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Frosted Circus Animal Doughnuts


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Over the last two years, I have formed an odd attachment to doughnuts. I feel somewhat protective of them – especially the good ones. I literally got in a fight with my Uncle last week about the best doughnuts in Los Angeles.

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Like, I actually got upset about it. And then afterwards, I felt totally insane thinking about much it bothered me that someone talking smack about a fried piece of dough. But I guess when you trek across the country eating an unfathomable amount of doughnuts, you form some kind of bond with them.

I also just realized I have been in a relationship with doughnuts longer than any man in my entire life. Awesome.

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Anyway, enough about my pathetic love life, and back to doughnuts. These Frosted Circus Animal Doughnuts are pretty great. And now that we have established that I am a horrible doughnut snob, I think it’s pretty safe to take my word on this one.

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FROSTED CIRCUS ANIMAL DOUGHNUTS

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Ingredients
  

DOUGHNUTS

  • 2 2/3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons clear vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Frosted Animal Cookies, crushed

GLAZE

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons clear vanilla extract
  • Pink food coloring
  • Nonpareil Sprinkles

Instructions
 

For the doughnuts:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and grease Doughnut Pan.
  • In a small bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, mix together eggs and sugar on medium speed.
  • Add milk, oil and vanilla extracts.
  • On low speed, add flour mixture. Mix until just combined.
  • Using a rubber spatula, stir in crushed Frosted Animal Cookies.
  • Using a pipping bag with a round tip, fill each doughnut cup 2/3 the way full.
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes or until the doughnut edges start to turn golden.
  • Set doughnuts on a wire rack to cool.

For the glaze:

  • In a medium bowl, whisk milk and vanilla extract. Add powdered sugar and whisk until smooth.
  • Divide the glaze in half. Use a few drops of food coloring to color half of the icing pink.
  • Place wax paper under a wire rack.
  • Dip the top half of the doughnut into the icing and place on wire rack.
  • Immediately add sprinkles and crushed Frosted Animal Cookies.
  • Let doughnuts sit for 5-10 minutes until the glaze is set.

Notes

*Makes about 12 doughnuts
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I might be the only person in the history of the world that has ever been grounded from baking. That's right. When I was a teen, it wasn't the computer, or the

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