Maple Bacon Pancake Donuts

Riley is a donut lover who has recently become a bacon lover. So he had been begging me for both for breakfast the one morning. I decided to take my Maple Bacon Donut recipe and change it up slightly by using pancake batter donuts. I also decided to make them kind of like a “Funfetti” style by using bacon crumbles in the batter like you would sprinkles.

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These donuts are fairly easy to make. They just take a bit of time because you have to fry and chop the bacon before making and then glazing the donuts.

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For the batter, you start by mixing your dry ingredients together followed by adding the eggs. Next you stir in the milk and oil. Once your batter is ready you can start making the donuts. Of course I used my Sunbeam Mini Donut Maker, I filled the molds almost all the  way before adding some bacon crumbles and shutting the lid.

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While the batches of donuts where cooking, I mixed up some maple  glaze. It is the easiest glaze I’ve ever made. Just add Maple syrup to powdered sugar till its the consistency you want. I tend to test my glaze out thicker and then thin it out if need be. After I glazed the donuts, Riley sprinkled bacon crumbles on top.

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Maple Bacon Pancake Donuts [Gluten Free]

Ingredients

Bacon Crumbles:

1 pound package of bacon*

Batter:

1 cup WCWBF's flour mix

1 Tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

1 to 1 1/2 cup(s) milk

2 Tablespoons oil

Glaze:

1 cup sifted powder sugar

3-5 Tablespoons maple syrup

* lets be honest, several strips of bacon won't even make it to the crumbling stage.

Instructions

Bacon Crumbles:
Cook bacon till nice and crispy.
Chop bacon to desired crumble size. (think bacon bits)
Donuts:
Preheat donut maker or oven.
Mix together dry ingredients.
Add 2 eggs before stirring in milk & oil.
Pour batter into molds.
Bake for 5-6 minutes in the donut maker or about 7 (at 425) if using the oven.
Glaze
Sift powder sugar into a bowl.
Add the maple syrup one Tablespoon at a time till desired thickness
Prep:
Dip the tops of cooled donuts into the bowl of maple glaze.
Sprinkle with bacon crumbles
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