Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts


– 1 box, spice cake mix (like Betty Crocker or Pillsbury) – 1 c. pumpkin puree – 2 eggs – 3 Tbsp. butter, melted Cinnamon streusel topping: – 1/2 c. brown sugar (or Swerve brown sugar substitute) – 1/2 c. all purpose flour – 1 tsp. cinnamon – 1/2 tsp. nutmeg – 2 Tbsp. butter, melted Glaze: – 1 c. powdered sugar (or Swerve confectioners sugar substitute) – 1-2 Tbsp. milk – 1/2 tsp. vanilla


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, make the streusel topping. Combine the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and melted butter. Use a fork to mix together.

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, mix together the donut batter. Combine the spice cake mix, pumpkin, eggs and 3 Tbsp. of melted butter. Use a hand mixer, stand mixer or manually whisk with a whisk.

Step 3

Transfer the batter to a resealable gallon-sized plastic bag. Cut off one of the corners to create a 3/4" opening. Set bag aside.

Step 4

Begin piping the pumpkin donut batter into the donut cavities of the donut pan. Top the batter of each donut with 1-2 Tbsp. of streusel topping.

Step 5

Bake the donuts at 350 degrees for 9-10 minutes. Once done baking, let the donuts cool in the pan for about 5 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.

Step 6

Once donuts are baked and on cooling rack. Mix together the glaze. In a bowl, combine the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla. Drizzle the glaze over the donuts. Enjoy right away.

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