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Festive and Easy Christmas Recipe: Homemade Baked Mini Donut Wreaths Recipe

Donut Wreath Recipe: Easy Baked Homemade Donuts for Christmas

Angie Kauffman
Make these easy homemade donuts for a delicious sweet treat. Then, follow the decoration directions to put a Christmas twist on them and create donut wreaths. 
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 15 mini donuts

Ingredients
  

Donut Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • ½ cup milk

Frosting Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons salted butter softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Green food coloring gel
  • Red nonpareils for decorating on top of the frosting

Instructions
 

Homemade Baked Donuts Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Put dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl and stir to combine.
  • Add remaining ingredients and whisk together.
  • Add the batter into a mini donut pan (Use a piping bag or spoon) sprayed with non-stick spray.
  • Bake for approximately 9 - 10 minutes.
  • Allow the donuts to cool. Remove from pan and move them to a cooling rack.

Frosting Directions

  • Using an electric hand mixer or stand mixer, beat the butter on medium.
  • Once the butter is creamy, add your almond extract.
  • Add powdered sugar, a little at a time. Mix well.
  • Add milk a little at a time, until your desired consistency is reached.
  • Add green food coloring, a little at a time, until you have reached the desired color.

How to Make Your Homemade Donuts into Donut Wreaths

  • Use a pastry bag with a decorative frosting tip to pipe your green frosting onto your homemade donuts.
  • Top with red nonpareils and serve.

Notes

You will also need a mini donut pan. These are not expensive and are a fun thing to have at home. If you prefer, you could buy a mini donut maker.
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