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Lemon Blueberry Cake Donuts

  • Author: Natalie
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 11 minutes
  • Total Time: 26 minutes
  • Yield: 10 donuts 1x
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

These Lemon Blueberry Cake Donuts are easy enough to make any day of the week! Moist, tender and delicious, they’re filled with fresh lemon and blueberries and topped with a tart-sweet lemon icing!


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Ingredients

FOR THE DONUTS

  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar plus 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup blueberries

FOR THE LEMON GLAZE

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 13 tablespoons lemon juice, milk or heavy cream

Instructions

FOR THE DONUTS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F and grease donut pans well with butter (preferable- for flavor) or nonstick spray.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the egg, vanilla, milk lemon juice, lemon zest, and melted butter.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk to combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Stir the egg-yogurt mixture into the dry ingredients. Gently stir in blueberries
  5. Use a piping bag or zip lock bag or spoon to fill the dough into the donut molds between 2/3 and 3/4 full.
  6. Bake 9-11 minutes. Let cool in the pans for 10 minutes then remove from pan and let donuts cool completely on wire rack.

FOR THE LEMON GLAZE

  1. In a medium sized bowl, stir the lemon juice, lemon zest and powdered sugar together .

TO DECORATE THE DONUTS

  1. Dip the cooled donuts in the glaze or drizzle the glaze over top. Allow glaze to set or enjoy right away!

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