- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- 3 tbsp unsalted butter melted
- ¼ cup sugar
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 large egg
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup + 1 tbsp buttermilk
- 2 tbsp gold sprinkles
- 3 tbsp whipping cream
- ½ cup confectioner’s sugar
- yellow food colouring
- Edible gold leaf
- Whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt in a small bowl and set aside. In a large bowl, combine the butter, sugar, honey, egg and vanilla extract. Add the buttermilk and mix until combined. Add the dry ingredients and sprinkles and mix until just combined – make sure not to over mix.
- Spoon the batter into a piping bag. Pipe the batter into a greased doughnut pan and bake at 400F for 7 minutes. Cool for 1 minute in the pan, then flip the pan over to remove the doughnuts and cool completely on a wire rack.
- Make the glaze: Whisk together the whipping cream and the confectioner’s sugar and whisk until fully combined. Dye the glaze a vibrant yellow colour. Dunk each doughnut into the glaze and return to the wire rack.
- Cover the entire surface with edible gold leaf sheets, by gently applying with a clean, dry paintbrush. Do not use your fingers, because the gold leaf is sticky and will not transfer onto the doughnuts!
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