Monday, 19 November 2012

Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Baked Buttermilk Mini Donuts


I'm sure you all know how much I love American goodies and having made 2 trips to America this year, I've accumulated an impressive collection of American related baking ingredients and equipment. I really wanted to enter United Bakes of America hosted by Gem from Cupcake Crazy Gem and decided on a recipe that Gem herself suggested I might like back in July when I made my Olympic Mini Ring Donuts. Well it's been a few months but here it is! They were just like I imagined - a lovely (read healthier) baked peanut butter flavoured donut dipped in chocolate ganache and topped with peanut butter cups. Definitely one for the peanut butter lover :)



 I knew there was a reason I bought a packet of vanilla pudding the last time I was in America! 

 Mini donut pan 

 Fresh from the oven 

 ready to eat! 

Recipe adapted from Picky Palate

93g flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
56g sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoon instant vanilla pudding mix
8 mini Peanut Butter cups , roughly mashed with a fork + extra to decorate
3/4 cup buttermilk
100g chocolate, broken into pieces
2-3 tablespoon soured cream or double cream 
  • Preheat oven to180C.
  • Place flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, egg, vanilla and pudding mix into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add mashed Reeses Peanut Butter Cups and pour in the buttermilk, stir to combine.
  • Scoop batter into prepared donut pan (in batches if necessary). Bake for 8-10 minutes, until baked through.
  • Remove and allow to cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  • To prepare the chocolate ganache, melt the chocolate in a microwave or ina bowl over a pan of simmering water.
  • Stir in the cream and mix until smooth.
  • Dip tops of donuts in chocolate and decorate with chopped up mini Reeses Peanut Butter Cups.


12 comments:

  1. Wow - I have never seen donut's like it! Seriously impressive and a shugar overload ... must get me some ;0)

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    1. Thanks! A mini sugar overload then as they are bite sized :)

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  2. Wow!! Amazing. They would be perfect for me! :-)

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    1. Thanks! Me too. My party bag has lasted a long time - it was definitely a good buy!

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  4. um... oh my flipping gawd these look good... PEASE send my way!

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    1. Definitely! They are tiny so it's easy to keep popping them in your mouth!

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  5. These scream 'U.S.A' and look perfect Thanksgiving treats Ros! Can I have any leftovers Dom hasn't taken?!

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  6. Amazing amazing amazing! They look so mouth wateringly delish, and I'm so jeal of your mini doughnut pan! When this first came up in my reader, I was thinking I've seen a recipe for those before - I completely forgot I suggested it to you! So glad you got around to trying them out! and what a fantastic uba! Thanks for entering!

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    1. I'm glad I got to join in this month as I probably won't for the next few months. They were really good and the mini donut pan was a real bargain!

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