Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze

Have you tried making baked doughnuts yet? Baked doughnuts are kind of life changing, all the fun of a doughnut without hot oil. They’re quick to make, a MUST for me, perfect with a cup of coffee and they look like you spent forever making something fancy when you didn’t. Whether you’re new to baked doughnuts or you’ve been a long time fan, you’ve got to try my recipe for Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze, you’ll thank me for it!

Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze

Baked Doughnuts

Baked doughnuts aren’t a new thing the little pans have been around for a few years You can buy them on amazon or target or any cooking oriented store. I happened to say out loud one day, gee I really want a doughnut pan, the next day I walked by one in the Thrift Store and grabbed it for a dollar. The universe is like that sometimes isn’t it?

Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze

Best Ones Yet

is what I muttered as I nibbled a still warm doughnut. I’ve been experimenting with my pan, making variations of quick bread recipes cut down to fit the pan, I made a cinnamon one a few months back, that was top notch. Now I think I’ve perfected this light lemony doughnut with just the right tang of lemon icing on top. Oh so decadent. But also light and airy.

Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze

So Quick

These Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze whip up in under ten minutes and they’re out of the oven in about twelve minutes, so all in all you could be eating fresh doughnuts in under 30 minutes. If you really wanted them you could be eating them in under 30 minutes is all I’m saying. What?

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Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze
Have you tried making baked doughnuts yet? These Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze are kind of life changing, all the fun of a doughnut without hot oil. Perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.
Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze
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Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings
doughnuts
Ingredients
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings
doughnuts
Ingredients
Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze
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Rating: 0
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Instructions
  1. preheat oven to 350˚
  2. lightly grease two doughnut pans and set aside
  3. zest the lemon, set aside
  4. juice the lemon and strain out seeds-you will need a 1/4 cup for this recipe
  5. whisk the sour cream, egg, butter, 1 tsp of lemon juice, a pinch of lemon zest and the sugar together until smooth
  6. mix 2 cups of flour, with 1 tsp of baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  7. add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and quickly stir together
  8. fill the doughnut pans evenly
  9. bake at 350˚ for 10-12 minutes or until they spring back to the touch
  10. meanwhile mix the confectioners sugar with the lemon juice, add a small amount of the juice to start with just in case it gets to runny
  11. add a little lemon juice at a time until the icing is mixed but not too runny
  12. when the doughnuts are done cool for 3 minutes in the pan
  13. then gently lift them out to a cooling rack
  14. while the doughnuts are still slightly warm dip the tops in the icing
  15. sprinkle with reserved lemon zest
  16. best enjoyed warm
Recipe Notes
  • you will need 2 doughnut pans OR using the recipe card above cut the recipe in half to make six for one doughnut pan