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Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts

Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts

 
 

Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts

Perfect for fall! These cake donuts are loaded with flavor then rolled in a spiced sugar mixture.

 

Ingredients:

3 tbsp. butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 cups coarsely chopped cranberries, fresh or frozen
Oil for deep frying

 

SPICED SUGAR:

1 cup sugar
3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
1/8 tsp. ground cloves
Dash ground nutmeg

 

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until the mixture is crumbly, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beat well after each addition.
  3. Beat in vanilla extract.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, baking soda, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg.
  5. In another bowl, whisk together the pumpkin and buttermilk.
  6. Add flour mixture to the creamed butter and sugar mixture, alternating with the pumpkin/buttermilk mixture. Beating well after each addition.
  7. Stir in cranberries. Cover and refrigerate donut batter overnight.

 

The Next Day:

  1. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; roll to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. doughnut cutter. Re-roll any scraps.
  2. In a deep fryer or electric skillet, heat oil to 375° F. Fry donuts, a few at a time, until both sides are golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  3. In a shallow bowl, mix together the sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg.
  4. While donuts are still warm, roll in the spiced sugar mixture.

 

YIELD: 18 Donuts

5 :  ★★★★★ 18 review(s)

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How to Make Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts

 

Ingredients for Pumpkin and Cranberry Donuts

Ingredients for Pumpkin and Cranberry Donuts

 

Beat butter and sugar together

Beat the butter and sugar together.

Beat butter and sugar about 2 minutes, until crumbly.
 

Beat in Eggs

Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla.

 

Combine dry ingredients.

Combine dry ingredients.

Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, baking soda, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg.

 

Whisk together pumpkin and buttermilk.

Whisk together pumpkin and buttermilk.

 

Chop Cranberries.

Chop Cranberries.

Chop fresh or frozen cranberries.

 

Combine ingredients and refrigerate.

Combine ingredients and refrigerate.

Add flour mixture to the creamed butter and sugar mixture alternately with the pumpkin and buttermilk mixture; beat well after each addition. Stir in chopped cranberries. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

 

CoolDaddy Deep Fryer

Heat oil to 375° F in an electric skillet or Deep Fryer.

 

While oil is heating, roll out dough to 1/2″ thickness. Cut with a floured donut cutter. Fry a few donuts at a time until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels.

 

Combine sugar and spices.

Combine sugar and spices.

Combine sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg. While still warm, roll donuts in the spiced sugar mixture.

 

Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts

Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts

 

 

 

Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts, 4.9 out of 5 based on 16 ratings
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