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Nov 16, 2018

Maple Pecan Oatmeal Donuts

Maple and Pecan just scream “fall!” don’t they?! These flavors have us salivating just at the sound of them, so when Donuts and Daisies whipped up these maple pecan oatmeal donuts (!!) and sent them our way, we were drooling at a glance. Naturally, anytime we come across a delectable sweet recipe, we have to share it with you all! So, get ready to whip up a batch of the best baked donuts on the block!

Maple Pecan Oatmeal Donuts

These maple pecan oatmeal donuts are the perfect breakfast treat to make this fall. It’s a delicious twist on a bowl of your classic hot oatmeal. They are A light cake donut with cinnamon and oats topped with a sweet maple pecan glaze. This recipe makes about 9 donuts. you may want to make two batches cause these puppies won’t last long!

Ingredients

For the donuts:
1/3 cup melted coconut oil
2/3 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 Tbsp cinnamon
1/2 cup buttermilk
3/4 cup whole oats

For the frosting:
2 cups powdered sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons milk
3 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped pecans

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Instructions

For the donuts:

1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees F. Grease doughnut pan and set aside.
2. In a large bowl combine coconut oil, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and eggs.
3. Using a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
4. Slowly add flour mixture alternating with buttermilk to the large bowl.
5. Fold in whole oats.
6. Spoon batter into doughnut molds, filling all the way to the edge.
7. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
8. Allow doughnuts to cool for 10 minutes before placing onto cooling rack.
9. Let cool completely before applying frosting.

For the frosting:

1. Combine the powdered sugar, milk, syrup, and vanilla in a bowl until it has no lumps and is slightly pourable.
2. If the frosting is too stiff, heat in microwave for a few seconds at a time.
3. Dip each donut into the frosting and immediately sprinkle with some chopped pecans.

Enjoy 🙂

Maple Pecan Oatmeal Donuts

Don’t they look incredible?!

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