Thursday, December 5, 2013

throwback thursday!! cinnamon.. heart shaped cinnamon rolls, the best cinnamon toast ever.. cinnamon "roll" donuts and pumpkin cinnamon chip donuts!!




today's throwback thursday is homage to cinnamon!! i love cinnamon.. the spice.. the bite.. the loveliness of it all.. today are recipes from the past i wanted to share with you and one at the bottom which is new.. pumpkin cinnamon chip donuts!! seriously folks.. nothing could be better {only way to make it better if i had added mini chocolate chips!!} try some of these recipes i highly suggest it..


 
heart shaped cinnamon rolls {these are fun on christmas morning}



the yummiest cinnamon toast ever {your thinking why do i need a recipe for cinnamon toast.. umm cause this is the best cinnamon toast in the world.. mommabell says so..}



cinnamon "roll" donut {loving my new donut pan.. and these cinnamon "roll" donuts where scrumptious..}
 


the friday after thanksgiving my sis in law, carey, who lives in arizona, was staying with my brother in law jimmy, who lives one door up from us!! so she came over early and had coffee and donuts and we meant to plan an exciting day but ended up sitting on the couch watching dvr'd  episodes of the new comedy sitcom "mom".. not a bad friday indeed.. but back these donuts.. they are light, fluffy, airy and oh so cinnamony.. in a word.. awesome.. you gotta try them!!



pumpkin cinnamon chip donuts

prep time: 5 minutes
coking time: 15 minutes
servings: 12 donuts

ingredients:

donuts:

1/2 cup butter, melted
3 large eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup sugar
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 1/2  tsps. pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1 3/4 cups flour
1/4 cup cinnamon chips

topping:

cinnamon - sugar {which is 2 tblsp. of sugar and 2 tblsp. of cinnamon mixed.. any left overs put in an airtight container and use it on the best cinnamon toast ever..

directions:

preheat oven to 350 degrees {f}.. lightly spray your standard donut pan.. beat together the butter, eggs, sugar, pumpkin puree, spice, salt and baking powder until smooth.. add flour and cinnamon chips and mix until well combined.. fill the wells of your donut pan 3/4 of the way.. bake for approx. 15 minutes or until your cake tester once inserted comes out clean.. remove donut pan from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes.. then with  a spatula loose the edges and transfer to a cooling rack.. in a small wide mouthed bowl mix the cinnamon and sugar.. while they are still warm take each donut and dip in the cinnamon/sugar mixture and place back on the cooling rack.. allow to completely cool and serve {if you don't allow to cool completely they are slightly fragile but super yummy while warm so might be worth the risk!!}



enjoy and get cook'n!!

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