Recipes Past & Present – Feb. 12, 2021

Courtesy of Murray August, The Lumby Watkins Man

Maple Bacon Glazed Baked Doughnuts

Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C. Lightly grease doughnut baking pan.


  • 1 cup/250 mL all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp/4 mL baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp/1.25 mL baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL salt
  • 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Organic Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp/30 mL unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup/125 mL buttermilk
  • 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Maple Bacon Flavor
  • 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL All Natural Original Gourmet Baking Vanilla


  • 1 cup/250 mL powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL  Maple Bacon Flavor
  • 3-4 tbsp/45-60 mL whole milk
  • 5 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled (optional)

Doughnuts: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and sugar. Set aside.  In a small bowl, whisk together melted butter, egg, buttermilk, Maple Bacon Flavor and All Natural Original Gourmet Baking Vanilla®. Add wet ingredients to medium bowl with dry ingredients. Stir together until well combined. Transfer batter to a pastry bag or plastic sandwich bag. If using a sandwich bag, cut small corner of bag with scissors before adding batter to bag. Add batter to lightly greased doughnut baking pan. Make sure each mold is ¾ full with batter. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove pan from oven and let cool in pan before removing doughnuts.

Glaze: In a medium bowl, mix together powdered sugar and Maple Bacon Flavor. Slowly add milk until desired consistency. Spoon glaze over each baked doughnut. Optional – Add bacon crumbles on top of glaze when glaze is still wet. If desired, decorate with Sprinkles & Sugars. 

If not eaten the same day, store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

  • Makes approximately 6 doughnuts.
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8-10 minutes
  • Doughnut baking pan recommended for this recipe.

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