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Baked Strawberry Donuts Recipe

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Cool Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12 donuts
Calories: 223kcal
Baked Strawberry Donuts are a deliciously easy way to start the day! Made with fresh strawberries, these homemade donuts are baked to perfection and topped with a sweet strawberry glaze.
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Ingredients

For the Donuts

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup strawberries chopped

For the Strawberry Glaze

  • 2 strawberries finely diced
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a donut pan with nonstick baking spray.
    ingredients for baked strawberry donuts
  • In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, and salt together. Set aside.
    1 ½ cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, ¼ teaspoon salt
  • In a large bowl, beat the egg and sugar until smooth. Add the oil, buttermilk, and vanilla. Whisk until combined.
    1 large egg, ½ cup granulated sugar, ½ cup buttermilk, ¼ cup vegetable oil, 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    adding milk to donut batter
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix until just combined.
    wet and dry ingredients in a glass bowl with a whisk
  • Fold in the chopped strawberries.
    ½ cup strawberries
    chopped strawberries added to donut batter in a glass bowl with a spatula
  • Pour the batter into a piping bag or zip-top bag. Cut the end off of the piping bag or corner of the zip-top bag and fill the donut cavities ¾ full.
    filling a donut pan with strawberry donut batter in a piping bag
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the donuts comes out clean.
  • Allow the donuts to cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Flip the donut pan upside down over a wire rack to completely cool.
    strawberry donuts without glaze on a cooling rack
  • Make the glaze. Place the finely diced strawberries into a medium bowl. Use a fork to puree the strawberries until almost smooth. Add the vanilla, milk, and powdered sugar and mix until combined. If the glaze is too thin, add more powdered sugar. If the glaze is too thin, add milk.
    2 strawberries, ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract, 2 cups powdered sugar, 1-2 tablespoons milk
  • Dip the donuts into the glaze or drizzle the glaze over the donuts.
    hand dipping a strawberry donut into strawberry glaze in a glass bowl

Nutrition

Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 51mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 39IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg