Tuesday, December 23

Lemon Cake Baked Doughnuts

Looking for a little morning pick me up? How about a break away from the normal morning meal? Here is a great bakery style doughnut sure to fit all your tasty morning needs!

Full time 1 1/2 hour (includes cooling time)
Makes 6 crullers or 12 doughnuts

The needs-

2 eggs
2 cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup milk
1 tbsp butter, melted and cooled
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp lemon extract
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
*for extra fun add in 1/4 cup poppy seeds

For topping:
1 cup confectionery sugar

The know-

Preheat oven to 325 and lightly spray your doughnut/cruller pan with cooking spray.

In a large mixing bowl combine eggs, milk, butter, and lemon extract.

Add in sugar, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon.

Add in flour.

Spoon batter evenly into pan, roughly half way full.

Bake in oven 18-20 minutes or until an even golden color is formed.

Remove from oven and let cool in 2 minutes.

Flip out of pan and let cool 30 minutes before coating.

To coat with confectionery sugar, pour sugar onto a rimmed plate.

Roll cruller in sugar, you may need to use your hand to slightly rub it on, this will create a base coat for remaining sugar to stick to.

Set aside on a serving platter, continue with remaining doughnuts.