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Lemon Sugar Baked Donut Holes: A Zesty Treat That Brightens Your Day

Lemon Sugar Baked Donut Holes: A Zesty Treat That Brightens Your Day

Immerse yourself in the delicious world of lemon baking with these irresistible donuts baked with lemon sugar. Perfectly moist and sweet, each donut hole is dipped in a tangy lemon sugar topping that adds a tangy touch to the soft and tender interior. Finished with a light lemon glaze, these donut holes are a heavenly treat that's hard to resist, especially when enjoyed warm.

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Why you will love it

If you're a fan of lemon desserts, these donut holes will quickly become a favorite. The combination of fresh lemon zest and juice gives the donuts bright, refreshing flavors perfectly balanced by the sweet outer coating. They're baked, not fried, making them a lighter option that doesn't compromise on taste or texture.

Perfect opportunity

These baked lemon sugar donuts are perfect for brunches, afternoon tea or as a delicious snack at meetings. They're also fantastic for children's parties or as a little pick-me-up during the work day. Their bite-sized nature makes them ideal for sharing and enjoying on the go.

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Decorating Tips

Serve these donut holes on a beautiful platter, sprinkled with extra lemon zest or with fresh lemon slices for a visually appealing display. If you're feeling extra decorative, a sprinkling of edible flowers can add a touch of elegance, making them even more appealing.

  • Ingredients:
    • Dough:
      • 150 g all-purpose flour
      • 60 g of sugar
      • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
      • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
      • Zest and juice of half a lemon
      • A pinch of salt
      • 120 ml of milk
      • 1 egg
      • 60 g of oil
      • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
    • Trim:
      • 50 g melted butter
      • 50 g of sugar mixed with 1 teaspoon of lemon zest
    • icing:
      • 40 g of powdered sugar
      • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • Instructions:
    1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (204°C). Butter a donut pan or mini muffin pan.
    2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, lemon zest and salt.
    3. Add the milk, lemon juice, egg, oil and vanilla to the dry ingredients. Stir until everything is well combined.
    4. Pour the batter evenly into the prepared pan, filling each cavity with 2 to 3 teaspoons of batter.
    5. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes, or until the donut holes are lightly browned and a toothpick comes out clean.
    6. Let the donut holes cool slightly, then dip each one first in the melted butter, then in the lemon-sugar mixture.
    7. Drizzle with prepared lemon glaze.
    8. Serve hot for a better experience.

Enjoy these soft and tangy lemon sugar baked donuts, perfect for any lemon lover looking to add a sweet and tangy touch to their day!

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