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Sweet Potato Casserole Donut Holes
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5 from 3 votes

Sweet Potato Casserole Donut Holes

These baked donuts are my fun new twist on sweet potato casserole. They are spiced with nutmeg and wrapped in a toasted marshmallow topping.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 donut holes
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Stefani


Donut Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup sweet potato puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

Marshmallow Topping Instructions

  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter


Donut Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg.
  • In another medium-sized bowl, beat together butter, sugar, and sweet potato puree until fully combined.
  • Add eggs to sweet potato mixture one at a time, mixing until fully combined.
  • Mix in orange juice.
  • Mix in dry ingredients a little bit at a time until just combined.
  • Grease wells of a donut hole pan (or a mini muffin pan) with cooking spray and fill 3/4 full with batter.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until donuts bounce back when lightly touched.
  • Remove and cool on cooling rack.

Marshmallow Glaze Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in a pot on medium heat and stir until the marshmallows are completely melted, about five minutes Glaze will be thick and sticky, like melted American cheese.
  • Once glaze cools enough to touch, spoon over cooled donuts. Use your fingers to stretch the topping around the whole donut hole.
  • Use a culinary torch to toast the marshmallow topping.
  • Eat!


Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 107mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 2530IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.7mg