Cranberry Matcha Donuts
These Cranberry Matcha Donuts make the perfect addition to the holiday dessert or brunch table. But they're actually healthier than the average donut and packed with antioxidants from the cranberries and matcha green tea powder.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 8 donuts
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 2 Tbsp butter, melted
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 3/4 cup fresh cranberries
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1/2 Tbsp matcha powder
- 4-5 Tbsp heavy cream
- Matcha Icing (recipe below)
- Sugared cranberries, mint, and confectioners' sugar, for topping (optional)
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and spray donut pan with cooking spray.
Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and granulated sugar in a large bowl.
In a separate small bowl, whisk egg with milk, melted butter, and vanilla.
Gently stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients taking care not to over-mix. Fold in cranberries.
Fill cavities of doughnut pan about 3/4 of the way with batter and bake for about 9-11 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 matcha icing and top with sugared cranberries, mint and confectioners' sugar, if desired.