Cranberry Matcha Donuts -- These 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 | wearenotmartha.com
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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
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Donuts, cranberry desserts, Donut Recipes, Matcha Desserts
Servings: 8 donuts
Author: Sues

Ingredients

  • 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

Matcha Icing

  • 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)

Instructions

  • 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.

Matcha Icing

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together powdered sugar and matcha powder. Add 4 tablespoons of heavy cream and whisk until smooth. If icing is too thick, whisk remaining tablespoon of cream in.