Homemade Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts

1
leanna balaban

By
@GCM

The most delicious end to your Thanksgiving dinner.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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FOR DOUGHNUTS

2
eggs
3/4 c
sugar
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(s)
low-fat evaporated milk
canola oil for deep-frying

FOR MAPLE ICING

1 Tbsp
maple syrup
1 to 1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
almond milk
1/4 tsp
cinnamon

How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a medium mixing bowl, beat eggs, sugar, and butter.
  • 2Add pumpkin puree, mix in well.
  • 3For the dry ingredients, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin spice
  • 4Begin to marry the pumpkin batter and alternate with the evaporated milk, folding in gently.
  • 5Refrigerate the batter to firm for approx 1 hour before kneading.
  • 6Turn onto a lightly floured work-surface and knead well. Roll to approximately ¾'' in thickness.
  • 7Cut 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.)
  • 8Fry doughnuts and doughnut holes, a few at a time, until golden (approximately 1-2 minutes on each side).
  • 9Remove using a slotted spoon or a spider and allow the excess oil to drain on paper towels.
  • 10For 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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