Spice Drop Mini Donuts


Spice Drop Mini Donuts

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Donuts topped with white icing and garnished with red and green spice drop candies

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 34
    1 c.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    4 tbsp.Hy-Vee unsalted butter, softened
    1Hy-Vee large egg
    1 ¾ c.Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee baking powder
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee baking soda
    ¼ tsp.Hy-Vee salt
    ¾ c.buttermilk
    1 ½ tsp.Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    1 c.quartered Hy-Vee Spice Drops
    Confectioner's Glaze


    1. In a large bowl, beat together sugar and butter until creamy. Add egg and mix.
    2. In a small bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to egg mixture and stir to combine.
    3. Add buttermilk and vanilla extract. Stir in Spice Drops.
    4. Pour batter into a resealable plastic bag with a small corner cut off.
    5. Preheat Babycakes Donut Maker* according to instructions. When heated, fill each donut cup with 2 tablespoons batter. Close lid and bake for 4 to 5 minutes or until golden. Use enclosed fork to carefully remove donuts from machine. Place on a rack to cool.
    6. When cooled, ice with confectioner's glaze and top with spice drop holly*.
    7. * To create spice drop holly, roll green spice drops out with a rolling pin and cut out leaf shapes. To keep rolling pin from sticking, sprinkle drop liberally with granulated sugar as you roll drops out. To create berries, quarter a red spice drop and roll the smaller pieces into a ball between thumb and forefinger.
    8. * To make without Babycakes Donut Maker, preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly grease a mini donut tin with cooking spray. Fill each cup 3/4 full and bake for 8 to 9 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Remove donuts from the pan to a cooling rack.

    Nutrition facts


    120 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 1.5g
    • Cholesterol: 10mg
    • Sodium: 55mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 24g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    Vitamin A 2%
    Vitamin C 0%
    Iron 2%
    Calcium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2011.