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Pumpkin Donuts With Brown Sugar Maple Glaze

Making your own donuts couldn't be easier. These easy pumpkin donuts are dipped in the most delicious brown sugar and maple glaze. An easy 30 minute recipe. 
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baked, brown sugar, maple, pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
cooling 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 donuts
Calories 295kcal


  • donut pan



  • 1 3/4 cups white flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pureed pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup water

Maple Glaze

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple extract
  • 3 Tbsp. milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°F degrees.
  • Spray donut pan with non stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger together.
    Add pumpkin, oil, eggs, vanilla and water. Mix thoroughly.
  • Spoon batter into a large plastic bag. Cut the tip off of the corner the bag, using a pair of scissors, and pipe the batter into the donut pans.
  • Bake donuts for 10 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the middle.
  • Cool in pans for 10 minutes before dipping into maple glaze.
  • Heat butter, brown sugar and syrup in microwave for 30 seconds, or until butter has melted. Stir. Add maple extract and milk. Stir. Whisk in powdered sugar. Dip donuts into glaze, allowing excess to drip off.
    If glaze begins to thicken while dipping the donuts you can add a splash of milk to the glaze.
    Glaze will set up within 5-10 minutes, making the donuts easier to pick up and eat.



Calories: 295kcal