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Baked Donuts with Maple Frosting and Bacon Crumbles

Baked Donuts with Maple Frosting and Bacon Crumbles

We have a very famous Donut shop here in Portland called Voodoo Donuts and they are known for their bacon-topped maple bars.  I have never tried their donuts, not because I haven’t wanted to, but because there is always a line around the block to get inside.  My kids asked me to make donuts last weekend so I decided to make them with maple frosting.  My husband was willing to try his donuts topped with bacon but my children opted for their bacon on the side.  I took a bite of one of my husband’s donuts and nearly swooned. I loved the combination of the sweet donut with maple frosting and the crispy/salty bacon on top.  YUM!

Baked Donuts with Maple Frosting and Bacon Crumbles

How to Make Baked Donuts with Maple Frosting and Bacon Crumbles

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Coat the donut baking tray with cooking spray.

Cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until done.  Remove the bacon and place it on a paper towel to drain the grease.  Chop into crumbles; set aside.

Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Add the buttermilk, egg, vanilla, and melted butter. Mix until well combined.  Transfer the batter into a large zip lock bag. Snip off a corner of the bag and pipe the batter evenly into a 6 cup donut pan.

Bake for 9-10 minutes, or until the dough is set and springy (they won’t be golden brown). Let them sit for 1-2 minutes then place the donuts on a baking rack to cool a bit.

Meanwhile, make the glaze. Combine the powdered sugar, maple extract, cinnamon, maple syrup (optional), and milk together until well combined.

Place some wax paper under the wire rack. Dip the top of the cooled donuts in the glaze then return to the wire rack to allow the glaze to set. Sprinkle the top with bacon crumbles. Enjoy.

Baked Donuts with Maple Frosting and Bacon Crumbles

 

Baked Donuts with Maple Frosting and Bacon Crumbles

Baked Donuts with Maple Frosting and Bacon Crumbles

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 donuts
Author: Pam / For the Love of Cooking

Equipment

  • Donut Baking Pan

Ingredients

Donuts:

  • 1 cup of flour
  • ¼ cup + 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup + 2 tbsp buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp butter melted

Maple-Cinnamon Glaze:

  • 1 ½ cups of powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp maple extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp maple syrup optional
  • 2 tbsp milk

Instructions

  • Cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until done. Remove the bacon and place it on a paper towel to drain the grease. Chop into crumbles; set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Coat the donut baking tray with cooking spray.
  • Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Add the buttermilk, egg, vanilla, and melted butter. Mix until well combined.
  • Transfer the batter into a large zip lock bag. Snip off a corner of the bag and pipe the batter evenly into a 6 cup donut pan.
  • Bake for 9-10 minutes, or until the dough is set and springy (they won't be golden brown). Let them sit for 1-2 minutes then place the donuts on a baking rack to cool a bit.
  • Meanwhile, make the glaze. Combine the powdered sugar, maple extract, cinnamon, maple syrup (optional), and milk together until well combined.
  • Place some wax paper under the wire rack. Dip the top of the cooled donuts in the glaze then return to the wire rack to allow the glaze to set. Sprinkle the top with bacon crumbles. Enjoy.
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41 Comments

  1. Is it bad that my hubby and I have contemplated making a trip from where we live (by San Francisco) to Portland just to get donuts at Voodoo? I love maple bacon cupcakes, so I’m sure these donuts are fantastic! And baked, so even better!!! Love all your recipes. I’ve made so many of them and all of them have been superb!

  2. No way!!!! I have GOT to try this. Wow! Maple is my favorite donut. I always get a maple bar!!!!
    I know I would love this. But it might be a big mistake!!!!! I might love it too much!!!
    Hugs,
    Kris

  3. I’ve seen Voodoo Donuts on a lot of food shows… and I’ve seen the lines… I wouldn’t brave them either – especially when you can make them at home. And I don’t care what anyone says… bacon really does make everything better!!

  4. I’ve never tried any baked goods with bacon but the flavor combo sounds good. Just kida hard to get used to the idea I guess 🙂 Thanks for trying it and sharing! 🙂

  5. I’m one of those crazy people who stood in that line wrapped around Voodoo Donuts in Portland. Yes, it took an hour to get to the counter but that maple bacon donut was by far the best donut I’ve ever had in my life. I can’t wait to try this recipe!

  6. I’ve had maple bacon doughnuts on my mind so much lately and this is the second time I’ve seen them this morning. I think it’s a sign!! I need to make them ASAP! Yours look SO delicious!

  7. You haven’t been to Voodoo Donuts?!? You must go – there is a line for a reason – it’s amazing! I totally wish we had one here in Boston.

    The maple bacon donuts were my hubby’s favorite from Voodoo so I might have to try making these!

  8. Pam,
    You have to go to the Voodoo Doughnuts on the east side. We would be happy to take you and the gang sometime. Always looking for another reason to hit up Voodoo. It’s definitely an experience.
    Anyways this one looks like a winner — as always– especially since it is baked and not fried.
    Love it,
    Pat

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