Pumpkin Spice Baked Donuts

Servings 12


For the donuts

  • Butter or baking spread for greasing
  • 2 Eggs large
  • 175 g Pumpkin puree
  • 175 g Caster sugar
  • 150 ml Milk Cow's or plant milk will both work
  • 30 ml Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Mixed spice
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Ground ginger
  • 225 g Plain flour

For the icing

  • 100 g Icing sugar
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon


  1. Pre-heat your oven to 160C Fan/180C/350F/Gas Mark 4 and grease two donut tins with the butter

  2. Mix together the caster sugar, milk, vegetable oil, pumpkin puree and eggs in a bowl with a whisk

  3. In another bowl stir the plain flour, cinnamon, mixed spice, ginger and nutmeg together

  4. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and whisk together well

  5. Divide the batter between the trays. You can put the batter into a piping bag to make it a bit neater to dispense into the trays, but you can do it with a spoon too

  6. Bake them for 12 minutes, then remove them from the tin (I use a spoon to gently prise them out) and leave to cool on a cooling rack

  7. Stir the icing sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl and add enough water to make a drizzling icing

  8. Set the donuts onto a rack with a baking tray underneath to catch any drips

  9. Either put the icing in a piping bag and drizzle it over the donuts or use a spoon to drizzle it

  10. Store leftovers in an airtight container and eat within 3 days

Recipe Notes

Mixed spice is a British spice blend containing Cinnamon, Coriander Seed, Nutmeg, Clove, Pimento, Ginger. If you can't get hold of it, use a Pumpkin Spice mix instead