Cara Cara Orange and White Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts

Cara Cara Orange and White Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts


For the Donuts

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste
  • 1 Cara Cara Orange juice and zest

For the Cara Cara Orange and White Chocolate Glaze

  • 3 Cara Cara Oranges juiced and zested
  • 5 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt
  3. In a separate bowl combine egg, milk, melted butter, vanilla bean paste, Cara Cara juice and zest
  4. Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients, pour in the wet ingredients, and stir until just combined
  5. Generously coat doughnut pan with cooking spray
  6. Transfer batter to doughnut pan filling about 3/4 full
  7. Bake 15-18 minutes
  8. Cook on wire rack for 5-7 minutes then turn out onto the rack, repeat until all batter is gone - should make about 12 - I only have one pan so if you have two just use both
  9. While the doughnuts are baking make the glaze
  10. Combine the juice from the 3 Cara Cara Oranges and powdered sugar in a bowl, add 1/4 cup of the milk and then continue adding milk 1 tablespoon at a time until you have the consistency you like
  11. Put white chocolate chips and heavy cream in a microwave safe bowl and heat at 30 second intervals, stirring in between each heating until melted and smooth
  12. Pour Cara Cara glaze over doughnuts
  13. Do it again - because why wouldn't you?
  14. Use a spoon, pastry bag, or zip top bag with a small corner cut off to drizzle white chocolate over the top in whatever pattern blows your dress up
  15. Garnish with zest