Cinnamon-Sugar Pumpkin Donut Muffins

by | Updated: December 4th, 2016

Though not a professionally perfected pastry like their cousin Cronut™, donut muffins are still a mind-blowing confection that deserve a dunk in your Joe. This combo deal is doughy like a muffin but small and surprisingly light like a donut hole. With the oven on and flavors of fall floating in the air, you won’t wait a second too long to get your sugar-sticky hands on these cinnamon-dusted, pumpkin treats. A side of creamy coffee and your day is complete.

Cinnamon-Sugar Pumpkin Donut Muffins

Makes about 18


Donut muffins

1 ½ cups gluten-free flour
¾ cup pumpkin puree
2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
½ cup sugar
½ cup milk
½ cup melted butter
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. xanthan gum
1 tsp. salt
1 whole egg

Cinnamon-sugar glaze

¼ cup melted butter
½ cup sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and coat a muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray. Watch the video for the complete recipe.