Fact: It is time for me to host another girls night. Translation – Since I am providing dessert, I had to double test (:D) these Baileys baked doughnuts, topped with a Baileys glaze and finished off with a huge helping of sprinkles. Result: Five very happy girls and an even happier me.
These doughnuts are so easy to make that I really do not understand why I have never made them before. You pretty much mix the wet ingredients (Baileys, egg, buttermilk and butter) into the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, sugar), bung them into a doughnut tin and 15 mins later they are all done.
So for your next girls night, brunch or party can I tempt you to make these delicious baked doughnuts flavoured with Baileys. Sprinkles are optional.
- 140 g (1 cup) plain flour
- 70 g (1/3 cup) caster sugar
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 125 ml (1/2 cup) buttermilk
- 1 egg
- 2 tbsp Baileys
- 2 tbsp melted butter cooled
- 150 g (1 cup) icing (powdered) sugar, sifted
- 2-3 tbsp Baileys
- Sprinkles to top
- Preheat the oven to fan assisted 160C / 180C / 350F / gas 4 and lightly oil a 6 cup doughnut tin.
- Mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl and set aside.
- In another bowl, combine the buttermilk, eggs and Baileys before adding in the melted butter.
- Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until everything is just combined.
- Using a spoon, add the batter in the doughnut cups until they are three quarters full.
- Bake the doughnuts for 13-15 mins until a toothpick comes out clean, remove them from the oven and let them cool in the pan before transferring them to wire rack to cool completely.
- Make the glaze when the doughnuts are cool.
- Add the icing sugar and 2 tbsp of baileys into a bowl and whisk with a fork to combine. Add another tbsp of Baileys as necessary so you end up with a thick but dipable glaze.
- Dip the doughnuts into the glaze, top with sprinkles and allow the glaze to set for 30 mins before serving.
I actually get 7 donuts form this recipe. Basic doughnut recipe adapted from Joy the Baker.
Some facts and recipes.
Baileys is a unique blend of Irish Whiskey, fresh diary cream, vanilla and chocolate essences.
Over 2,300 glasses of BAILEYS® Original Irish Cream are consumed every minute of every day.
This recipe has a total of 1.8 units of alcohol in it. The NHS recommendation is that you do not regularly exceed 3-4 units for men and 2-3 units for women a day.
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