Pineapple Donuts with White Chocolate Glaze & Toasted Almonds

Baked Pineapple Donuts with White Chocolate Glaze & Toasted Almonds are a special breakfast treat that the whole family will enjoy!

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So with all of the fabulous food blogs across the internets, it is impossible not to be inspired.  Lately my inspiration has been coming from the lovely Karly of Buns in My Oven.  She is the queen of the baked donut with a ton of delicious donut recipes like  Cinnamon Roll Donuts, Glazed Chocolate Donuts,  and don’t miss the Blueberry Glazed Donuts!  It has left me with no option but to order a donut pan and another pair of stretchy pants!

I wanted to make a fall inspired donut but I had used up all of my pumpkin in a pumpkin pie on Saturday.  Digging through the pantry I found some crushed pineapple and thought I’d make Pineapple Donuts.

My husband came through the kitchen while I was drizzling on the white chocolate glaze.  He asked what I was doing and then proclaimed that I was a criminal! I’m not even denying it.

We are all going to need stretchy pants.  Baked donuts are way too easy and out of this world delicious!!  I foresee many more donut recipes in our future!

I get huge donut cravings and just the other day I was wishing for a donut delivery truck.  Now isn’t that the best idea ever?  Forget pizza delivery, bring me the donuts!  Great business idea for all of you entrepreneurs out there!  I would be the number one customer for sure.

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Pineapple Donuts with White Chocolate Glaze & Toasted Almonds
 
adapted from Buns in My Oven
Serves: 10 donuts
Ingredients
For the donuts
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 20 oz can crushed pineapple, well drained
For the Glaze
  • ⅔ cup white chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ⅛ cup toasted sliced almonds, chopped
  • non-stick cooking spray
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. Spray donut pan with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl add flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Whisk together. Add buttermilk, egg, and melted butter and mix just until combined. Fold in drained pineapple.
  4. Spoon batter into donut pan filling each about ¾ full.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted comes out clean.
  6. Allow to cool in pan a few minutes and remove to a wire rack to cool.
  7. Add white chocolate chips and milk into a small microwave-safe bowl. Heat in 20 second intervals, stirring in between until smooth. Drizzle over baked donuts and sprinkle with toasted almonds.

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