Samoa Doughnuts!
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Mini Baked Samoa Doughnuts!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted

For Topping:

  • 14 ounces 1 package wrapped caramels
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups unsweetened coconut flakes toasted
  • 2 cups chocolate melted

Instructions

  • Sift together cake flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Stir in vanilla, egg, buttermilk, and melted butter until just mixed (do not overmix).
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 4-5 minutes (watch carefully to not overbake).
  • Let sit to cool before popping out.
  • Unwrap caramels and place in microwave-safe bowl with milk and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Microwave at 25-second intervals, stirring in between until fully melted.
  • Carefully dip doughnuts into caramel and set on parchment paper. Top quickly with toasted coconut.
  • Drizzle chocolate over doughnuts.
  • Let cool and serve!