Deep fried? Most probably. Calorie laden? Definitely. Indulgent? Sure!
And with that mindset, a very sad, donut-loving fifteen-year old gave up eating donuts on a regular basis. Until, now.
Think: Baked mini donuts.
Deep fried? Absolutely not! Calorie laden? No-sirree! Indulgent? Yes!
You can't imagine my joy when i discovered you could bake these little babies! I hopped onto a train to the city PRONTO to buy myself a nice mini donut pan. Non-stick, too. That's a bonus! Non-stick is god's gift to the butter-aware baker.
They were moist and gooey from the real apple chunks inside of them. I love apples, I love donuts. I died for this.
Only problem? They are bite-sized. My mind justifies this as a good enough reason to pop four at a time in my mouth. Must. Resist.
Nutritional Information Per Donut (1/24 recipe):
Calories From Fat 3
Total Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 12g
Go, treat yourself. i know i did.
If you want, you could glaze them with icing sugar. Or smear them with Nutella and hundreds and thousands. Or, you could have them with jam. i love my jams. Raspberry goes surprisingly well.