Inspired by our super sweet donut squishy and National Donut Day, we set out to make some delicious creations!
At fromLAUREL we keep it easy, simple + fun -> check out this awesome giant donut! No donut pan?... no problem!
Grab a bundt pan, your favorite recipe, and bake away. We used a classic sour cream poundcake recipe with basic pantry ingredients, but options are endless. We filled the pan about 1/3 of the way to give it more of a donut shape.
1 c powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 tbsp. milk
It's easy to get creative with glaze options, decorations, and flavor combinations! This glaze spread easily so we didn't have to worry about making a mess here. (Note: the color faded using natural dyes - next time we'll try beets!)
It turns out our coco donut may not be coconut after all...because a little white chocolate grated with a zester started to look nearly identical!
We dropped our leftover batter in a mini-donut pan - muffin or ramekin would work too for any extra. After our squishy look-a-like was complete, we searched the fridge and pantry to jazz up the remaining donuts with some crazy fun flavor combinations:
chocolate, marshmallow, and crumbled potato chips = sweet + salty!
leftover bacon and maple syrup mixed with a little glaze = breakfast!
the last of the coffee + glaze w/espresso sprinkles = mom's dream!
Have a blast + let us know what you make!
p.s. Any day can be donut day when you add our mini-donut squishy (new name!) to your Pick 5 collection!