Bakes, Small Treats

Mini Pink and White Donuts

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Fancy a little treat? Try these delightful mini donuts, perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth!

~ Makes 18 Mini Donuts ~

What you’ll need:

  • 1 egg
  • 80g caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 170g plain flour – you can also make these gluten free by using a gluten free blend instead!
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt

For the icing:

  • Icing sugar
  • Water
  • Food colouring
  • Hundreds and thousands (edible decorations)

Let’s get started!

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 160°C and grease a mini donut tin with butter or non-stick spray.
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2. Place the egg and the sugar in a mixing bowl and whisk together until the mixture is pale and light in colour.

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3. Melt the butter in a small microwavable bowl for 30 seconds. Stir the oil and vanilla into the melted butter. Gradually add this to the egg and sugar mixture, stirring whilst pouring.

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4. Time to add the flour, baking powder and salt. Tip all of it in at once and whisk together until it forms a smooth thick batter.

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5. Transfer all of the batter into a piping bag. This makes it easier to fill the tin!

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6. When filling the donut tin with the batter, don’t fill them right to the top as tempting as it is! These donuts rise incredibly well!

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7. I baked my donuts for about 8 minutes but keep an eye on them when they are in the oven as they can easily be over cooked!

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8. Leave them to cool on a cooling rack while we make the icing.

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9. For the icing, I used about ½ cup of icing sugar and a couple of teaspoons of water. We want the icing to be quite thick so it stays on top of the donut and sets.

10. I have kept some of the icing white but have also coloured the rest pink. To finish off, just sprinkle a few hundreds and thousands on the top!

11. I hope you enjoy making these little treats! As you can imagine, they didn’t last very long in my household!

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 If you have a go don’t forget to share your makes with us on Instagram @aboxofbuttons or on Twitter @aBoxofButtons! See you next time!

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