French Toast Doughnuts

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A welcome twist on plain doughnuts, these little treats are made with spice cake, topped with maple glaze and cinnamon sugar, or your favorite vegan sprinkles, if desired. (One to try: Let’s Do...Organic Sprinklez.)

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Ingredients

Doughnuts

  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup plain soymilk
  • 4 Tbs. nonhydrogenated vegan margarine
  • 1/2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. egg replacer,such as Ener-G
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Maple Glaze

  • 2 Tbs. plain soymilk
  • 2 Tbs. maple syrup
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Cinnamon Sugar

  • 2 Tbs. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

Preparation

To make Doughnuts:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat doughnut pan with cooking spray.

2. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in large bowl.

3. Combine soymilk, margarine, and vinegar in saucepan, and heat over low heat until margarine is melted. Cool. Whisk egg replacer with 2 Tbs. water in small bowl; whisk this mixture and vanilla extract into soymilk mixture. Stir soymilk mixture into flour mixture.

4. Fill each doughnut mold half full with batter. Bake 12 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in doughnut comes out clean. Unmold doughnuts on wire rack to cool, and repeat with remaining batter.

To make Maple Glaze:

5. Combine soymilk, maple syrup, sugar, and salt in saucepan, and bring to a simmer, whisking constantly. Remove from heat, and cool 5 to 10 minutes, or until thickened. Stir in vanilla extract.

To make Cinnamon Sugar:

6. Whisk together sugar and cinnamon in small bowl.

7. Dip each doughnut into Maple Glaze and sprinkle with Cinnamon Sugar. Let glaze set before serving.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Makes 18 mini doughnuts
  • Calories: 121
  • Carbohydrate Content: 23 g
  • Fat Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 159 mg
  • Sugar Content: 15 g