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Red Velvet Donut Recipe To Die For
Are you as much of a fan of that distinct red velvet flavor as so many others are? It’s a common misconception that red velvet is simply a colored chocolate cake when actually, that’s not quite accurate. These red velvet donuts will show you the truth!
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Yes, there is a bit of cocoa that goes into the making of this unique flavor but it’s not just your average chocolate cake! Traditionally, red velvet cakes are more of a light, moist and fluffy buttermilk style cake. Instead of being made with chocolate, they are made with cocoa and buttermilk. (Traditionally, they were given their deep maroon color and added moisture using beets!)
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So, most of us are used to eating donuts that are fried from a corner donut shop or one of those big chain places. If you have never had baked donuts, you are in for a huge treat! This baked red velvet donut recipe is honestly an excuse to eat cake for breakfast.
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While I personally feel that these red velvet donuts are a fantastic breakfast any time of year, they make an awesome Valentine’s Day breakfast for your sweetheart or kiddos! This glaze will make your mouth water and the kids will be so excited to help with the sprinkles.
Feel free to play around with your colors and put a spin on your sprinkles. Customizing these recipes to your own liking is one of the best parts about baking!
Red Velvet Donuts – Tips Before You Start
Donut Pan – These are the donut pans I have and use and I absolutely love them! Wilton is such a great brand when it comes to all things baking. I am never let down with their quality or affordability!
- Make a half or full dozen of donuts for breakfast with this donut baking pan set
- Made of steel; non-stick coating for easy release and quick cleanup
- Each donut pan is 12.5 x 8 in. (32 x 20.3 cm)
Red Velvet Flavoring & Color – While you don’t have to use a special red velvet flavoring, you can opt to do so. It simply provides a richer flavor while giving you that deep red color at the same time. This is the specific flavoring/color that I used for this recipe. If you opt not to do so, you can just use red food coloring instead!
- Red Velvet Cake Emulsion is used to add rich flavor & color of classic red velvet in one easy step
- This emulsion is perfectly blended to give your favorite recipes a perfect flavor and aroma
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Fun Sprinkles – You can choose any sprinkles for these donuts that match the mood you are in! These are just some specific sprinkles that I love for this specific time of year. I love the chocolaty center in these sprinkles, yum!
Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 277 Total Fat 5g Saturated Fat 3g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 2g Cholesterol 35mg Sodium 306mg Carbohydrates 54g Fiber 1g Sugar 39g Protein 4g
Last update on 2019-03-25 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API