Marvelous Maple Glazed Donettes: A Tasty Treat for Your Taste Buds

Indulge in the delightful combination of fluffy Donettes® and the rich sweetness of maple syrup with this Maple Glazed Donettes® recipe. The fusion of Hostess Old Fashioned Donettes® with the distinct flavor of maple syrup creates a mouthwatering experience that’s perfect for satisfying your cravings.


  • 6 Hostess Old Fashioned Donettes®
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Optional toppings: chopped nuts, crispy bacon bits


  1. Prepare the Maple Glaze:
    • In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat.
    • Add the pure maple syrup, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt to the melted butter. Stir to combine the ingredients thoroughly.
    • Allow the mixture to simmer gently for 2-3 minutes, until the maple syrup is fully integrated and the glaze slightly thickens. Remove from heat.
  2. Warm the Donettes®:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • Place the plain Donettes® on a baking sheet and warm them in the preheated oven for about 5 minutes, until they are slightly heated and soft.
  3. Dip and Glaze:
    • Dip each warm Donette® into the prepared maple glaze, ensuring that the entire surface is coated with the luscious syrup.
  4. Set and Garnish:
    • Place the maple-glazed Donettes® on a wire rack for a few minutes to allow the glaze to set and slightly thicken.
    • If desired, add a touch of texture and flavor by sprinkling chopped nuts (such as pecans or almonds) over the top of the glazed Donettes®.
  5. Optional Savory Twist:
    • For a unique and mouthwatering contrast of flavors, consider adding crispy bacon bits as a topping. The combination of sweet maple glaze and savory bacon creates a delightful balance.
  6. Serve and Savor:
    • Arrange the Maple Glazed Donettes® on a serving platter or individual plates.
    • Pair your delicious treats with a glass of milk, coffee, or your favorite hot beverage.
    • Enjoy the delightful fusion of soft Donettes® and the luxurious sweetness of maple syrup.

Savor the Bliss of Maple Glazed Donuts!

This recipe takes the classic Donettes® to a whole new level with the infusion of irresistible maple glaze. The marriage of tender Donettes® and the exquisite taste of maple syrup makes for a treat that’s not only visually appealing but also a burst of flavor in every bite. Whether served as a breakfast indulgence or a dessert delight, Maple Glazed Donettes® are sure to captivate your taste buds.

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