Carrot Cake Donuts

Opal Jackson-Cakmak


LOL...These donuts aren't really healthy at all.
But they do have carrots, pineapple, AND yogurt in them,
so they can't be all THAT bad for you.

★★★★★ 1 vote


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1For the Donuts
1/2 c. butter
1 egg
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2/3 c. brown sugar
2/3 c. vanilla yogurt
2/3 c. crushed pineapple, drained (save juice)
2/3 c. shredded carrots
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 c. flour
For the Frosting
4 oz. cream cheese
4 tbsp. butter
2 Tbsp. pineapple juice
3/4 c. powdered sugar
chopped walnuts

For the Donuts
Cream butter, sugar and salt. Add the egg, vanilla and yogurt and beat until smooth. Stir in the pineapple and carrots.

Sift the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and baking powder. Slowly beat into the butter mixture.

Fill a bag with the donut mixture and snip a corner off. Squeeze into donut pan cavities filling 1/2 full. Bake at 375* for 10 minutes. Cool a few minutes in the pan and remove to wire rack to cool completely.

For the Frosting
While the donuts are cooling, beat the cream cheese, butter and pineapple juice. Slowly add the powdered sugar until smooth. Dip the cooled donuts in frosting and sprinkle with chopped walnuts.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies, Other Desserts