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Sweet Potato Baked Mini Donuts

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time13 minutes
Servings: 12 mini donuts
Author: Ilona



  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. + 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup sweet potato cooked & mashed
  • 2 Tbsp. butter melted
  • 2 Tbsp. oil
  • 2 Tbsp. buttermilk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar


  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. milk
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar



  • Preheat oven to 350 F and prepare mini donut pan. Spray with oil.
  • In a small bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl mix egg, egg yolk, sweet potato, melted butter, oil, buttermilk and vanilla extract. Or you can also blend in the blender so the mixture will be more smooth.
  • Add sugar and mix well with a spoon.
  • Add dry ingredients and mix with spoon or spatula until all ingredients are incorporated well.
  • Put the batter into the bag, make a small hole on the corner. Push gently the batter into the baking pan and form mini donuts.
  • Bake for 10 - 13 minutes.


  • Melt butter in the saucepan, add brown sugar and cook on low heat for 2 minutes. Add milk and cook for few minutes on low heat. Mixing all the time. Add confectioners sugar and mix all the time. Cook on low heat for 1 -2 minute. Check the icing, if it's to grainy add a little milk, or if it's to watery add more confectioners sugar. Whisk until all is dissolved well.


Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Potassium: 0mg | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg