Fun Pumpkin Facts and A Delicious Recipe for Pumpkin Spice Glazed Mini Cake Doughnuts

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That cool, crisp nip in the air around here is giving me fun chills and excitement because it means fall is coming.  With this season, I love sharing and making lots of fun seasonal dishes.  Here is a delicious recipe for Pumpkin Spice Mini Cake Doughnuts with Pumpkin Spice Glaze!

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Pumpkin Spice Mini Cake Doughnuts with Pumpkin Spice Glaze
Recipe type: Breakfast, Seasonal, Dessert
Serves: 36
  • Pumpkin Spice Mini Cake Donuts
  • • ½ cup Brown Sugar
  • • ¼ tbsp. Baking Soda
  • • ½ tsp. Baking Powder
  • • 1 cup Flour
  • • ⅓ cup Sugar
  • • ⅛ tsp. Ground Nutmeg
  • • 1 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • • ⅛ tsp. Ground Cloves
  • • ⅓ tsp. Salt
  • • 1 tbsp. Butter (melted)
  • • 1 Egg (beaten)
  • • 1 tsp. Vinegar
  • • ½ cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • • ¾ cup Pumpkin Puree
  • Bakeware
  • • Wilton 12-Cavity Mini Doughnut Pan
  • Pumpkin Spice Glaze
  • • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • • 1 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • • ¼ cup Half & Half
  1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, melt 1 tsp. butter in the microwave. Remove and let cool.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients: brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, flour, sugar, ground nutmeg, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, ground cloves, and salt. Using a fork, stir.
  4. Once melted butter has cooled, add beaten egg, vinegar, heaving whipping cream, and vanilla extract. Whisk together.
  5. Add egg mixture to dry mixture in large mixing bowl. Stir well.
  6. Add pumpkin puree to mixture. Stir until all ingredients are evenly combined.
  7. Spray the doughnut pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  8. Using a disposable piping bag, fill with mixture. Try to eliminate air bubbles, pushing mixture toward the tip. Using scissors, trip the tip of the piping bag.
  9. Slowly fill each donut cavity halfway full.
  10. Bake first batch of mini cake doughnuts for approximately 10 minutes. Remove. Let cool. Use a butter knife or spoon to gently release the doughnuts or turn the pan upside down and gently tap the pan on the counter. They should fall onto the counter top.
  11. Wipe the doughnut pan clean and repeat steps 9 through 10.
  12. Instructions for Glaze
  13. Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Stir well with a whisk or fork. Reduce or add amount of powdered sugar to get desired consistency.
  14. Using a brush or small spoon, add glaze to doughnuts. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  15. Serve with sprinkles if so desired.

Pumpkin Spice Mini Cake DoughnutsWith the purchase of a few simple ingredients and a bit of time in the kitchen, you and your family will love the taste of this seasonal pumpkin dish.Pumpkin Spice Mini Cake Donuts with PS Glaze IngredientsHere are a few, fun facts about pumpkin you can share with your family as you enjoy these delicious treats.

  • Peaches originated in Mexico
  • Peaches are commonly orange in color but they can also come in yellow, white, green and red textures
  • The name pumpkin comes from the Greek root word “pepon”, meaning “large melon”
  • Pumpkins are considered a fruit (because they have seeds inside)
  • The average pumpkin weighs 13 pounds
  • The world record pumpkin weight 1810 (in 2010)
  • Over 1 BILLION pounds of pumpkin is produced in the US alone each year
  • 100 grams of pumpkin produces about 26 calories of energy

Be sure to talk to your family about these interesting pumpkin facts while you enjoy these delectable donuts.

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14 thoughts on “Fun Pumpkin Facts and A Delicious Recipe for Pumpkin Spice Glazed Mini Cake Doughnuts

  • This looks delicious! Thanks so much for this!

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  • I haven’t made donuts yet, and these are easy and look delicious – I want to try these, love he glaze, too!

  • These look amazing! Yum!

  • This sounds like a good recipe. I can’t cook or bake. Just looking at the list of ingredients made me dizzy!

  • Yum! I love making pumpkin recipes for fall. Pinning this and will be making them for the kids!

  • Yum! These Pumpkin Spice Mini Cake Doughnuts with Pumpkin Spice Glaze look delicious. I cannot wait to give these a try. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

  • Anything with pumpkin and spices in it will taste good!

  • These sound so good. I am going to have to give these a try. Thank you so much for sharing

  • I love this idea! Anything pumpkin spice this time of year is awesome.

  • I love pumpkin donuts!

  • I am going to pin this recipe to try out. I love doughnuts and these are perfect for Fall coming soon.

  • It is that time of the year where we look forward to all things pumpkin! 🙂

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