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Homemade Blueberry Donuts

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Baked donuts are a fun breakfast or treat! These blueberry donuts are drizzled with a lemon glaze for a delicious flavor combination.

We are a family of donut lovers, but really, who doesn't love donuts?  I've tried frying donuts a few times and while they are yummy,  I've been wanting to try baked donuts.  This summer I just found two heart shaped donut pans on clearance at a store in Michigan so I snatched them up and our baked donut journey has begun.

I thought that baked donuts would be heavy and dense like the cake donuts at the donut shop.  Turns out you can make light fluffy baked donuts! In fact, the texture of these reminds me more of a Krispy Kreme donut than a cake donut.   The cake flour probably helps with the density.   My flour ratio is only because I ran out of cake flour — use 3 cups if you have it!

My glaze ended up very, very light and it soaked right in to the donuts.  If you want to actually see the glaze and have it rest on top, you may want to add more sugar.

These were so much fun to make and only took me about 20-30 minutes to whip up.  My kids were too happy about the blueberries, though, so chocolate is next up on the docket.

 

Yield: 18

Homemade Blueberry Donuts

Homemade Blueberry Donuts

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs, whisked slightly
  • 1/2 cup blueberries, rough chopped in half
  • Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • Equal mix of milk, lemon juice and vanilla ~ just under 1 Tablespoon of each to get desired consistency

Instructions

In a large bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt.
Add in milk, oil, vanilla, and eggs.
Mix just until combined -- try not to over mix!
Very gently fold in blueberries.
Oil pans if needed.
Fill donut molds 1/2 -3/4 full.
Bake at 400 degrees for about 8 minutes. Donuts will not be brown on top, but will spring back when touched.
Let donuts cool a bit in the pan and then remove and cover with glaze.
To make the glaze -- combine all ingredients. Add more sugar to thicken or more liquid to thin out.

Adapted from Mom Advice

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54 Comments
  • garry
    January 24, 2017

    I just don’t know how grateful I am to come into your blog. This is a great post that will help me make my snacks.

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    April 10, 2014

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  • Brandie (
    January 24, 2013

    Camille, I’ve left a comment before on your donuts, but just wanted to leave you another comment and tell you thank you for linking up to the Weekend Kitchen Party…your donuts are so perfect for Valentine’s Day. Be sure to come back and link up another recipe this weekend.

    • Camille
      January 25, 2013

      Thanks, Brandie! I’ll be there!

  • Theresa
    January 18, 2013

    Now I want a pan like that! Those look yummy!

  • eva scott
    January 18, 2013

    man, those look delicious!!!

  • Christine
    September 25, 2012

    SO FUN!!!!! I want to eat a bunch!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality! Can’t wait to see what you link up this evening!

  • Randomly Fascinated
    September 18, 2012

    Love these! And I love the heart shapes!
    Thanks for linking up to Friday Fascinations! You have been featured, come over and get a button! http://domesticrandomness.blogspot.com/2012/09/friday-fascinations-4-and-5-feature.html

  • Jann Olson
    September 17, 2012

    These doughnuts look and sound so yummy. Love, love the heart shaped pan! So happy to have you share with Share Your Cup. Hope you will share often!!! Now following you.
    Hugs,
    Jann

  • Tammy
    September 15, 2012

    Looks delicious! I’m visiting and pinning from the Pinterest party!

  • Winnie
    September 12, 2012

    I think these are simply superb!
    I’ve never seen donuts like these, and I really hope I could find this kind of pan here.

    • Camille
      September 12, 2012

      Perhaps Amazon? I’ve been eyeing your Challah breads — you have a beautiful site! Thanks for visiting!

  • Jamie
    September 11, 2012

    We enjoy making donuts on the weekends occasionally. These look like they would be great 🙂 Thank you for sharing it last week at All my Bloggy Friends – I can’t wait to see what you link up at this week’s All my Bloggy Friends!

  • Barbara
    September 10, 2012

    These look adorable and so tasty! I need to try the recipe! Thanks for joining the party at Keep Calm & Link Up!
    Barbara at Chase the Star
    chasethestar dot net

  • Kimmie
    September 10, 2012

    I have featured this for What I Whipped Up Wednesday tonight! LOVE LOVE LOVE!! xoxox

  • Sarah
    September 10, 2012

    Found you on “Made by you Monday” at Skip to my Lou. These look delicious! I am a follower of your blog on Facebook and would love if you could hop over to my blog (http://sarahsaturdiy.blogspot.com/) and share the blog love. Have a happy Monday!

