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Pumpkin spice donuts with brown sugar buttercream icing

October 1, 2017

Happy October everyone! I thought I would celebrate the month sharing these new pumpkin spice donuts with brown sugar buttercream icing.. Yes a mouthful of a name and oh man are they ever delicious!! The icing makes them seem like a cheat donut but these tasty treats are just 3 smart points each… so what are you waiting for.. go bake some up today..and your welcome ๐Ÿ™‚


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Pumpkin spice donuts with brown sugar buttercream icing
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Recipe type: Baking
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Serves: 6
 
3SP/2PP each
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp egg whites (I use from the carton)
  • ¼ cup pumpkin pure (canned pumpkin)
  • ⅓ cup milk (I used skim)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup + 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1.5 tsp pumpkin spice (or ½ tsp each of cinnamon, all spice and nutmeg)
  • FOR THE BUTTERCREAM ICING
  • ½ Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ Tbsp milk
  • 2 Tbsp icing sugar (confectionery sugar)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F, spray a 6 hole donut pan with some cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl whisk together your egg whites and 1 Tbsp of brown sugar. Add in pumpkin, ⅓ cup milk and vanilla and mix well.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder and pumpkin spice.
  4. Divide batter into your 6 donut hole pan.
  5. Bake in oven for 14-16 min.
  6. Meanwhile you can make your frosting, stir melted butter and 1 Tbsp brown sugar together in a small bowl. Add in ½ Tbsp milk and your icing sugar and stir well, store in fridge till donuts are baked. Top donuts with icing, optional to top with a few chopped raw pumpkin seeds.
  7. Makes 6 donuts at 3 smart points each (2 PP, old WW program)
  8. Nutritional info per donut .. Calories 89...Fat 1.1g...Sat fat 0.6g...Carbs 16.7g...Fiber 0.9g...Sugars 6.7g... Protein 2.5g

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6 Comments

  • Reply Sally October 1, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    This looks amazing! I don’t have a donut pan but I wondered if they would turn out the same as muffins? Would they take longer in the oven? Thanks ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘Œ

    • Reply Sherry October 2, 2017 at 6:23 pm

      I am also wondering the same thing!

      • Drizzle
        Reply Drizzle October 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm

        I replied to Sally ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle October 5, 2017 at 2:59 pm

      Hi there, I would maybe give them a little extra baking time for muffins, just keep an eye on them

  • Reply Janis October 15, 2017 at 11:57 am

    Made these this morning. So delicious!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle October 19, 2017 at 2:37 pm

      So glad you enjoyed them Janis ๐Ÿ™‚

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