Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

Patriotic Donuts

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We are so excited to make these patriotic donuts this 4th of July! I love making homemade donuts. I was pretty nervous the first time thinking it was much more difficult than it was. Now that I’ve done it I don’t know why I didn’t try it earlier.

Patriotic Donuts

Patriotic Donuts

Donut Ingredients:

  • 2 2/3 C Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 1/2 C whole milk
  • 1/4 C melted unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1/2 C sour cream
  • 2 large egg
  • 1/4 C canola oil
  • light blue, white, and red cookie icing

Vanilla Glaze ingredients:

  • 1/2 C milk
  • 2 C powder sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Patriotic DonutsDonut Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Use a baking spray to prep your doughnut pan.
  3. Set the pan to the side.
  4. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
  5. Whisk together the whole milk, sour cream , and eggs into a separate bowl.
  6. Whisk in the melted butter, vegetable oil, and vanilla
  7. Gradually whisk in the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir just until combined
  8. Spoon the batter into the doughnut pan.
  9. Bake at 400 degrees for 9 minutes.
  10. Allow doughnuts to cool a few minutes in the pan.
  11. Transfer the donuts to a wire rack to completely cool.

Glaze Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and mix until smooth
  2. Pour glaze over doughnuts and let dry for an hour before decorating
  3. Once dry, using the blue cookie icing, pipe a line on the top left corner of the doughnut and fill it in
  4. Pipe 5-7 lines using the red icing onto the doughnuts
  5. Using the white icing, pipe on 10-12 dots on the blue part for the stars in the flag
  6. Let dry for another hour to two hours before enjoying.
  7. ENJOY!!

Patriotic Donuts

Patriotic Donuts
 
Ingredients
  • Donut Ingredients:
  • 2⅔ C Flour
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ¾ C sugar
  • ½ C whole milk
  • ¼ C melted unsalted sweet cream butter
  • ½ C sour cream
  • 2 large egg
  • ¼ C canola oil
  • light blue, white, and red cookie icing
  • Vanilla Glaze ingredients:
  • ½ C milk
  • 2 C powder sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Donut Directions:
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Use a baking spray to prep your doughnut pan.
  4. Set the pan to the side.
  5. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
  6. Whisk together the whole milk, sour cream , and eggs into a separate bowl.
  7. Whisk in the melted butter, vegetable oil, and vanilla
  8. Gradually whisk in the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir just until combined
  9. Spoon the batter into the doughnut pan.
  10. Bake at 400 degrees for 9 minutes.
  11. Allow doughnuts to cool a few minutes in the pan.
  12. Transfer the donuts to a wire rack to completely cool.
  13. Glaze Directions:
  14. Combine all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and mix until smooth
  15. Pour glaze over doughnuts and let dry for an hour before decorating
  16. Once dry, using the blue cookie icing, pipe a line on the top left corner of the doughnut and fill it in
  17. Pipe 5-7 lines using the red icing onto the doughnuts
  18. Using the white icing, pipe on 10-12 dots on the blue part for the stars in the flag
  19. Let dry for another hour to two hours before enjoying.
  20. ENJOY!!

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