Are you a donut lover who’s always on the lookout for creative donut recipes? Well, have we got something special for you! Our glazed lemon poppy seed donuts are the perfect treat for any time you’re in need of some homemade comfort food – not to mention they make an amazing dessert as well!
This delicious recipe is so easy to make that even those with only basic baking skills will be able to pull it off. Plus, this light and zesty combination of flavors makes these donuts stand out from traditional bakery-style ones, with plenty of lemony goodness and just enough crunchy poppy seed texture. So break out the mixing bowl and preheat your oven; let’s get cooking up some tasty treats!
Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Donuts Recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Makes: 9 donuts
1 C spoon & leveled all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1⁄4 tsp baking soda
1 Tbsp poppy seeds
1⁄2 tsp salt
2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled
1 large egg, room temp
1⁄3 C white sugar
1⁄4 C whole milk
1⁄4 C regular sour cream
1 tssp pure vanilla extract
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp lemon zest
1 C powdered sugar
1-2 Tbsp whole milk
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1⁄2 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Prep donut pan with nonstick baking spray.
Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, poppy seeds, and salt in a large bowl.
Whisk to blend.
Add the melted butter, egg, sugar, milk, sour cream, vanilla, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a
Whisk until combined.
Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Mix until all ingredients are well combined.
This batter will be thick.
Spoon the batter into a pastry bag with a round tip.
Fill each donut well to 2⁄3 rds filled.
Bake at 350 degrees for 9-10 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned.
Transfer the donuts to a cooling rack.
Allow to cool completely.
Add butter, powdered sugar, milk, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a bowl.
Whisk to mix.
Dip each donut in the glaze.
Return to the cooling rack to allow the glaze to set.
If you want the glaze to be thick, reduce the milk to 1 tablespoon.
If you prefer a thinner glaze add 2 tablespoons of milk.
All in all, we’ve created a pretty incredible lemon poppy seed donut recipe! With this classic dessert turned breakfast staple fully glazed in its sugary sweet goodness, you can always get your donut fix. Not to mention the sprinkling of poppy seeds adding an extra crunch and depth of flavor to these delectable treats, they are definitely an enjoyable treat for any occasion. So go ahead, try out this recipe today, and add your own spin to it. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by how delicious these donuts turn out each time!
Plus, donuts are really just fun. Who doesn’t love indulging in something as eye-catching and mouth-watering as home-made glazed donuts? Now that I’ve tempted you enough, I ask you, what is your favorite donut recipe? Share your amazing donut recipes via the comments below so that we too can give them a try!