Baked Donut Holes
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 20 mins|
You DO-NOT want to skip this smokingly sweet recipe. We’re baking homemade with wood-fired flavor and topping it all off with cinnamon and sugar.
1 Cup Flour
2 Tbsp Cornstarch
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Baking Soda
pinch of ground cinnamon
pinch of salt
1/2 Cup Buttermilk
1/2 Cup Sugar
3 Tbsp Melted Butter
1 Large Egg
1 tsp Vanilla
Topping & Filing
1/4 cup melted butter
1 Tbsp Granulated Sugar
1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
Curd, for filling if desired
Chocolate Sauce, for filling if desired
Favorite Jam, for filling if desired
When ready to cook, set the temperature to 350˚F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
In a medium bowl combine dry ingredients (flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, and salt) and whisk to mix. In a separate bowl, combine the wet ingredients (buttermilk, sugar, butter, egg, and vanilla) and whisk well until the egg is fully incorporated.
Pour the wet mixture into the dry and stir with a rubber spatula, just until combined and being careful not to overmix.
Spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray and spoon 1 Tbsp of the batter into each muffin.
Place the muffin tin directly on the grill grate and bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Remove from grill and let cool for five minutes. Remove from the muffin tin onto a sheet tray.
In a small bowl combine the granulated sugar and cinnamon.
Dip the donut holes into the melted butter then toss with the cinnamon sugar. If desired, fill the donut holes with curd, chocolate sauce or your favorite jam. Feel free to mix up the sugar mixture as well. (We filled our donut holes with lemon curd, and tossed in a mixture of granulated sugar, cardamom and lemon zest). Play around with them, have fun and enjoy!
*Cook times will vary depending on set and ambient temperatures.
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