Strawberry-Glazed Doughnuts

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Lightly grease a doughnut pan.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg and set aside.
  4. In the bowl of an electric mixer, blend sugar, butter and crushed vanilla beans until smooth.
  5. Add the eggs one at a time until fully incorporated.
  6. Turn the mixer to the lowest setting and gradually add the flour to the butter mixture.
  7. Add milk and blend thoroughly.
  8. Spoon the dough into a piping bag with the tip snipped. Pipe dough into doughnut pan.
  9. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

 

GLAZE
  1. Sift icing sugar into a clean bowl.
  2. Purée strawberries and pour through sieve to remove seeds.
  3. Warm the milk and mix in strawberry purée.
  4. Pour mixture into bowl with sugar and stir until the mixture reaches a honey-like consistency.
  5. Dip top of doughnuts into glaze.
  6. Decorate as desired.