Best EVER Baked Donuts of All Time Ever.

These Best Ever Baked Donuts taste like the real-deal, yeasty fried donuts you get from your favorite donut shop. 

A few days ago my daughter made dinner using a French-themed Raddish Box she had received as a Christmas gift. For dessert she made cream puffs. As we were eating, I said, “mmmmmm. These taste like ice cream-filled donuts!” ???????????? The next day, I baked up a batch of cream puffs in my donut pan, and voila! The Best EVER Baked Donuts were born ????.

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These Best Ever Baked Donuts taste like the real-deal, yeasty fried donuts you get from your favorite donut shop.

Ingredients Needed for Best Ever Baked Donuts

  • water
  • butter
  • flour
  • eggs

Ingredients Needed for Chocolate Ganache

  • heavy cream
  • chocolate chips

These Best Ever Baked Donuts taste like the real-deal, yeasty fried donuts you get from your favorite donut shop.

These Best Ever Baked Donuts taste like the real-deal, yeasty fried donuts you get from your favorite donut shop.

 

Special Supplies Needed for this Recipe

These Best Ever Baked Donuts taste like the real-deal, yeasty fried donuts you get from your favorite donut shop.

Step-by-Step Recipe Video

Best Ever Baked Donuts

These Best Ever Baked Donuts taste like the real-deal, yeasty fried donuts you get from your favorite donut shop.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • chocolate ganache (half recipe) & sprinkles

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400ºF.

  1. Melt the butter in the water over medium-high heat. Bring mixture to a rolling boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low and stir in the flour. Stir vigorously until mixture turns into a ball.
  3. Transfer ball to a bowl and let cool for about 5-10 minutes. Add the eggs all at once and mix until a smooth batter forms.
  4. Pipe the batter into a greased donut pan.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes until donuts are golden on top.
  6. Cool on wire rack. Dip cooled donuts in chocolate ganache and top with sprinkles.

*Nutrition information is an approximation and does not include chocolate ganache

calories 171
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13 g 19 %
Saturated Fat 7 g 35 %
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 110 mg 37 %
Sodium 34 mg 1 %
Potassium 34 mg 1 %
Total Carbohydrate 10 g 3 %
Dietary Fiber 0 g 2 %
Sugars 0 g
Protein 4 g 8 %
Vitamin A 89 %
Vitamin C 0 %
Calcium 5 %
Iron 2 %

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Ashton Swank

Ashton is the owner and author of Something Swanky. Although first and foremost a wife and mother, she considers herself an online entrepreneur, freelance writer and photographer, and brand ambassador. Her focus is in food styling, food photography and recipe development.