Pumpkin Donuts with Salted Caramel Glaze

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5 from 1 vote
Pumpkin Donuts with Salted Caramel glaze are incredible. It is the perfect fall dessert that you can eat for Breakfast! These donuts will make you a donut lover for life!
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
cooling time: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Pumpkin Donuts with Salted Caramel glaze are incredible. It is the perfect fall dessert that you can eat for Breakfast! These donuts will make you a donut lover for life!

All the warm spices and flavor make these donuts a wonderful treat on a cool fall day. When you top it with this amazing salted caramel glaze, you will be over the moon.

Why this Pumpkin Donut with Salted Caramel Glaze works.

This Pumpkin Donut with Salted Caramel Glaze recipe is a hit for so many reasons. First, they are really quick to make. Thirty minutes from start to finish. Second, the smell as they bake will bring everyone running to partake in these pumpkin donuts. Finally, you can have them any time of day from breakfast to an after dinner snack.

How to Make these Pumpkin Spiced Donuts.

  • Make the Batter: To begin, stir together cake mix, pumpkin and water until no lumps remain. (Photo 1 below)
  • Prepare Pan: Next, spray mini donut baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.(Photo 2 below)
  • Pipe Batter: Use a piping bag to fill the donut baking pan (Photo 3 below)
  • Then Bake: Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until until a tooth pick, inserted into the center, comes out clean. (Photo 4 below)
  • Create Glaze: Stir together sugar and syrup. If mixture is too thick, add small amounts of syrup until desired consistency is reached.(Photo 1 below)
  • Spread Glaze: Finally, spread glazed on slightly cooled donuts.  (Photo 2 below)

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What is a Cake Donut Like these Baked Pumpkin Donuts?

A cake donut, like these Baked Pumpkin Donuts are made with a cake batter and use baking powder and/or baking soda and therefore has a light but cake like consistency. A yeast donut, however, is made with yeast and has a soft, tender with a slight fermented flavor. 

To learn more about donuts, check out this interesting article.

Why these Pumpkin Donuts with Salted Caramel Glaze are so Good.

One of the reasons that this recipe is so good and so easy is the Torani Syrup.  There are so many flavors to choose from too, including almond, bourbon caramel, caramel classic, coconut, French vanilla, gingerbread, hazelnut classic, Irish cream, mango, passion fruit, peppermint, pomegranate, pumpkin pie, raspberry, salted caramel, strawberry, toasted marshmallow, vanilla, white chocolate, sugar-free chocolate, sugar-free, hazelnut classic, sugar-free French vanilla, sugar-free Irish cream, sugar-free pumpkin pie, sugar-free salted caramel, sugar-free raspberry and sugar-free vanilla.

You can use them is so many different recipes. Check out these amazing recipes from Torani.


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Expert Tips for Making the Best Pumpkin Spiced Donut

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and make for a party.
  • Used Different Syrup Flavors: This recipe would be great with their maple syrup or traditional Caramel or even sugar free syrup.
  • Decorate: For a party decorate the cupcakes with cute little decorations.

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Baked Pumpkin Donuts with Salted Caramel Glaze

5 from 1 vote
Pumpkin Donuts with Salted Caramel glaze are incredible. It is the perfect fall dessert that you can eat for Breakfast! These donuts will make you a donut lover for life!
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Servings: 12 people
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
cooling time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Donuts

  • 1-18 oz boxed spice cake mix
  • 1-15 oz can of pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons water

Glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Torani Salted Caramel flavored syrup

Instructions

Donuts

  • Stir together cake mix, pumpkin and water until no lumps remain.
  • Spray mini donut baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Use a piping bag to fill the donut baking pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until until a tooth pick, inserted into the center, comes out clean.

Glaze

  • Stir together sugar and syrup. If mixture is too thick, add small amounts of syrup until desired consistency is reached.
  • Spread glazed on slightly cooled donuts.

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Expert Tips

 
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and make for a party.
  • Used Different Syrup Flavors: Lighten it up by using a sugar free syrup.
  • Decorate: For a party decorate the cupcakes with cute little decorations.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Air frying is a great option for this recipe.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Gluten free cakes are a great swap for this recipe.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 25kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 5mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 368IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Iron: 1mg

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