Donuts infused with maple, parmesan cheese, and real bacon bits, topped with a maple frosting and real bacon pieces.

Double Maple Bacon Donuts

Are these donuts too much? You may be asking…I say no! I had the inspiration to make a donut like this when visiting Florida this Spring Break. We went to Maple Street Biscuit Company for the first time. If you’ve been there, you’ve probably heard of their “Squaking Goat” biscuit. A great biscuit, fried chicken, goat cheese, and a mango habanero sauce drenching the biscuit. We ordered one, and it was amazing.

Double Maple Bacon Donuts

We also ordered the chicken and waffles and they were even more incredible! Their waffle has bacon and asiago cheese baked into it, so it provides just enough savor to balance out the sweetness of their waffle. This meal made me think, “What if I make a maple bacon donut that has maple, bacon, and some savor from cheese, AND a maple frosting with bacon topping?”. I tried it, and it did not disappoint!

Hope you enjoy!


Yield: 12 Donuts

Double Maple Bacon Donuts

prep time: 20 minscook time: 30 minstotal time: 50 mins



  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil (I used coconut oil to be healthier)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp maple extract
  • 1 cup AP flour
  • 1 pack of bacon (12-16 oz)
  • a generous pinch of shredded parmesan cheese (not shaker)

  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 tsp maple extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 Tbsp softened cream cheese



  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Place bacon on a drip rack over baking sheet lined with aluminum foil
  3. Bake 14-16 minutes
  4. Remove bacon, let cool, and chop into small pieces (I removed most of fat and tossed it)
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F 
  6. Grease donut pan (12 donuts)
  7. Combine the buttermilk, oil, eggs, sugar, salt, baking powder, and maple extract until uniform
  8. Add flour to the buttermilk mixture and mix until uniform
  9. Add 1/4 of the chopped bacon and the cheese to mixture and mix
  10. Fill donut pans with batter until about 3/4 way full
  11. Bake for 15 minutes
  12. Remove and let cool while finishing up your frosting
Maple Frosting & Bacon

  1. Mix all frosting ingredients with handheld mixer until smooth
  2. Place in ziplock bag, cut corner, and frost donuts
  3. Add rest of chopped bacon on top of glazed donuts
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Ashton • Keaton • Mia

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Ashton and Keaton began blogging together in 2016 as a passion project. Both siblings are lovers of food, family gatherings, and entrepreneurial pursuits, which made starting a food blog together a no-brainer.