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Banana Baked Donuts with a brown butter glaze
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Banana Baked Donuts

Banana Baked Donuts with a brown butter glaze
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Keyword: baked donuts, banana, brown butter, brown butter glaze, donuts, glaze
Servings: 6 donuts

Ingredients

For Donuts:

  • 1 cup (120 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (107 grams) brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 overripe bananas mashed
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1 large egg

For Glaze:

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup (113 grams) powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • milk or heavy cream as needed

Instructions

For Donuts:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F). Spray your donut mold with non-stick spray and set aside.
  • In a medium-sized bowl whisk together the flour, light brown sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  • In a separate bowl mix the mashed bananas, melted butter, and egg. Gently fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Mix only until just combined. The batter will be thick.
  • Spoon the batter into the donut pan and place the donut pan on a cookie sheet.
  • Put the donuts into the pre-heated oven and bake for 17-20 minutes or until they spring back when lightly pressed.
  • Remove from oven allow and allow to cool in the pan for 10 minutes and then remove and allow to cool fully.

For Glaze:

  • Melt the butter in a medium-sized saucepan. It will start to foam and you will see orangy brown bits form at the bottom of the pan, this will take about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow the butter to cool slightly.
  • Add the powdered sugar and vanilla and whisk until no longer lumpy. If the glaze to too thick you can small amounts of milk or heavy cream.
  • Dip the tops of the donuts into the glaze.