Blood Orange Cranberry Baked Doughnuts with Bacon Maple Glaze Recipe
- 2 cups buttermilk pancake mix
- 1/2 cup sugar or splenda
- 1 cup blood orange cranberry tea, cooled
- 1.2 cups dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 2-3 tbsp fat free half and half (as needed to thin glaze to desired consistency) fat free half and half
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 3 crisp bacon slices, broken into pieces
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Prep baking pans by spraying with non-stick cooking spray.
Mix pancake mix, sugar or splenda, cranberries, and cooled tea just until combined. Place pancake mixture into a large ziploc baggie, cut the corner to create a piping bag and squeeze batter into doughnut pans.Bake 15-20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into doughnut. Cool slightly, then glaze with maple glaze and top with bacon pieces.To make glaze: combine powdered sugar and maple syrup. Mixture should be combined but thick. Add fat free half and half as needed to thing to glazing consistency. Top with bacon pieces immediately after glazing. Let doughnuts sit for a few minutes to allow glaze to harden.NOTES: These could also be made as mini muffin doughnuts, then rolled in powdered or cinnamon sugar immediately after removing from oven. Try adding different flavors to the doughnut mixture as well as different flavor glazes. This is a very quick and easy way to make a baked doughnut!
This would be a fun and easy recipe to make with your kids!
Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 20 mins Yield: 1-1/2 dozen