If you love Penguins and Donuts, you HAVE to make these!
How cute are these guys? My son used to collect everything penguin- he would have been over the moon if I made these back then.
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Makes 12 donuts
2 2/3 C flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp nutmeg
3/4 tsp salt
3/4 C sugar
1/2 C milk
1/4 C melted butter
1/2 C sour cream
2 large egg (room temp)
1/4 C vegetable oil
Black food coloring
36 orange M&M’s
24 small edible eyes
1 squeeze bottle
2 disposable piping bag
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Use a baking spray to prep your doughnut pan.
Set the pan to the side.
Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
Whisk together the whole milk, sour cream , and eggs into a separate bowl.
Whisk in the melted butter, vegetable oil, and vanilla
Gradually whisk in the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir just until combined
Scoop batter into 1 disposable piping bag
Fill in donut pan with batter
Bake at 400 degrees for 9 minutes.
Allow doughnuts to cool a few minutes in the pan.
Transfer the donuts to a wire rack to completely cool.
Donut icing ingredients:
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 – 3 tablespoons water
Whisk all ingredients together in a stand mixer, using the water to adjust for desired consistency.
Dip donuts into the white icing and place onto white rack to harden for 15 minutes
Mix in a few drops of black food coloring into the remaining white icing
Scoop about 3 tablespoons of icing into the last piping bag
Mix in 1/2 teaspoon of water into the remaining black icing to thin it slightly
Pour icing into the squeeze bottle
Pipe a line on the donut for the body of the penguin
Make sure the leave the bottom white still
Pipe a small dot onto the “M” side of a orange M&M and place onto the top part of the middle on the donut
Pipe a dot onto two edible eyes and place onto the donut for eyes
Pipe a dot onto two more orange M&M’s and place onto the bottom of the donut for the feet
Allow black icing to dry for 30 minutes before enjoying!
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