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Espresso Doughnuts with Vanilla Sweet Cream Icing

There's nothing better than waking up to coffee and doughnuts! These Espresso Doughnuts with Vanilla Sweet Cream Icing are based off Starbucks' Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew coffee and are sure to make your mornings a little sweeter.
Course: Dessert
Author: We are not Martha

Ingredients

Espresso Doughnuts:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp espresso powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp butter melted
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract paste
  • Vanilla sweet cream icing see recipe below
  • Chocolate sprinkles

Vanilla Sweet Cream Icing:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3-4 Tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla paste

Instructions

Espresso Doughnuts:

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and spray mini doughnut pan with cooking spray.
  • Whisk together flour, espresso powder, baking powder, salt, and granulated sugar in a large bowl.
  • In a separate small bowl, whisk egg with milk, melted butter, and vanilla paste.
  • Gently stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients taking care not to over-mix.
  • Fill cavities of doughnut pan about 3/4 of the way with batter.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 7-8 minutes, until doughnuts are cooked through and light and springy to the touch.
  • Let cool in pan for a couple minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.
  • Once cool, dip doughnuts in vanilla sweet cream icing and top with chocolate sprinkles.

Vanilla Sweet Cream Icing:

  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, 3 Tbsp heavy cream, and vanilla paste. If icing is too thick, whisk in another Tbsp of heavy cream.