Doughnuts are a breakfast treat that many people enjoy having. In fact, you may grab a couple of doughnuts on your way to work in the morning or perhaps you bring a dozen home for the weekend. Some people enjoy doughnuts so much that they don’t even limit them to breakfast and they enjoy them anytime of the day they want a quick, sweet treat.
If you are somebody that loves the taste of doughnuts, this is a recipe you have to try. It is for Strawberry buttermilk doughnuts and it includes a delicious strawberry glaze that will kick things up a notch. The best thing is, you can make these delicious doughnuts at home and before you know it, you will be a doughnut master.
2 cups all-purpose flour
½ cup sugar + 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
1½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup buttermilk
2 large eggs
¼ cup honey
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1½ cups strawberries, diced and divided
1 cup confectioner’s sugar
Preheat oven to 425 degrees and lightly coat a donut pan with cooking spray.
To make the glaze, combine ½ cup diced strawberries with 2 tablespoons sugar. Stir and mash with fork, letting sit at room temperature until strawberry juice is produced.
Add 2-3 tablespoons of this strawberry juice mixture to confectioners sugar and mix well. If glaze seems to runny or to thick, add more strawberry juice or confectioners sugar. Set aside.
For the donuts, combine flour, ½ cup sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl and whisk till combined.
In another bowl, combine buttermilk, eggs, honey, butter and vanilla stirring well with a whisk.
With a rubber spatula, slowly add wet ingredients into dry ingredients stirring until mixture is just combined.
Add 1 cup strawberries and slowly mix in until just combined.
Pipe mixture into donut pan, filling ⅔ of the way full.
Bake for 8 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean.
Let cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes, and then dip in glaze and return to wire rack.