Monday, October 21, 2013

Pumpkin Caramel Latte Donuts

Fall is my favorite season.  I love the crisp air, changing leaves, sweaters and all things pumpkin!

I stumbled across this recipe while on Pinterest.  I had all the ingredients, so I put my infant in the swing and mixed these up as quickly as I could.

Oh.my.gosh.

Delicious.

I loved the balance of flavors...the little pumpkin cakes were spiced just right, with a hint of coffee and irresistible pockets of melted caramel.  The caramel came in the form of Kraft Caramel Bits, which I just discovered at the grocery store.  This is a terrible picture, but anyway...


No more unwrapping and chopping caramels for recipes.  These nuggets of goodness are worth buying.


See them in there?


I highly recommend eating the doughnuts soon after baking.  If you have to store them, warm them for a few seconds in the microwave before consumption.  The caramel will be a bit chewy if you don't.

I changed the glaze a bit from the original recipe.  I used 2 cups powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and 4 tablespoons boiling water.  

Enjoy!

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