Baked Blueberry Donuts With Lemon Glaze

12 Servings
25 min

I've always been a HUGE donut lover! When I was a young girl we would often stop at the local bakery once or twice a month and I would always choose a donut as my 'special' treat! Cake donuts, chocolate donuts, jelly filled donuts, you name it I LOVED them! But the 'older' me has a hard time 'treating' myself to our local bakeries donuts because of course they are fried. So if I'm going to have a sweet tooth, I decided it was time to starting 'baking' my donuts instead! These Blueberry donuts are one of my latest faves because I think the combination of light and fluffy donut full of blueberries and topped with a sweet lemon glaze is the perfect combination.

Glazing the donuts with that delicious Lemon glaze!

Baked Blueberry Donuts With Lemon Glaze

Recipe details

  • 12  Servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 25 min
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Ingredients

For the Donuts

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk (see tip)
  • 1 egg
  • 4 Tablespoons melted butter (slightly cooled)
  • 2/3 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)

For the Lemon Glaze

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • the zest from one lemon (about 1 Tablespoon)
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter (cooled)

Instructions

For the Donuts

Preheat oven to 375.
Grease your donut pans and set aside.
Combine your dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder, and cinnamon in a large mixing bowl.
Add egg, buttermilk, and melted butter. Stir until just combined. (Do not overmix). Gently fold in blueberries.
Using a spoon, fill each donut pan 2/3 full.
Bake for 15-17 minutes or until golden brown.

For Lemon Glaze

Combine the ingredients for the glaze and whisk until smooth.
Remove the donuts from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before removing them from the pan. Drizzle glaze over the still-warm donuts and allow to cool before storing in an airtight container.

Tips

  • If you don't have buttermilk on hand. Add 2 teaspoons of vinegar to 2/3 cup of milk and allow to sit for 10 minutes.

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