Shamrock Sugared Donuts

Not just for lucky Irishmen, these sweet little donuts are the perfect thing to celebrate St Paddy’s day or school fetes any time of year!

Prep:
20mins
Cook:
15mins
Serves:
36

Ingredients

Donuts
  1. 80g butter, melted
  2. 175g caster sugar
  3. 260g plain flour
  4. 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  5. 1/2 tsp salt
  6. 2 tsp Queen Organic Vanilla Bean Paste
  7. 1 egg
  8. 185mL milk
  9. 1 tsp Queen Green Gel Colour
Icing
  1. 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  2. 2 tbsp boiling water
  3. Green Coloured Sugar

Method

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180C. Prepare a mini donut pan by greasing and lightly dusting with flour.

  2. Step 2

    Combine all ingredients and mix until just combined.

  3. Step 3

    Spoon mixture into doughnut pan, filling each well 3/4 full.

  4. Step 4

    Bake for 8-10 minutes, until cake springs back when pressed lightly. Remove from oven and gently turn onto a cooling rack. Repeat with any remaining mixture. Allow to cool completely before icing.

  5. Step 5

    To prepare icing, mix water and sugar to a thick paste. One at a time, pip donuts in icing, and quickly decorate with green shamrock sugar.

Find the recipe for coloured sugar here.