Cherry and Almond Doughnuts

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recipe by Nicky's Kitchen Sanctuary

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based on 5 ratings

Baked cherry and almond doughnuts with a delicious glaze.

recipe updated Feb 3, 2020


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    200g (about 1½ cups)
  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    120g (about ½ cup)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    about ½ tsp (2g)
  • Salt icon
    about ¼ tsp (1g)
  • Egg icon
    1 (50g)
  • Greek yogurt icon
    Greek yogurt
    140g (about ½ cup)
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    4 tbsp (59ml)
  • Milk icon
    100ml (100ml)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    ½ tsp (2ml)
  • Almond extract icon
    Almond extract
    1 tsp (4g)
  • Glace cherries icon
    Glace cherries
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    150g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Milk icon
    5 tbsp (about 74ml)
  • Flaked almonds icon
    Flaked almonds
    as needed


  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Mini doughnut pan
  • kCook icon Large resealable plastic bag

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 180°C
  2. Grease 2 clean mini doughnut pans
  3. Add all purpose flour, caster sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Stir until combined
  5. Add egg, greek yogurt, vegetable oil, milk, vanilla extract and almond extract to the batter
  6. Stir gently until just combined
  7. Transfer batter to large resealable plastic bag
  8. Pipe batter onto 2 mini doughnut pans
  9. Sprinkle with glace cherries
  10. Bake until light golden - 12 min, 180°C
  11. Let cool
  12. Add powdered sugar and milk to a clean large mixing bowl
  13. Stir
  14. Add milk to the glaze slowly while whisking
  15. Dip dough balls into glaze
  16. Decorate with glace cherries
  17. Sprinkle with flaked almonds
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