Freshly Baked Lemon Blueberry Streusel Donuts with Zesty Lemon Glaze
Lemon Blueberry Streusel Donuts with Lemon Glaze is a classic dessert that combines the tangy sweetness of lemon and blueberries with the crunch of streusel. This delicious treat is sure to be a hit at any gathering. It’s a great way to use up any leftover blueberries you may have on hand and the streusel topping adds an extra layer of flavor and texture.
- 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 large egg
- ½ cup buttermilk
- ¼ cup vegetable oil
- 2 teaspoons lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- For the streusel:
- ½ cup all-purpose flour
- ¼ cup light brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons cold butter, cubed
- For the glaze:
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon milk
Making the Donuts
- Preheat the oven to 350°F and lightly grease a donut pan.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the sugar, egg, buttermilk, vegetable oil, lemon zest, and vanilla extract until smooth.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Gently fold in the blueberries.
- Fill each donut cavity about ¾ full. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Let the donuts cool in the pan for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Making the Streusel Topping
- In a medium bowl, mix together the flour and brown sugar.
- Add the cubed butter and use your fingers to mix it into the dry ingredients until it resembles a crumbly topping.
- Sprinkle the streusel topping over the cooled donuts.
Making the Glaze
- In a medium bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, lemon juice, and milk until smooth.
- Dip each donut in the glaze and place them back on the wire rack.
- Let the glaze set for 10 minutes before serving.
These Lemon Blueberry Streusel Donuts with Lemon Glaze are the perfect combination of sweet and tart flavors. The crunchy streusel topping and zesty lemon glaze make them even more irresistible. Enjoy them as an afternoon snack or as a special treat for any occasion.