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These moist and fluffy Maple Glazed Pumpkin Doughnuts are baked, not fried and are really easy to make.

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Doughnuts

These moist and fluffy Maple Glazed Pumpkin Doughnuts are baked, not fried and are really easy to make.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 doughnuts
Author Melissa Russo

Ingredients

Doughnuts

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spiceMaple Glaze
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/4 cup melted syrup
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons half and half

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray doughnut pans with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. To make doughnut batter, sift dry ingredients and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs and oil until well blended. Add sugar and pumpkin puree and mix well. Mix in vanilla.
  4. Stir in sifted dry ingredients just until blended. Don't overbeat.
  5. Add batter to a piping bag and fill the doughnut pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove and cool completely.To make the glaze:
  6. Sift powdered sugar. Add melted butter, syrup and maple extract to the sugar. Gradually add half and half 1 tablespoon at a time. Mix until desired consistency is reached.
  7. Dip the top of each doughnut into the glaze. Allow to dry completely.