Baked Buttermilk Doughnuts Recipe

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Baked Buttermilk Doughnuts
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  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk (1%)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup honey


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Lightly coat a doughnut pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine flours and next 4 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk.
  3. Combine buttermilk, eggs, honey, butter, and vanilla, stirring well with a whisk. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture; whisk just until combined.
  4. Spoon batter into doughnut pans, filling twothirds full. Bake in middle of oven until doughnuts spring back when touched and are golden on bottom (about 8 minutes). Let cool in pan slightly (about 4 minutes); turn out. Coat with toppings (see ideas, below), if desired.
  5. Lemon Glazed: 
  6. Combine 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice and 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, stirring well with a whisk. Dip 1 side of the cooled doughnuts into glaze; let cool on a rack, glazed side up.
  7. Calories 191
  8. Chocolate-Hazelnut: 
  9. Melt 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate in a bowl in microwave until smooth. Dip tops of doughnuts into chocolate and place chocolate side up on a rack to cool. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts; let sit about 10 minutes.
  10. Calories 232
  11. Chocolate Swirl: 
  12. Melt 4 ounces (1 cup) bittersweet chocolate in microwave until smooth. Fill a small squeeze bottle or zip-top plastic bag (snip a tiny hole in 1 corner of bag) with melted chocolate; pipe chocolate onto tops of doughnuts. Chill doughnuts until chocolate sets (about 10 minutes).
  13. Calories 184
  14. Cinnamon Sugar: 
  15. Combine 1/4 cup ground cinnamon and 1/4 cup sugar. While still warm, coat doughnuts in sugar; let cool on rack, sugar-coated side up.
  16. Calories 155
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1939.11 Kcal (8119 kJ)
Calories from fat 355.47 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39.5g 61%
Cholesterol 447.76mg 149%
Sodium 1518.64mg 63%
Potassium 1577.34mg 34%
Total Carbs 347.03g 116%
Sugars 139.33g 557%
Dietary Fiber 6.76g 27%
Protein 44.13g 88%
Vitamin C 4.5mg 8%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 13.5mg 75%
Calcium 697.3mg 70%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 261 Kcal (1093 kJ)
Calories from fat 47.85 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.32g 61%
Cholesterol 60.27mg 149%
Sodium 204.41mg 63%
Potassium 212.31mg 34%
Total Carbs 46.71g 116%
Sugars 18.75g 557%
Dietary Fiber 0.91g 27%
Protein 5.94g 88%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 8%
Iron 1.8mg 75%
Calcium 93.8mg 70%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 41.3
  • 51

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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