  • Ali
    September 10, 2012

    Thank you so much for linking up last week at Recipe Sharing Monday. The new link party is now up and I’d love it if you joined us again. Have a great week!

  • Kaz
    September 8, 2012

    These are so sweet. I bet they taste delicious too 🙂 Thanks for sharing at Sunday Sweeties Linky 🙂

  • Nikki
    September 8, 2012

    These look delish! Thanks for linking up!

  • Kerstie
    September 8, 2012

    These look super yummy. Good score on those pans too.

    • Camille
      September 8, 2012

      The pans were my “souvenir” from summer vacation! LOL

  • Mary
    September 7, 2012

    Hi Camille! Would you by chance have any napkins to pass out with this post, cuz I’m drooling just a little bit here. :~) These donuts look amazing! I’ve never tried baking them, but I’m definitely going to give it a try now. Stopping by and following on FB, G+ and RSS from Happy Hour Friday. Thanks so much for sharing these! ~Mary

    • Camille
      September 8, 2012

      I might have some princess napkins leftover from a birthday party! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by!

  • Charise
    September 5, 2012

    These look delicious – pinned!

  • Amanda
    September 5, 2012

    What a cute donut shape! I really want to try baked donuts myself, so I’ll have to keep these in mind.

  • the cape on the corner
    September 5, 2012

    not only do these look deelish, but they look so cute heart shaped like that!

  • Randomly Fascinated
    September 4, 2012

    These look really yummy! I would lov it if you would link them up to my party! http://domesticrandomness.blogspot.com/2012/08/friday-fascinations-4-everything-linky.html

  • DONNA
    September 4, 2012

    where do you buy the molds or what else can one use to bake these in?

    • Camille
      September 4, 2012

      I bought these at Meijer, but I’ve seen them at Walmart and Target. I also included a link to the pans on Amazon.com in the post. I’m not sure what else you could use to bake them with as this is more like a muffin batter than a dough where you could roll and cut it out. That’s why I ended up buying the pans! Good luck!

  • Cathy
    September 3, 2012

    Wow, I love blueberries so much, and now to see donuts that are baked really excites me! I’m so wishing i had one right now! Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration with Sunday’s Best – you helped make the party a success!

  • Jamie
    September 3, 2012

    We love donuts on the weekends. I had to pin these to try! Thank you for sharing at All My Bloggy Friends last week. I can’t wait to see what you share this tomorrow!

  • Nicole
    September 2, 2012

    Those look wonderful!

  • Judy Ainger
    September 2, 2012

    Your donuts look so yummy! I’m sure they taste good. I would love to try and make them…thanks for sharing the recipe. Hopped over from Sunday’s Best and I’m happy to be your newest follower ~ Linky, P & F. Would love to have you stop by for a visit. Blessings ~ Judy @ http://www.vintagestreetdesigns.com

  • Becky
    September 1, 2012

    How special and pretty!! These are so cute. What a fun treat for the family. Thanks for linking to Foodtastic Friday!

  • Mikayla
    August 31, 2012

    These look so good, I can’t wait to try them.

    • Camille
      September 1, 2012

      Let me know how they turn out for you.

  • Veronica
    August 31, 2012

    These are precious and look delicious!

    • Camille
      September 1, 2012

      Yup, they were gone quick!

  • Wendys Hat
    August 29, 2012

    Yummy! These look and sound delicious! Now i want your pan!!!

  • Abby
    August 28, 2012

    Nothing says “I love you” like these delicious-looking treats!!!

  • Brandie (
    August 28, 2012

    Aren’t those the sweetest looking donuts ever! Love ’em!

  • Ronni Keller
    August 28, 2012

    Every single time, without fail, I come here and leave hungry!
    Also… I copy/paste just about everything you throw up and put
    it on my list of ‘to make’s’….
    Again, will you adopt me??

    • Camille
      August 28, 2012

      Sometimes I make myself hungry! Ha ha

  • Kelly Stallings
    August 28, 2012

    Those are just too gorgeous to eat!

  • Lisa
    August 28, 2012

    Such a yummy donut recipe! Thanks for sharing and linking to Tempt my Tummy Tuesday.

  • Gen
    August 27, 2012

    These look so beautiful! Can’t wait to try these. Love the idea that they are baked.

  • Cathy
    August 27, 2012

    Those are seriously gorgeous! I’m adding them to my list of things to try – especially since they’re baked 🙂

    • Camille
      August 27, 2012

      Thanks, Cathy! And delicious to boot!