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Maple stick doughnuts stuffed with maple cream

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

Maple overload!

Sweet baked doughnut sticks have been filled with sweetened maple cream and frosted with maple frosting. They are delicious and perfect for a weekend breakfast.

maple stick doughnuts

Need a delicious weekend baked treat? These fun baked doughnut sticks are light, fluffy and topped and stuffed with a maple-packed frosting. Because they are baked, they are a little lighter on the calories but still great on taste. These are the doughnuts your weekend dreams are made of!

Baked maple doughnut sticks recipe

Yields 6 long doughnut sticks

Ingredients:

Note: We used a special doughnut twist pan, but if you cannot find a pan like this you simply use a normal baked doughnut pan.
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple extract
  • 2-1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add in eggs and vanilla extract and mix well.
  4. Sift together cake flour, baking soda, fresh grated nutmeg, cinnamon and kosher salt.
  5. Add half of the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix. Add in the buttermilk and the rest of the flour mixture.
  6. Using nonstick spray, spray all six doughnut spaces.
  7. Fill each cavity 2/3 full and bake for about 20 minutes.
  8. Let doughnuts cool completely before filling and frosting.
  9. To fill: Either poke four large holes into the bottom of the doughnut or create one long horizontal hole. Squeeze frosting into the holes till completely full.
  10. Frost the doughnuts with remaining filling.

Maple filling and frosting recipe

Yields about 2 cups

Ingredients:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons half-and-half

Directions:

  1. In the bowl of an stand mixer, add butter, maple syrup and maple extract. Mix till blended.
  2. Add in powdered sugar and blend till fluffy.
  3. Add in half-and-half to thin out frosting just a bit.

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