It’s not even November 1st and I busted out the pumpkin puree. These are awesome and the kiddos loved em.

Dairy Free Baked Pumpkin Donuts With Maple Cinnamon Glaze

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Course: Breakfast
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 12 donuts


For the Donuts

  • 2 cups flour (I used bread flour)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2/3 cups light brown sugar (lightly packed)
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 4 tsp dairy free butter, melted / cooled (I use Earth Balance)

For the Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp almond milk (or however much you need)


  • Preheat the oven to 350°. Spray your donut pans with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg and salt.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix the pumpkin puree, brown sugar, eggs, almond milk, and butter. Make sure you get all the brown sugar clumps broken up.
  • Pour the dry ingredients into the bowl with the wet ingredients and, using a spatula, mix just until incorporated - don't over mix.
  • Spoon the batter into your donut tray. You could also use a piping bag or do it like me and cut a slit in a corner of a Ziploc...
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes (depending on your oven).
  • Remove from the oven and let cool on a wire rack for about 10 minutes. I usually put tin foil under wire rack as it makes it much quicker to clean up.
  • While the donuts are cooling, whisk the glaze ingredients together until it's the right consistency. Add a little more almond milk if it's too thick.
  • Dip the tops of your donuts into the glaze (I submerge about 1/2 way). Don't worry about the excess, you want that goodness so it will run down the sides of your donuts when you move it back to the wire rack.
  • Once the glaze hardens I do one more pass with the left over glaze. Using a small spoon I dribble lines across the tops of the donuts.
  • Eat 'em while they're hot!


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