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Decadent Coffee Cake Donuts: A Baked Treat for Lazy Weekend Mornings

Decadent Coffee Cake Donuts: A Baked Treat for Lazy Weekend Mornings

Start your weekend off right with these decadent Coffee Cake Donuts, combining the classic flavors of a coffee cake with the fun shape of donuts. These donuts are soft, chewy and feature a delicious crumb topping that adds the perfect crunch. Made with healthy Greek yogurt and pure maple syrup, they offer a guilt-free indulgence that's sure to impress.

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Why you'll love it: These donuts bring together the comfort of coffee cake and the convenience of donuts in one irresistible package. The breadcrumb topping, rich with cinnamon and brown sugar, complements the soft and tender base of the donut, making each bite a perfect blend of textures and flavors.

Perfect occasion: Perfect for a weekend brunch, family gathering, or as a special treat to enjoy with your morning coffee. They're also perfect for vacation mornings or when you want to add something special to your breakfast routine.

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Decorating Tips: After baking and cooling, you can drizzle these donuts with a simple vanilla glaze or lightly dust them with powdered sugar for an extra touch of sweetness. A few pinches of cinnamon can also enhance the visual appeal and flavor.

Ingredients for the donuts:

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup neutral oil (like avocado oil)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Ingredients for the bread crumb topping:

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons of butter cut into cubes
  • 3 tablespoons of flour
  • A pinch of salt

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a donut pan with nonstick spray or oil.
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Put aside.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, Greek yogurt, buttermilk, oil, maple syrup and vanilla extract until well combined.
  4. Gradually mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just combined. Avoid overmixing to ensure the donuts stay light and fluffy.
  5. replaces the word nice with empty prepare the breadcrumbs, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, flour and a pinch of salt in a bowl. Stir in butter until mixture is crumbly.
  6. Transfer the donut batter to a piping bag or ziplock bag with the corner cut off. Pour the batter into the prepared donut pan.
  7. Sprinkle breadcrumbs evenly over each donut.
  8. Bake for 13 to 16 minutes, or until the donuts are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into one comes out clean.
  9. Let the donuts cool in the pan for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Enjoy these decadent Coffee Cake Donuts, a delicious baked treat perfect for making any morning a little sweeter!

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