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Mini Honey and Vanilla Donuts Recipe

by | Made, Recipes


Kate of Quince and Mulberry Studios
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I adore donuts! They are my weakness – a simple hot cinnamon donut any day of the week will do me just fine. I recently bought a mini-donut maker from Big W for under $20 and since then it has been a bit of a treat. I am still experimenting with flavours and recipes, so if anyone has any recommendations for a gluten-free recipe I would love to hear them!

Right now I am in love with a food/lifestyle blog called The Urban Poser – and this recipe is based on one that I found there….


  • 2½ cups blanched almond meal/flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • Less than ½ teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, softened or liquid
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 large eggs (at room temperature)


  • Preheat your mini donut making machine.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the almond flour, baking soda and salt.
  • In another bowl, combine the honey, oil, vanilla, lemon juice and eggs.
  • Add the oil/honey mixture to the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
  • Add about 2 tablespoons of batter to each mould in the donut machine or scoop the batter into a ziplock bag, twisting the other end to close it. Snip the end off of one of the corners with a scissors. Start with a small cut. You can always make it bigger if you need too. Squeeze batter into moulds.
  • Close the lid and allow to cook for about 2 minutes. Times will vary with each machine. Open the machine and flip over each donut using the forked ‘skewer’ that comes with most machines. Close the lid again cook for about one more minute. Remove donuts and let cool on a wire rack. Repeat with the rest of the batter.

This recipe will make plenty; if I am just making a treat for myself or for morning tea I halve the mixture. I just dusted these ones with icing sugar, but experiment with vanilla sugar, coconut sugar and cinnamon.

Image by Quince and Mulberry Studios

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Ms Chinoiserie Says: Super yummy and super easy; perfect for a fun kitchen tea (or anytime really!)

About Kate from Quince and Mulberry Studios:  “I’m Kate, a photographer living in Brisbane, seeking and photographing people; documenting stories through images. Each picture I take is a piece of my heart; just how I see yours, as I see your story unfolding, piece by piece, frame by frame.”

Tuesday Type – Minnie

by | Made, Tuesday Type


Polka Dot Bride



How cute is this font? Minnie delivers playfulness and cuteness in spades – so if you’re after a fun, not too serious feel to your invitations, Minnie has it all! Graduated bright colours would work well here, or turn it on its head and try it in copper on a plain pale grey background.

Minnie™ 1

Minnie is available from My Fonts.

Etsy Roundup – Beautiful Bridal Veils

by | Etsy Roundup, Made


Polka Dot Bride


Beautiful Bridal Veils

  1. Double layer veil from Bridal Ambiance 2. Chapel length veil from Percy Handmade 3. Juliette cap veil from All About Romance 4. Chantilly lace edged veil from I Do Wedding Veils 5. Veil with beads, pearls and crystals from Bride La Boheme 6. Juliette cap veil from Madame Tulle

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