Heart Shaped Doughnuts are a Sweet Treat For Your Sweetie

January 27, 2012

Romantic heart shaped doughnuts from Peanut Butter and Julie are a sweet treat for your sweetie.  Bake up a batch of these banana bread doughnuts for Valentine's Day or just to show that you care (yes, you read that right, these doughnuts are baked and made with whole wheat flour).  These doughnuts are flavored with the warm spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg- which only point to one emotion, love.  Enjoy these heart shaped doughnuts as an indulgent breakfast or a lover's snack. 

Baked Banana Bread Doughnuts with Coconut Glaze
Recipe from Peanut Butter & Julie

Ingredients:

Doughnuts:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2/3 cup golden brown sugar, packed
3 tablespoons canola or safflower oil
2 large eggs
1 1/4 cups banana puree
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup finely chopped toasted pecans

Glaze:
2 cups confectioner's sugar
2-3 tablespoons coconut milk (or whole milk)
1/2 teaspoon coconut extract

For recipe instructions, click here.

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