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Glazed Gingerbread Baked Donuts |

Glazed Gingerbread Baked Donuts

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 donuts 1x


Perfect for breakfast during the holiday season, these baked donuts are quick and much easier than fried donuts!




  • 2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons milk


  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a donut pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger and salt.
  3. In the bowl of a mixer, mix together the brown sugar, eggs, applesauce, molasses, vegetable oil and milk until completely combined. Add in the dry ingredients and mix just until combined. Transfer the batter to a ziptop bag. Cut off the corner and pipe the dough into the prepared donut pan, filling 2/3 full.
  4. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 10 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes then turn out onto a cooling rack to cool completely.
  5. Once cool, make the glaze. In a small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients and dip the tops of the donuts into the glaze. Return to the cooling rack to let the glaze set up.