One of my favorite, go to cookbooks is the Fannie Farmer Baking Book which is full of traditional baked goods Snickerdoodles, which I made today, are just one of the traditional baked goods from this amazing cookbook.
Cookbooks!! That’s a magic word!! It combines my 2 favorite things (well after my family)- books and food!! I LOVE to read them, the recipes, the antidotes , tips and asides and occasionally I even make something. I have a bookshelf full of them and more scattered all over the house and I’m always looking for a new and different one.
Donut Day!!!! I know yesterday was all about being ‘healthier’ but today is donut day. I enlisted more testers and really these were made for my husband who always complains he doesn’t get any donuts he likes (he’s not the biggest fan of chocolate, which works out because that means more chocolate for me). They are cinnamon and there is no chocolate in sight so I only tasted them and didn’t inhale them.
The donuts are really cinnamonny with cinnamon in the donuts and cinnamon in the glaze. Reminiscent of my husband’s favorite Snickerdoodle cookies these donuts have been added to the favorite list in the family. May they help start your sweet mornings!
2 cups flour
½ tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
¾ cup granulated sugar
2 tbsp butter, melted
¾ cup low fat plain yogurt (I used Stoneyfield Farm Organic)
1 tsp vanilla extract
¼ cup milk
Preheat oven to 375.
Spray a doughnut pan with cooking spray.
Mix together all dry ingredients: flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, granulated sugar. Combine wet ingredients: melted butter, egg, yogurt, vanilla, and milk.
Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, mix.
Spoon or pipe batter into pan.
Bake for 12-15 minutes.
Remove from pan and let cool a few minutes on wire rack.
Top with cinnamon glaze.
Combine ½ cup confectioners sugar with 2 Tbsp of water and 1 tsp cinnamon.
Top donuts with glaze.
Makes 12 doughnuts