Gingerbread Maple Bacon Donuts
A warm gingerbread donut dipped in maple glaze and topped with candied bacon makes the perfect breakfast that everyone will enjoy!
Servings: 6 donuts
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp ginger
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- Dash of salt
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 3 Tbs molasses
- 1/3 C milk
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 Tbs butter melted
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 3-4 slices bacon
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tsp maple extract
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1-2 Tbs heavy cream or milk
Preheat oven to 350.
To make candied bacon dump brown sugar on plate and dredge each slices of bacon in sugar
Place on rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with remaining sugar.
Bake for 30 minutes, flipping bacon half way through.
Once done, remove from baking sheet onto wired rack to cool and harden.
Once cool cut or break into piece .
Spray a donut pan with cooking spray.
In large bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, salt and brown sugar. Set aside.
In another bowl mix together your egg, molasses, milk, vanilla and butter until well combined.
Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
Put your donut batter into piping bag or zip lock bag with end cut off and pip into wells of donut pan.
Bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes until golden and toothpick comes out clean.
Turn out onto cooling wrack to cool.
In bowl combine all your glaze ingredients until combined.
Once donuts are cool, dip tops in glaze and immediately sprinkle with bacon.
If you are really feeling fiesty, before adding bacon dip tops in glaze again to get a thicker version, then top with bacon.
Calories: 489kcal | Carbohydrates: 90g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 364mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 73g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Calcium: 123mg | Iron: 2mg