Recipe by Health October 2010


Recipe Summary

8 mins
16 mins
8 mins
Makes 14 servings (Serving size: 1 plain doughnut)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°. Lightly coat a doughnut pan with cooking spray.

  • Combine flours and next 4 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk.

  • Combine buttermilk, eggs, honey, butter, and vanilla, stirring well with a whisk. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture; whisk just until combined.

  • Spoon batter into doughnut pans, filling twothirds full. Bake in middle of oven until doughnuts spring back when touched and are golden on bottom (about 8 minutes). Let cool in pan slightly (about 4 minutes); turn out. Coat with toppings (see ideas, below), if desired.

  • Lemon Glazed: 

  • Combine 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice and 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, stirring well with a whisk. Dip 1 side of the cooled doughnuts into glaze; let cool on a rack, glazed side up.

  • Calories 191

  • Chocolate-Hazelnut: 

  • Melt 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate in a bowl in microwave until smooth. Dip tops of doughnuts into chocolate and place chocolate side up on a rack to cool. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts; let sit about 10 minutes.

  • Calories 232

  • Chocolate Swirl: 

  • Melt 4 ounces (1 cup) bittersweet chocolate in microwave until smooth. Fill a small squeeze bottle or zip-top plastic bag (snip a tiny hole in 1 corner of bag) with melted chocolate; pipe chocolate onto tops of doughnuts. Chill doughnuts until chocolate sets (about 10 minutes).

  • Calories 184

  • Cinnamon Sugar: 

  • Combine 1/4 cup ground cinnamon and 1/4 cup sugar. While still warm, coat doughnuts in sugar; let cool on rack, sugar-coated side up.

  • Calories 155

Nutrition Facts

140 calories; fat 3g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 1g; cholesterol 35mg; protein 3g; carbohydrates 26g; sugars 13g; fiber 1g; iron 1mg; sodium 165mg; calcium 59mg.