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Butternut Squash Baked Mini Doughnuts

Baked mini doughnuts with butternut squash, chocolate and coconut flakes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked doughnuts, mini doughnuts
Servings: 12 mini donuts
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Ilona


  • Mini Donut Pan



  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 + 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup butternut squash diced & cooked.
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter melted
  • 2 Tbsp. avocado oil
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 egg


  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips melted
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes



  • Preheat oven to 350 F and prepare mini donut pan. Spray with oil. (I used Misto)
  • In a small bowl mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon and baking soda. Set aside.
  • Mash butternut squash with fork.
  • In the blender or using mixer, add butternut squash, sugar, melted butter, avocado oil, milk, vanilla extract and egg, mix it.
  • Add dry ingredients and mix with spoon or electric mixer until all ingredients are incorporated well.
  • Pour the batter into the bag, make a small hole on one corner. Fill mini donut pan with the batter, approximately 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 10 - 13 minutes.


  • Drizzle with chocolate, add coconut flakes.



  • You can use a mixer to blend wet ingredients, but I found that blender works here great, it will provide the smooth texture without any chunks of butternut squash, however mixer is perfect too. I use my Ninja Blender that I recommend.
  • If you don't have butternut squash you can use same amount of pumpkin or sweet potato.
  • Large or mini donut pan can be used, for larger doughnuts, you might need to bake few minutes longer.


Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1343IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg