Baked Cinnamon Donut Holes

Cinnamon Donuts (7)

These adorable cinnamon-sugar donuts are the perfect baking project for a fall afternoon!

Ingredients:

For the donuts:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup soy milk
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the topping:

  • 6 tablespoons Earth Balance butter
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  1. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, 1/3 cup sugar, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Set aside.Cinnamon Donuts (1)
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the flaxseed in the water to make 1 flax egg. Add the soy milk, canola oil, and vanilla.Cinnamon Donuts (2)
  3. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, stirring just until combined. You’ll notice that Travis was eager to lick the spatula, the best part!Cinnamon Donuts (3)
  4. Divide the batter evenly among 24 greased mini muffin cups, filling about half full. Bake at 350 degrees F for 9 minutes; a wooden pick inserted in the centers should come out clean. Transfer to wax paper.Cinnamon Donuts (5)
  5. To prepare the topping, microwave the butter until melted. Stir together the remaining 6 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon in a bowl.
  6. Working with 1 donut at a time, dip in the melted butter and then roll in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Return to the wax paper.Cinnamon Donuts (6)

The perfect afternoon snack!

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