Pumpkin Spice Latte Donuts #SundaySupper

Preparation 20 mins Cook Time 15 mins Serves 2 dozen     adjust servings

Pumpkin Spice Latte Donuts that can be enjoyed anytime and are very similar to a popular Starbucks drink.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons of instant coffee granules
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of water
  • 2 cups of white sugar
  • 3/4 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, I used Nielsen Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups canned pumpkin (16 oz. can)
  • 4 eggs

For Spiced Sugar Coating

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour your donut pan.
  3. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg. Sift well. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together the water and coffee granules, until dissolved.
  5. In the bowl of your stand mixer, combine the sugar and the oil. Add the dissolved coffee and the vanilla. Blend well. Then add the pumpkin. Blend until combined.
  6. Beat the eggs in one egg at a time, combining well between each one.
  7. Once all the eggs are added, gradually beat in the flour mixture, a little a time.
  8. Spoon the batter into your prepared donut pan.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 13-15 minutes. You can test with a toothpick for doneness. Allow to sit for about 2 minutes, before removing to wire rack to cool.

To prepare Spiced Sugar Coating:

  1. In a small bowl, melt the butter if you haven't already.
  2. In another large bowl, whisk together the sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg.
  3. While the donuts are still warm, but not hot, dip each donut into the melted butter and then coat with the spiced sugar coating.
  4. Allow to dry on the baking rack.
  5. Enjoy!

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