BAKED GLAZED LEMON DONUTS

These fluffy lemon cake donuts, are baked to perfection, then dunked in a slightly tart lemon glaze. They are capable of making even the dreariest of mornings bright!

BAKED GLAZED LEMON DONUTS

INGREDIENTS
TO MAKE THE DONUTS:
  1. 1 large egg
  2. 3/4 cup sugar
  3. 1 cup sour cream
  4. 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  5. 1 Tablespoon lemon zest
  6. 1 Tablespoon lemon extract (no substitutions)
  7. Yellow food coloring, optional, as much as needed for desired color
  8. 1 1/4 cups flour
  9. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  10. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  11. 1/4 teaspoon salt
TO MAKE THE GLAZE:
  1. 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  2. 5 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
INSTRUCTIONS
Make the Donuts
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray one 6-count non-stick with cooking spray, Set aside.
  • In the bowl of your mixer combine the sour cream, eggs, sugar, oil, lemon zest and lemon extract.
  • Fold in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Fill donut pan, and bake for about 13 to 15 minutes. They will be springy to the touch.