Have fun the vacation that celebrates love with these baked Valentine donuts. They make the cutest breakfast, and so they’re really easy to make, too!

Get the entire household concerned in baking and adorning these scrumptious little treats. They’re a lot simpler (and fewer messy) than frying.

In addition they make a stunning reward for pals! Beautify them with colourful frosting and sprinkles, and bundle them with love, in fact.

Heart shaped Valentine doughnuts on a white surface, covered in pink icing and sprinkles.

Who can resist this heat and fuzzy vacation? Not me, or at the least I can’t resist these heat and scrumptious little donuts.

We love baked donuts, and they’re such a terrific deal with all yr lengthy. It’s a lot enjoyable to decorate them up for holidays, although – don’t skip my Christmas Donuts, too!

These candy treats are baked in a doughnut pan, lined in candy icing and naturally, sprinkles. They’re too cute for phrases, and they’re greater than only a enjoyable breakfast – they make a terrific reward, too.

Heart shaped Valentine doughnuts on a white surface, covered in pink icing and sprinkles.

Valentine Donuts

Let’s make these enjoyable Valentine treats immediately!

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Why You’ll Love this Recipe

  • Candy and Enjoyable
  • Nice for Adorning
  • Youngsters love Them
  • Bundle for Items
  • Simply Personalized
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Purchasing Listing

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  • All-Function Flour
  • White Granulated Sugar
  • Baking Powder
  • Salt
  • Egg
  • Complete Milk
  • Unsalted Butter
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Tub of Icing
  • Sprinkles

Variations

Heart shaped Valentine doughnuts on a baking sheet, covered in pink icing and sprinkles.
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Suggestions

  • This recipe made 24 small baked donuts for us. Nonetheless, in the event you use a pan with bigger cavities, you’ll get much less donuts general, in fact. This additionally means your bake time is perhaps a bit longer, and the dietary notes needs to be adjusted in response to completed amount.
  • Don’t over-mix the batter, the components needs to be simply mixed. Over mixing could cause them to develop into chewy fairly than gentle and fluffy.
  • Don’t overfill the cavities of your pan – Fill 3/4 full to permit for rise.
  • Use the Toothpick Check – Insert a toothpick within the middle. When it comes out clear, it’s achieved.
  • On the lookout for these enjoyable sprinkles? Now we have the very best choice of sprinkles at our native Walmart, of all locations!
  • In the event you’re hoping to bundle these as presents, enable the frosting to take a seat for a pair hours to harden first.
Heart shaped Valentine doughnuts on a white surface, covered in pink icing and sprinkles.

Baking Conversion Information

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Often Requested Questions

Are doughnuts higher fried or baked?

In the event you’re craving a conventional, yeasty doughnut with a crispy exterior and melt-in-your-mouth inside, that’s not what these doughnuts are! Nonetheless, skipping the fryer is best for you, and these Valentine donuts are extra cake like, and fewer chewy than a conventional fried donut.

What’s the distinction between baked and fried donuts?

Baked donuts are cooked in an oven (extra like cupcakes), and conventional fried donuts are fried in sizzling oil on the stovetop. Each kinds of doughnuts might be topped with icing, adorning sprinkles, and extra.

Heart shaped Valentine doughnuts on a white surface, covered in pink icing and sprinkles.

Tips on how to Retailer

  • Room temperature – Retailer these baked donuts at room temperature for as much as two days, in an hermetic container.
  • Fridge – Retailer within the fridge for as much as three days, warming for a couple of seconds within the microwave earlier than serving.
  • Freezer – If you’ll freeze, bake and funky utterly. Merely place them in a plastic-freezer storage bag, seal tight, label, date, and retailer in your freezer for as much as 2-3 months.

To defrost from frozen, microwave for 20-30 seconds or miss at room temperature for 1-2 hours.

Dietary Issues

  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian
  • To Make Gluten Free: make sure you select a 1:1 gluten free flour for baking.

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Baked Valentine Doughnuts

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease doughnut pans with baking spray to forestall sticking.

  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk collectively flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Put aside.

  • In a big mixing bowl, mix egg, milk, butter and vanilla. Steadily add dry components to moist combination till simply mixed.

  • Spoon batter into pans, filling simply over ¾ full.

  • Bake 14-16 minutes. Enable to chill 5 minutes earlier than eradicating.

  • This recipe made 24 small baked doughnuts for us. Nonetheless, in the event you use a pan with bigger cavities, you’ll get much less donuts general. This additionally means your bake time is perhaps a bit longer, and the dietary notes needs to be adjusted in response to completed amount.
  • Don’t overmix the doughnut batter, the components needs to be simply mixed. Over mixing could cause them to develop into chewy fairly than gentle and fluffy.
  • Don’t overfill your donut pan – Fill 3/4 full to permit for rise.
  • Use the Toothpick Check – Insert a toothpick within the middle. When it comes out clear, it’s achieved.
  • On the lookout for these enjoyable sprinkles? Now we have the very best choice of sprinkles at our native Walmart, of all locations!
  • In the event you’re hoping to bundle these as presents, enable the frosting to take a seat for a pair hours to harden first.

Energy: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 4g | Fats: 7g | Saturated Fats: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 1g | Monounsaturated Fats: 3g | Trans Fats: 0.1g | Ldl cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 172mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg

Estimated diet data is supplied as a courtesy and isn’t assured.

Tips on how to Make

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease doughnut pans with baking spray to forestall sticking.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk collectively flour, sugar baking powder, and salt. Put aside. A glass bowl full of flour, sugar and more for a doughnut batter.
  3. In a big mixing bowl, mix egg, milk, butter and vanilla. Steadily add dry components to moist combination till simply mixed.
  4. Spoon batter into pans, filling simply over ¾ full. A gold donut pan filled with batter before baking. A gold donut pan filled with batter before baking. A gold donut pan filled with batter before baking.
  5. Bake 14-Quarter-hour. Enable to chill 5 minutes earlier than eradicating from tray.
For Topping
  1. Soften icing in a small bowl. Evenly dip every donut in melted icing and add sprinkles or any ornamental components. Serve heat.
Heart shaped Valentine doughnuts on a baking sheet, covered in pink icing and sprinkles.

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