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Dulce de Leche Baked Donut Holes

Dulce de Leche Baked Donut Holes
20 min
8 min
12 servings, 2 donut holes per serving

Key Ingredients

A can of Dulce de Leche featuring the La Lechera logo and a square slice of flan drizzled with caramel.
Dulce de Leche
Dulce de Leche 13.4 oz Can
13.4 oz. Can
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup lowfat milk
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Dulce de Leche, divided
  • 2/3 cup chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts and/or cashews)

Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 24-cup mini-muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 2

Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon and baking powder in a medium bowl. Combine egg, milk, oil and vanilla extract in a small bowl. Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients just until combined.

Step 3

Spoon a slightly rounded measuring teaspoon of batter into each cup. Top with 1/2 teaspoon dulce de leche, then another teaspoon batter.

Step 4

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool in pan. Run a knife around edges and remove donuts.

Step 5

Microwave remaining dulce de leche in a small bowl until soft. Place nuts in a second small bowl. Dip tops of donut holes in dulce de leche; dip into nuts.

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