Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Sugary amazingness

Abbie and I were looking over some of my Pinterest boards when we found a donut recipe, and decided that today was the perfect day to make them.  
 

 It was a simple recipe.  Mix the dry ingredients.  Mix the wet ingredients.

Mix the wet into the dry

until incorporated.

Spoon into a greased donut pan
 
and smooth around.
 
 Bake at 350 for 9 minutes, and cool on wire racks.

Melt chocolate and shortening to make a frosting.

Hannah joined us for this part.

Add sprinkles, if you like.  Abbie liked.

Frost and sprinkle, frost and sprinkle.  They made a good team. 

Looking good!

A sister selfie

Hannah insists that, "Donuts are sugary amazingness."
 
Hannah asked me if I liked this recipe enough to keep.
Well....maybe
  1. The cake part is gluten free. {+}
  2. In batter form, it doesn't taste very good. {-} 
  3. The recipe calls the frosting a "glaze", but instead of a thin glaze, it was a thick frosting. {+/- depending  on your preference.}
  4. The final product is delish. {+}
It's a keeper.
Next time for a thin "glaze" I think I will try mixing espresso with powered sugar.
If you'd like to try the original recipe go here.
To see more of my pinned Sweet treats go here.
 
What's cookin' in your kitchen?
 

4 comments:

  1. I'm glad those are GF, but I can't imagine them beating the AMAZING donuts Hannah made when I came to visit. Still dreaming about those :-) xoxo from CA

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    1. I have to agree, those ones were super yummy! Come back again and we'll make some more! :-)

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  2. I want one!! They look SOO yummy!

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  3. They look delicious!! That is definitely a fun baking project with a yummy reward! :)

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