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Tiny Food For Tiny People – Mini Bagel Sliders

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I know I know this is the second donut shaped treat I have brought you this week, but hold off on the Weight Watchers membership this one is healthy.

Last night we had homemade pizza for dinner (because I am a domestic goddess like that) and today I have some left over dough which I am planning on using to delight hubby with flat bread tonight.

But before that I decided to use some of it in my donut maker, genius right! (substitute donut tin or simply roll into donut shapes) an volia you have adorable little, I am calling them bagel sliders.

I used this pizza dough recipe from MasterChef.

These are perfect for the little ones or a light entrées for your guests.

You can put absolutely anything in them and they are just so cute.

Maksi, Leo and I and heading out for a playdate in the park today and I have made this for Maksi’s  lunch, I am thinking I will make a whole batch of these over the weekend for the week ahead.

 

Have a Lovely Weekend,

 

Julia xx

 

 

Old Fashioned Buttermilk donuts (baked not fried) + Free Printable Food Flags

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I have recently become a little obsessed with donuts there are so many different flavours and cooking methods and I think that mini donuts  are just look so darn cute. I really want to make some donuts for Maksi’s birthday so I have been on a mission looking for the perfect donut recipe and after several trials I have found one.

This recipe makes donuts that are light and fluffy, but the best bit is they are baked not fried but every bit as delicious as their deep fried counterparts.

Ingredients:

1 ¼  cups all purpose flour

1 cup self-raising flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

½ teaspoon salt

1 large egg

½ sugar

½ cup buttermilk

1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Icing sugar for dusting

 

Method:

In a large bowl, mix together the flours, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and salt. In another large bowl, using an electric mixer beat the egg and sugar until pale in colour. Add buttermilk melted butter and vanilla and beat until well blended. Add the flour mixture and beat until it comes together into a soft dough. Cover and refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes.

 

Baking :

Now there are several ways to bake these, I am using a donut maker, other wise you can use a donut tin, muffin tin or simply roll the dough into donut shapes and bake in the oven.

If baking in the oven set oven temperature to 160 degrees cooking time approx. 12minutes.

Once cooked dip the top of the donut into melted butter and then using a fine mesh sieve sprinkle icing sugar and serve.

Top with our fun food flags you can download them here

Makes about 12 donuts.

Julia xx

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