Try these lovely baked pumpkin doughnuts. They have a wonderful texture and terrific flavor. Topped with caramel icing and toasted chopped pecans – they are easy to make but hard to stop eating!

Pumpkin Doughnuts

  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • 1½ cups canned pumpkin or pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1¾ cups + 2 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour
  1. Instructions
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Lightly grease a doughnut pan with a cooking spray. Set aside.
  4. In a small mixing bowl whisk together the cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, salt, baking powder and flour.
  5. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the oil eggs, sugar and pumpkin. Beat on low speed until smooth and well blended.
  6. Add the flour and mix on low until smooth, do not over beat.
  7. Fill each of the doughnut wells with ¼ cup of batter. They should be about ¾ full.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes. Check using a toothpick inserted into the center. It should come out clean.
  9. Remove from the oven and allow them to rest about 5 minutes, then gently lift around the edge and place on a wire rack to cool.