Doughnut Diaries - Hula Hoop Inspired Miniature Baked Doughnuts

I wanted to take something classic like doughnuts and turn them into something different, unique and eye catching... to get people talking! These could be a focal point of a party or gathering as it is a twist to a much loved classic crisp and doughnut! 

On to the Recipe: - you'll need a miniature doughnut pan

  • 150g margarine
  • 200g white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 120 ml milk
  • 225g all purpose flour
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp baking powder

Topping - 

  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 3/ 170ºC / 325ºF
  2. Lightly oil miniature doughnut
  3. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar
  4. Add the egg, milk, and vanilla and mix until combined - don't worry about the mix looking curdled. 
  5. Mix in the baking powder
  6. Stir in the flour just until combined
  7. Transfer mixture into a piping bag (or alternatively you could use a handmade greese-proof paper one) and snip the end of.
  8. Pipe into the pan only filling ½ way full.
  9. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown
  10. Allow to cool slightly before topping them
  11. Melt the butter for the topping and combine with the sugar
  12. Dip each doughnut lightly in butter/sugar combination and set aside to cool

There you have it, creative baked doughnuts with a sugar topping that resemble hula-hoops, Enjoy xx


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