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Blueberry Donut Recipe: The Sweetest Surprise Ever

What’s more comforting than a donut? This Blueberry Donut is absolutely delicious. This donut is baked instead of fried. The yummy blueberry donut batter with apple pie spice is baked in a donut mold until golden brown and then covered in a vanilla glaze with a streusel topping sprinkled on top. 

This Blueberry Donut screams all things fall with comforting apple pie spice sprinkled in the batter. It’s actually perfect for snacking at any time of the year.

Blueberry Donut

Blueberry donuts are the perfect way to show summertime love. Whether it’s a blueberry muffin, cake, or even a cookie – there is something for everyone in this sweet treat!

It’s time to get creative with your kitchen and try out these recipes. You won’t be disappointed!

Enjoy this fall-inspired donut with a cup of coffee anytime you’re craving something sweet. This is a donut the whole family will enjoy and it’s easy to make!

HOW TO MAKE BLUEBERRY DONUTS

Blueberry donuts are baked until golden brown and then dipped in a vanilla glaze and sprinkled with a yummy streusel topping for a mouth-watering fall snack the whole family will enjoy!

Are you ready to get started?

You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.

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Blueberry Donut Recipe

BLUEBERRY DONUTS INGREDIENTS

This easy Blueberry Donut recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a delicious snack your family will love.

All you need is:

  • flour
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • light brown sugar
  • sugar
  • powdered sugar
  • large eggs
  • buttermilk
  • whole milk
  • unsalted butter
  • fresh blueberries
  • pure vanilla extract
  • apple pie spice

APPLE BLUEBERRY DONUTS RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS

First, start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees and spray a doughnut pan with cooking spray.

Next, using a food processor or blender, puree the blueberries and set them aside.

Now to make the donut batter, in a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and apple pie spice.

Using a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, buttermilk, melted butter, and vanilla.

Gradually whisk in the dry ingredients into the wet until combined.

Carefully fold in the pureed blueberries.

Scoop the batter into the piping bag.

Fill the doughnut cavity with the batter.

Bake in the oven for 11-13 minutes or until a light golden brown.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool.

Gently, remove the doughnuts from the pan and place them onto a wire rack to cool.

To make the yummy streusel topping, combine all streusel ingredients into a medium bowl.

Using your finger, work the mixture into a coarse crumble. Set aside.

Now to make the vanilla glaze, using a medium bowl, whisk all ingredients until combined.

First, dip the top of the doughnut into the glaze and place it onto the wire rack.

Sprinkle some streusel on top.

In less than an hour, you’ll have a comforting snack that’s sure to become a new favorite!

Blueberry Donuts on a plate

APPLE BLUEBERRY DONUTS TIPS AND QUESTIONS

If you’ve never made Blueberry Donuts, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips. Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have.

If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.

HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE APPLE BLUEBERRY DONUTS?

This Blueberry Donut recipe takes approximately 47 minutes. TOTAL.

This includes:

  • About 5 minutes of prep time
  • Close to 3 minutes to make the batter
  • Around 3 minutes to fill the donut pan with batter
  • 13 to bake the donuts
  • 15 minutes to cool the donuts
  • 4 minutes to glaze the donuts
  • 4 minutes to sprinkle the streusel topping onto the donuts

CAN I USE FROZEN BLUEBERRIES INSTEAD OF FRESH BLUEBERRIES?

Yes, you can use frozen blueberries in this recipe instead of fresh. The steps will be pretty much the same.

As for the taste, however, in my opinion, the fresh ones taste better. 

Blueberry Donuts

WHAT’S IN APPLE PIE SPICE?

Apple Pie Spice contains a blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and some recipes include cardamon.

You can use it to make apple pie, french toast, donuts, or anything that needs that yummy cinnamon and nutmeg taste.

You can make your own apple pie spice blend by mixing together 1 tbsp ground cinnamon, ¼ tsp ground nutmeg, and a dash of allspice.

HOW DO I STORE THESE BLUEBERRY DONUTS?

You can store these donuts in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days or store in the freezer in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

Blueberry Donut with blueberries on a plate

WHAT GOES WELL WITH BLUEBERRY DONUTS?

Blueberry Donuts go well with a wide variety of snacks.

Some of my personal favorites include:

WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS BLUEBERRY DONUT RECIPE?

This simple Blueberry Donut recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile. Try adding sliced almonds to the streusel mixed. YUM!

Blueberry Donut Recipe

BLUEBERRY DONUT RECIPE

Yield: 12

Blueberry Donut

Blueberry Donuts

What’s more comforting than a donut? This Blueberry Donut is absolutely delicious. This donut is baked instead of fried.

Prep Time 19 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 47 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ C flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¾ C light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ C buttermilk
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 C Pureed Blueberries, 1 C fresh blueberries
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp apple pie spice
  • 1 disposable piping bag

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spay a doughnut pan with pam baking spray
  2. Using a food processor or blender, puree the 1 C of blueberries and set aside
  3. Using a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, bakingsoda, and apple pie spice
  4. Using a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, buttermilk, meltedbutter and vanilla
  5. Gradually whisk in the dry ingredients into the wet until combined
  6. Fold in the pureed blueberries
  7. Scoop the batter into the piping bag
  8. Fill the doughnut cavity with the batter
  9. Bake in the oven for 11-13 minutes or until a light golden brown
  10. Remove from oven and allow to cool
  11. Remove the doughnuts from the pan and place onto a wire rack

Streusel Topping:

  1. 12 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  2. ⅔ C sugar
  3. 1 ½ C flour

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients into a medium bowl
  2. Using your finger, work the mixture into a coarse like crumble
  3. Set aside

Vanilla glaze:

  1. 1 C powdered sugar
  2. 2-3 tbsp whole milk
  3. 2 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Using a medium bowl, whisk all ingredients until combined

Directions for the doughnuts:

  1. Dip the top of the doughnut into the glaze and place onto the wire rack
  2. Sprinkle some streusel on top
  3. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 152Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 159mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 1gSugar: 13gProtein: 3g

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If you’re looking for a donut recipe, this one is sure to please. Blueberry Donuts are perfect all year round and they taste amaze-balls!

Try these out or get the full step by step instructions in our blog post here.

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