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Spiderweb Baked Donuts

Start Halloween day with these Spiderweb Baked Donuts! This simple baked donut recipe yields tender, moist and delicious donuts that are quick, easy and fun to make and above all spooktacular!
Course Baking, Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Halloween Baked Donuts
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 6 donuts
Calories 568kcal

Ingredients

FOR THE DONUTS:

FOR THE GLAZE

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk plus more if needed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Halloween Purple orange or green food coloring
  • 6 oz white melting chocolate
  • Piping bag
  • Small round tip

Optional: A black food coloring gel pen can be used for black webs

    Instructions

    To MAKE THE DONUTS

    • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Using nonstick cooking spray, spray the donut pan and set aside.
    • Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl.
    • In a small bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, butter, and vanilla extract.
    • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir together until well combined. Try not to overmix the batter.You can spoon the batter into the baking pan or you can place the batter in a pipping bag. Pipe the batter into the wells of the pan filling ¾ of the way full.
    • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow the donuts rest for 3 minutes then, remove them from the pan and place them on a cooling rack.
    • Remove from the oven and transfer the donuts onto a wire rack until cool enough to handle but still warm.

    MAKE THE GLAZE.

    • In a medium bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla extract. If the glaze is too thick, add additional milk, ½ teaspoon at a time until the desire consistency is reached.
    • Add food coloring and mix until the color is blended well.

    ASSEMBLE

    • Set up a wire rack with parchment paper underneath.
    • Dip each donut halfway into the icing then, place on the wire rack.
    • In a microwave save bowl, melt the chocolate in 30 second increments. Prepare a pipping bag with a small round tip (such as round tip #2)
    • Pipe 8 lines equally spread apart from the center of the donut to the outside of the donut.
    • Make a wide “U” shape connecting two of the lines near the center of the donut. Continue connecting the rest of the lines with that “U” shape all the way around the donut.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 568kcal | Carbohydrates: 105g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 88g | Vitamin A: 203IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 1mg