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40Total Time
30Prep Time
10Bake Time
24Serves
Easy

Nutella Filled Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Holes

1 Reviews

  • Vegetarian

About the bake

This Nutella doughnut recipe is for baked doughnuts, not fried. These bite-sized little treats are baked in a mini muffin tray and injected with Nutella using a star piping nozzle right at the end. Whether you call them doughnuts or donuts- these little treasures are small enough to enjoy a few in each sitting. Bite into one and Nutella oozes out of the middle. They really are a yummy taste sensation. 

40Total Time
30Prep Time
10Bake Time
24Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 200ºc/180ºfan/Gas Mark 6. Grease a 24 hole mini muffin tin.

  2. Step 2:

    Mix together the oil and sugars until smooth, then mix in the egg.

  3. Step 3:

    Add the baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, vanilla and salt.

  4. Step 4:

    Stir in half the flour, then the milk and then the rest of the flour until you have a smooth thick batter.

  5. Step 5:

    Spoon the batter into the holes of the tray, about 1 tbsp in each.

  6. Step 6:

    Bake the doughnuts for 10 minutes. While they're cooking, melt the butter and combine the sugar and cinnamon for dusting.

  7. Step 7:

    As soon as the doughnuts are cool enough to handle, brush with the melted butter and roll in the dusting sugar.

  8. Step 8:

    Once completely cooled pipe a little Nutella into each one using a small star nozzle.

    Storage Instructions

    Keep in an airtight container. Eat within 2 days.

Ingredients

  • For the Dough

    • 60ml Vegetable oil
    • 60g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 40g Billington's light muscovado sugar
    • 1 Egg (large)
    • 3 tsp Baking powder
    • 1/4 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/4 tsp Ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 tsp Salt
    • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
    • 170g Allinson's Plain White Flour
    • 120ml Whole milk
  • For the Sugar Coating

    • 60g Butter (unsalted)
    • 2 tbsp Granulated sugar
    • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • For the Filling

    • 100g Nutella

Utensils

  • Mini muffin tin
  • Mixing bowl
  • Pastry brush
  • Cooling rack
  • Piping bag
  • Star nozzle

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