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Soften in your mouth, baked pumpkin donuts you could take pleasure in 12 months ’spherical! Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free

baked pumpkin donuts

This recipe was initially posted in 2017 however has been revised with new photographs in addition to up to date elements for much more allergy-free choices. 

Baked, not fried donuts

These Baked Pumpkin Donuts are baked, not fried, and so they’re decrease in sugar and fats than a standard cake donut, making them the proper no-guilt deal with! They’re simple to make, mushy and tender on the within with a critical cinnamon crunch on the skin. Crammed with pumpkin, spice and all the things good. My recipe for Baked Pumpkin Donuts awaits….

homemade vegan pumpkin donuts

Allergy- pleasant do-it-yourself donuts

I’m not going to lie, donuts🍩 are these responsible pleasures that I like to bask in as soon as in awhile, however don’t due to my youngest little one’s meals allergic reactions. As a substitute of feeling dangerous  for consuming empty energy, I might really feel dangerous that he can’t have one since they’re often made with milk & eggs then topped with all types of unsafe toppings. However NOT THIS TIME! There may be nothing in these Baked Pumpkin Donuts that may make it unsafe, and as a bonus, they’re baked so now I don’t must really feel any little bit of meals guilt. 🎉

gluten free baked donuts

The most effective donut making tip

Earlier than we leap into the precise recipe, I wish to share with you a bit kitchen hack or 2 that I discovered extremely useful when making these pumpkin donuts, or any donut that’s. Pipe it! That’s proper, seize your cake adorning bag, reduce the tip a bit bigger than traditional and fill together with your donut dough. To assist stop a few of the messy arms,👐🏼 I discovered that utilizing a large mouth glass as your bag holder. Simply fold the highest a part of the bag over the rim of your glass and scoop in your dough. No floppy baggage, no dough on the counter, simply simple clean-up.💦

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Pipped batter

Though I discussed this little trick above, it’s not mandatory nevertheless it does the donut-making course of go a lot faster and cleaner. It even makes the donuts look prettier, earlier than they’re baked. SO I’m all for making issues simpler, cleaner and prettier, what about you?

gluten free donuts
nut-free vegan pumpkin donuts

Serve them anytime

These Baked Pumpkin Donuts are nice to serve for breakfast, when the girlfriends come over, or simply to have as a snack should you’re craving one thing candy. 🍪 They’re so scrumptious and so they even have the cake-y consistency that provides them an genuine quaint donut type of style! You will have a donut pan for this recipe, and should you don’t have one already I’d advocate this Wilton Mini-Donut Pan.  It’s the proper measurement to make 24 bite-sized donuts & it’s simple to wash. Or if “greater is healthier”, than go for it and use Wilton’s bigger donut pan.

fresh baked and glazed donuts

Pumpkin Donuts want this Maple Cinnamon Glaze

Decreasing a few of the sugar within the recipe permits us to yum it up with a coating with our Maple Cinnamon Glaze. Moist pumpkin donuts, melted butter & notes of spicy cinnamon maple is a should! And simply in case maple isn’t your factor, I’d extremely recommend the vanilla glaze that I used on this Monkey Bread. You could possibly additionally drizzle with fudge like Fearless Eating does on her Gluten-free Banana Donuts.


You could not have the ability to name them wholesome (they’re donuts in any case), however they’re baked and full of pure pumpkin better-for-you elements. So I assume if you consider it… they’re nonetheless higher than one thing you choose up on the retailer. And allergy-friendly! Can I name them wholesome? Most likely not. Will I name them scrumptious? Completely!!

Let’s Bake Some Donuts


Baked Pumpkin Donuts

  • Writer:
    Nicole Dawson

  • Prep Time:
    5 minutes

  • Cook dinner Time:
    10 minutes

  • Whole Time:
    20 minutes

  • Yield:
    612 donuts (reg & mini) 1x


Soften in your mouth, baked Pumpkin Donuts to take pleasure in 12 months ’spherical with a deliciously candy Maple Cinnamon Glaze.  Vegan, gluten-free & nut-free with coconut-free choice.



Donut Dry Substances:

  • 1 half C. all-purpose gluten-free flour mix (or equal quantity of AP flour)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/Four tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice (or 1 tsp cinn, 1/Four tsp ginger, 1/Four nutmeg, 1/Four cloves, 1/Four allspice)
  • half tsp. salt

Donut Moist Substances:

  • half C. canned pureed pure pumpkin
  • 1/Three cup brown sugar
  • 1/Three cup dairy-free milk (So Scrumptious Coconut Milk or dairy free milk of alternative)
  • 3 TB melted Earth Steadiness stick butter (is available in soy-free & vegan)
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Maple Cinnamon Glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 TB. maple syrup
  • half tsp. floor cinnamon
  • 1 TB. dairy-free milk (add in to get correct consistency)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.  Calmly spray donut cavities with non-stick spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk collectively pumpkin, brown sugar, milk, melted butter, vinegar, and vanilla extract.
  3. Sift in dry elements flour, baking powder, baking soda, spices, and salt.  Combine till mixed.
  4. Utilizing a pastry bag (or zip lock bag with nook reduce), pipe out the batter into a hoop sample within the ready pans.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes or till they spring again just a bit when touched.  Cool in pan for 10 minutes after which rigorously tip over to take away then cool 10 extra minutes on a cooling rack.
  6. Dip the highest facet of cooled donut into maple glaze and permit to drip off earlier than inserting again on cooling rack.  Permit to set earlier than serving. 

Maple Cinnamon Glaze

  • Whisk collectively powdered sugar, cinnamon, maple syrup and a bit dairy-free milk till you attain a consistency that’s thick sufficient to carry onto your donut.  



  • Substitute 1:1 Gluten-free flour together with your favourite All Objective mix. 
  • Use a impartial oil to exchange melted butter if wanted. 
  • Lemon juice can change vinegar
  • Any dairy-free milk will work, nevertheless we want flax milk or coconut milk. 
  • Class: breakfast
  • Technique: baked
  • Delicacies: american

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