Coffee Cake Donuts – Delicious vanilla donuts topped with a cinnamon streusel. Light, fluffy, crumbly, & easy to throw together in minutes!
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Don’t mess with perfection. That’s all I have to say.
Whenever I read a recipe, my mind goes a million miles an hour with ideas to make it my own & make it unique. But once in a blue moon, I make the recipe just as it is. This is one of those recipes that I didn’t change.
It’s perfect. The cake is light and fluffy, the streusel is sweet & crumbly, it comes together in a matter of minutes, and you can make it all in one bowl. No mixer required! For this recipe, I put the batter in a donut pan, but I’ve also made this as a regular 8×8 coffee cake and it was just as good. Thank you to the Vegan Queen herself, Isa Chandra Moscowitz, for this recipe!
Here’s What I Used:
Coffee Cake Donuts (Vegan)
- 3/4 cup nondairy milk
- 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
- 1 1/4 cups AP flour
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 cup AP flour
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- Preheat oven to 375℉.
- Mix the nondairy milk & vinegar and let sit for 5-7 minutes.
- Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt into a big mixing bowl.
- Add the oil, vanilla, and milk mixture.
- Mix until smooth, being careful not to overmix.
- Butter the wells of a donut pan, and then divide the batter evenly. I filled the wells about 3/4 of the way full, and it made about 12 donuts.
For the Streusel:
- Combine the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, & oil and mix until crumbly.
- Pour the streusel evenly over the donuts & press gently into the cake batter.
- Bake 30 minutes until light golden brown.
Recipe by Isa Chandra Moskowitz – “East Coast Coffee Cake”
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