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 1430IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 1mg