Cherry Coconut Donuts
For the donuts:
  • 2 cups flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup coconut milk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 7-ounce jar marischino cherries, drained and chopped (reserve the juice)
For the icing:
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk
  • ¾ teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 tablespoon reserved cherry juice
  • toasted coconut
  1. Preheat oven to 325. Spray a donut pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine your dry ingredients. In another large bowl, combine remaining ingredients, through the vegetable oil. Stir dry ingredients into your wet ingredients. Carefully stir in chopped cherries.
  3. Fill donut pan with batter, about ⅔ full.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
To make the icing:
  1. Whisk together all icing ingredients; dip the tops of the donuts into the icing and sprinkle with toasted coconut.
Recipe by Kitchen Meets Girl at