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homemade pumpkin spice doughnuts

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
leanna balaban
Los Angeles, CA

The most delicious end to your Thanksgiving dinner.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 -8
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For homemade pumpkin spice doughnuts

  • 2
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1 c
    organic pumpkin puree
  • 4 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    pumpkin pie spices or 1/3 teaspoons each of nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon
  • 1 can
    low-fat evaporated milk
  • canola oil for deep-frying
  • 1 Tbsp
    maple syrup
  • 1 to 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    almond milk
  • 1/4 tsp

How To Make homemade pumpkin spice doughnuts

  • 1
    In a medium mixing bowl, beat eggs, sugar, and butter.
  • 2
    Add pumpkin puree, mix in well.
  • 3
    For the dry ingredients, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin spice
  • 4
    Begin to marry the pumpkin batter and alternate with the evaporated milk, folding in gently.
  • 5
    Refrigerate the batter to firm for approx 1 hour before kneading.
  • 6
    Turn onto a lightly floured work-surface and knead well. Roll to approximately ¾'' in thickness.
  • 7
    Cut with a 2½'' doughnut cutter. (Alternatively, cut with the small rim of any glass jar or cup and use a small bottle to cut out the hole.)
  • 8
    Fry doughnuts and doughnut holes, a few at a time, until golden (approximately 1-2 minutes on each side).
  • 9
    Remove using a slotted spoon or a spider and allow the excess oil to drain on paper towels.
  • 10
    For the icing, whisk together all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. Spread over cooled doughnuts with a teaspoon (place on a wire rack over a sheet tray, if desired).

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