Fall Gluten-free Pumpkin Donuts Recipe With Maple Cashew Glaze by Pamela's Products

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2 years ago

Fall Gluten-free Pumpkin Donuts Recipe With Maple Cashew Glaze

Pumpkin is a fall and Thanksgiving staple. Looking to put a fun new twist on your favorite pumpkin dessert? Try these addictive and really easy-to-make pumpkin donuts!

These  gluten-free pumpkin donuts with a sweet maple cashew glaze are simple and quick to make. Be sure to allow time to soak the cashews for at least one hour. You could do this the night before. Don't have donut pans? Click the link below and fix that!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes plus 1 hour to soak the cashews
Cook Time: 16 to 18 minutes
Total Time: 26 to 28 minutes plus 1 hour to soak the cashews
Servings: Makes 12 donuts



  • 1 package (21 ounces) Pamela's Vanilla Cake or your favorite vanilla cake mix
  • 2 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice

Maple Cashew Glaze

  • 1 cup raw cashews (soak for at least 1 hour in water)
  • 1/4 cup coconut cream, cold (from a can of full-fat coconut milk)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put the cake mix into a mixing bowl. Add the pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice. Mix well and pour into a greased donut pan. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 16 to 18 minutes.
  2. To make the glaze, drain and rinse the soaked cashews and add them to a blender. Take the refrigerated can of coconut milk and scoop the top thick part out. Add it to the blender along with the maple syrup. Blend until sooth. Drizzle the glaze over the donuts. Sprinkle with pecans.

Photos: Pamela's Products

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These pumpkin donuts are out of this world good. 🍩
Pumpkin perfection!
Elisa Schmitz
I am literally jumping up and down because these decadent donuts are gluten-free. Yippee!!

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