Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts Recipe

Our Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts, the result of the listed recipe.

These Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts are a decadent treat that are sure to impress any guests! The sweet and salty flavors complement one another perfectly. Sweet donuts are dipped in a mouth-watering maple-butter glaze and then sprinkled with crumbled bacon for an added crunchy texture. These donuts are easily made in one bowl and are the perfect way to start the day or for a special treat! Pair with a light, malty pilsner beer to round out the flavors.

Prepping a Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts


Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts!

-1 cup all-purpose flour
-1 teaspoon baking powder
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1/4 cup brown sugar
-2 tablespoons vegetable oil
-1/2 cup milk
-1 large egg
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-4 sliced of bacon, cooked
-1/4 cup pure maple syrup
-4 tablespoons butter
-1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
-1 doughnut pan
-2-3 tablespoons of cooking oil


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and lightly oil a donut pan.

2. In a medium-sized bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

3. In a separate larger bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, oil, milk, egg, and vanilla extract until well combined.

4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined (do not overmix).

5. Pour the batter into the prepared donut pan, filling each cavity about two-thirds of the way full.

6. Bake the donuts in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

7. Allow the donuts to cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then carefully remove them and transfer them to a wire cooling rack.

8. Meanwhile, in a medium-sized skillet, cook the bacon until crisp, about 5 minutes. Transfer the cooked bacon to a plate lined with paper towel to cool.

9. In a saucepan, add the maple syrup and butter and heat over medium heat, stirring until the butter is melted.

10. Transfer the mixture to a medium-sized bowl and add the powdered sugar, whisking until combined.

11. Dip one side of the donuts in the maple-butter glaze, then sprinkle with the crumbled bacon.

12. Allow the glaze to set for 5 minutes, then enjoy!

Pair with: a light, malty pilsner beer!

Introducing Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts

These Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts are a scrumptious treat that can be prepared in a snap! Sweet donuts are paired with a decadent maple-butter glaze and finished off with crumbled bacon for a delicious combination of salty and sweet. Whether it’s served as an indulgent breakfast treat or an afternoon snack, this classic donut recipe is sure to impress your guests. Pair with a light, malty pilsner beer to round out the flavors.

Why People Love Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts

People love Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts for its unique blend of salty and sweet flavors. This delicious donut recipe is easy to make and is a treat that is sure to please any palate. The combination of sweet donuts, creamy glaze, and crunchy bacon is enough to make any mouth water. Plus, making these donuts is simple and can be done in one bowl – the perfect way to start any morning without much effort.

Making Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts Gluten Free

For those with gluten sensitivities, Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts can be easily adjusted to be gluten free. Substituting any gluten-free baking flour for the all-purpose flour means that anyone can enjoy this tasty treat. Additionally, swap out the cornstarch in the glaze for arrowroot or tapioca starch and your donuts will have the same maple glaze without the gluten.

Making Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts Vegan

By making a couple of adjustments, Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts can also be vegan-friendly. Use vegan-friendly ingredients, such as plant-based milk, egg replacer, and vegan butter, to make the dough. Additionally, substitute the maple syrup glaze with a vegan-friendly alternative. Finally, omit the bacon in the recipe and top with some vegan-friendly sprinkles for a delicious, vegan-friendly version of this classic donut recipe.


Candy-Coated Maple Bacon Donuts are delicious donuts that are sure to delight any guest. By making a few adjustments, these donuts can easily be transformed into a gluten-free or vegan-friendly treat. With the simple ingredients and minimal preparation, this donut recipe is a great way to start any day or for a special treat.

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