Carrot Glazed Donuts

Carrot Glazed Donuts

These light and fluffy donuts are a wonderful baked treat to share with friends. Be sure to set some aside before the kids get their hands on them…they will disappear!

12 people
  • Ingredients

    2 cups all-purpose flour (500 mL)

    1/2 tsp baking powder (2 mL)

    1/2 tsp baking soda (2 mL)

    1/2 tsp cinnamon (2 mL)

    1/2 tsp salt (2 mL)

    1 cup sour cream (250 mL)

    2 eggs (2)

    1/3 cup canola oil (75 mL)

    1 tsp vanilla (5 mL)

    3/4 cup granulated sugar (175 mL)

    1 cup finely grated carrot (250 mL)

    3 Tbsp finely chopped pecans (45 mL) (optional)


    1 cup icing sugar (250 mL)

    2 Tbsp milk (30 mL)

    1 tsp vanilla (5 mL)

    ½ tsp cinnamon (2 mL) (optional)

  • Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 350℉ (175°C).
    2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
    3. In a large bowl, whisk together sour cream, eggs, oil and vanilla. Add sugar and whisk until combined. Add flour mixture, carrot and pecans, if using; stir until batter is smooth and no flour remains.
    4. Scrape batter into a piping bag or resealable bag. Pipe into oiled donut pans and bake for about 10-14 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes. Remove and cool completely on a wire rack.
    5. Glaze: Sift icing sugar into a bowl and whisk in milk, vanilla and cinnamon until smooth and runny.
    6. Dip each donut into glaze and place on cooling rack set over a baking sheet. Enjoy immediately.

    Mini Donut Variation: Use mini donut pans instead of full-size donut pans. Will make 24 mini donuts.

Nutritional Analysis

Serving Size
1 Donut
Total Fat
10.2 g
Saturated Fat
2.5 g
38 mg
179 mg
42.3 g
1 g
24.2 g
5.2 g
110 mg