Baked Maple Donuts

Maple bars were always my favorite doughnut growing up. I loved them and I still do.  These BAKED maple donuts are an easy treat to make. The texture is similar to a cupcake and the sweet maple icing is absolutely delicious.

Baked Maple Donuts
adapted from Cookies and Cups
Makes 6 donuts

1 1/2 cups minus 2 Tablespoons yellow cake mix
3/8 cup sour cream
1 egg
1 Tablespoon butter

Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray donut pan with cooking spray.

Beat all the ingredients together on medium speed for 30 seconds. Pour batter into a ziploc bag. Cut a corner from the bag and pipe into the donut pan. Bake for 7-9 minutes until the tops are lightly brown and spring back when touched. Cool 5 minutes in pan before removing.

Maple Icing
from Our Best Bites

1 3/4 to 2 cups powdered sugar
3/4 teaspoon light corn syrup
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon maple extract
2-3 tablespoons hot water

Whisk together all the icing ingredients and spoon over cooled donuts.


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9 Responses to Baked Maple Donuts

  1. oh they look good, I used to work in a donut shop and would put maple on anything, it was amazing on a chocolate donut! I have to try these.

  2. Yay–you’re back! And with wonderful donuts, too. I love, love, LOVE maple icing (well, maple anything, really). I should give this recipe a try and put my donut pan to use!

  3. umm… I might have to see what it would take to borrow a donut pan from you so I can try this. I was just randomly thinking of maple donuts this morning. =)

  4. WOW, these look SO GOOD!!! I never make donuts. This recipe looks easy and delicious!

  5. BreAna, those look delicious and amazingly moist! mmmmmmm I really want to lick my computer screen right now!

  6. Maple bars are my absolute favorite. These donuts look heavenly. I could swim in that icing!

  7. Trop gourmand
    Je te souhaite une belle journée

  8. One thing I can’t resist is a maple donut and these look fantastic!

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