Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Donuts

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There are four days until it’s officially autumn, but we all consider it to be fall right when September starts. And since it was cold out today, I decided it was only right to do some baking that involved pumpkin..while listening to Frank Sinatra of course.

I don’t always bake gluten free, but when I do I make sure to have a good gluten-free flour mix. The one I used for this recipe was Pamela’s Gluten Free All-Purpose Flour which worked great!

I halved the recipe to make a small batch, and I used a pan for six little bundt cakes-that’s why mine look the way they do-but I will write the regular version which will make about 15 regular sized donuts.

Ingredients:

2-1/2 cups of Pamela’s Gluten Free All-Purpose Flour

1 cup light brown sugar

1/4 cup cane sugar

1-1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp sea salt

1 tsp cinnamon (ground)

Just a pinch of nutmeg and ginger

2 tsp vanilla extract

3 beaten eggs

1/2 cup coconut oil

1 can pumpkin puree (14 oz)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease donut pan
  2. In a large bowl, whisk dry ingredients-flour, brown sugar, cane sugar, baking soda, sea salt and the spices
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients-vanilla, beaten eggs, coconut oil, and pumpkin
  4. Mix thoroughly until smooth
  5. Put your batter into the pan, and fill close to the top
  6. Bake for 16-18 minutes. Donuts should be firm but springy
  7. After my donuts cooled I just sprinkled some powdered sugar on them, but if you want to sugar the donuts (with granulated sugar) do it while they are still a little warm after baking. Just put a mixture of cane sugar and cinnamon in a plastic bag and shake it around with each donut

There are also some great glaze or frosting recipes out there..one time I want to try cream cheese frosting with these!

This is the original recipe with a homemade flour mix, a little different than how others and I did it: https://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2012/10/gluten-free-pumpkin-donuts.html

Definitely try out the recipe, these baked donuts turned out so delicious. Mine are already close to gone! Since I love fall baking, check in for more pumpkin-related treat recipes which I’m so excited to try. Thanks for reading!

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