Can’t you almost taste these gorgeous glazed blueberry lemon donuts through the screen?!
Glazed Blueberry Lemon Donuts
Blueberry lemon is one of my favorite flavor combinations, and these Glazed Blueberry Lemon Donuts do not disappoint!
Here’s the breakdown: light, fluffy, lemon-infused cake donuts bursting with fresh blueberries and topped with a zesty lemon glaze. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and tart!
If your mouth isn’t watering yet you might want to check your pulse! 😉
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- Unsalted butter
- Vegetable oil
- Granulated sugar
- Vanilla extract
- Lemon zest
- Lemon juice
- All-purpose flour
- Fresh blueberries
- Powdered sugar
- Silicone donut pans
- Wire cooling rack
- Stand mixer
A free printable copy of this lemon blueberry donuts recipe and full ingredients list is available at the bottom of the post.
Keep reading for photo step-by-step instructions and recipe video or click here to jump to printable recipe.
How to Make Baked Blueberry Lemon Donuts
First, watch our quick video tutorial to see exactly how we made our lemon blueberry donuts. Then, keep reading for full step-by-step instructions.
Click video to play:
Preheat oven to 350°F.
TIP: We love silicone donut pans because your finished donuts pop right out! If you’re using metal pans, be sure to coat with cooking spray first.
In a large mixing bowl, sift together dry ingredients, except sugar.
In your stand mixer bowl, combine sugar and wet ingredients. Blend, gradually adding dry ingredients to the batter. Continue mixing until fully incorporated.
TIP: For lactose-free version of the donuts, swap out the buttermilk with 1 cup buttermilk and 1 TB vinegar (to get that tang).
Stir blueberries into batter by hand, then spoon batter into your prepared donut pan – about 3/4 of the way full. You can use a metal pan, or Silicone donut pans like we used in our video. The donuts pop right out of the silicone molds!
TIP: Wild blueberries are often used in baked goods because they are smaller and “spread” out less when cooked. Traditional cultivated blueberries are larger and juicier, so they take up more real estate in your donut. Feel free to use whichever variety you prefer!
Bake for 17-20 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean).
Allow to cool for about 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire cooling rack to glaze.
In a medium sized mixing bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar and lemon juice until well combined.
Place a piece of foil under the wire rack with the donuts to catch any glaze. Pour glaze directly from the bowl onto the donuts until well coated.
Top with a sprinkle of lemon zest.
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Light, fluffy, lemon-infused cake donuts bursting with fresh blueberries and topped with a zesty lemon glaze.
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted and slightly cooled
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs room temperature
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 7 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Preheat oven to 350°F and prepare donut pan with cooking spray, as needed.
- In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
In a separate bowl, combine milk, sugar, eggs, oil, butter, lemon zest, and vanilla and blend using a hand or stand mixer.
- Gradually add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, continuing to mix until fully incorporated.
- Stir blueberries into batter by hand, then spoon batter into your prepared donut pan.
Bake for 17-20 minutes.
- Allow to cool for about 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire cooling rack to glaze.
- In a medium sized mixing bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar and lemon juice until well combined.
- Place a piece of foil under the wire rack with the donuts to catch any glaze. Pour glaze directly from the bowl onto the donuts until well coated.
Finish with a sprinkle of lemon zest while glaze is still wet.
Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.
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Last updated on July 25th, 2019 at 02:51 pm