Strawberry Margarita Oreo Donuts plus a Virtual Baby Shower!

Baked Strawberry Margarita Oreo Donuts are perfect for any celebratory occasion! These doughnuts are infused with strawberries, lime, orange and a strawberry margarita mix topped with a strawberry buttercream and chopped Golden Oreos.

Strawberry Margarita Oreo Donuts make the perfect treat for any special occassion!
It’s been too long since I’ve made baked doughnuts around here and I can’t think of a better occasion than today to dig out my doughnuut pan from its hiding place again.

Surprise! We’re celebrating a virtual baby shower for the super sweet and adorable Cate at Chez Catey Lou!

She is having a baby GIRL and we are all super excited for her! Cate loves donuts so a bunch of her blogging pals are throwing a donut themed party to celebrate.

Scroll down to the end of the post to see what everyone else “brought” along to the shower and don’t forget to stop by Chez Catey Lou to wish her all the best.

Baby Shower
I made these pretty in pink Strawberry Margarita Oreo Donuts for this very special occasion. Don’t worry, there is no alcohol in them so they are completely baby shower friendly :)

Strawberry Margarita Oreo Donuts make the perfect treat for any special occassion
They start off with a soft and fluffy cake style donut and are baked in a handy donut pan.

The batter is infused with fresh strawberries, lime, orange and a splash of this strawberry margarita / daquiri mix.

The donuts are frosted with a zippy and sweet strawberry buttercream and pair wonderfully with the donuts.

To make them a little bit more festive, I sprinkled on some crushed golden Oreos in the batter and over the frosting for a sweet crumbly texture.

Not only would they make a whimsical addition to this baby shower, they are also perfect for National Margarita Day which I just found out over the weekend is today as well – such a coincidence and totally not planned :)

Either way, they make a fun dessert for any celebration!

Congratulations Cate! Can’t wait to hear all about your sweet baby girl when she arrives :)

Strawberry Margarita Oreo Donuts make the perfect celebratory treat
 

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Strawberry Margarita Oreo Donuts

Strawberry Margarita Oreo Donuts are infused with strawberries, lime, orange and a strawberry margarita mix topped with a strawberry buttercream and chopped Golden Oreos.

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons strawberry margarita/daiquiri mix (liquid)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 1 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 4-5 fresh strawberries, chopped
  • 6 golden Oreo cookies, crushed, for garnish
  • candied limes, for garnish, optional

  • For the frosting:
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 tablespoon strawberry preserves
  • 3 tablespoons strawberry margarita/daiquiri mix (liquid)
  • 4 - 4 and 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly spray donut pan and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a separate mixing bowl, combine melted butter, coconut oil and sugar. Stir in margarita mix, lime juice, lime zest and orange juice. Beat in eggs one at a time, then add milk. Slowly stir in flour mixture until just combined.
  3. Spoon batter into prepared donut pan or transfer to a resealable bag with the corner cut and pipe in batter. Sprinkle strawberries and crushed Oreo crumbs evenly into each donut well.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into donut comes out clean. Allow to cool in the donut pan for 5 minutes then transfer to a cooling wrack to cool before frosting.

  5. Make the frosting:
  6. Using a hand mixer or a stand mixer, beat butter on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add strawberry preserves, and strawberry margarita mix and continue beating for another 2 minutes. Slowly add powdered sugar and mix until smooth and completely blended. Beat on high speed for another one minute, until combined.
  7. Frost cooled donuts and sprinkle with crushed Oreos and top with candied lime, if desired.

Notes

Donut base adpated from Ina Garten

http://lifemadesweeter.com/2016/02/strawberry-margarita-oreo-donuts/

 

Thanks to Allie and Zainab for organizing the shower! Be sure to check out all the other fabulous donut recipes:

Baked Dark Chocolate Strawberry Donuts – Club Narwhal
Baked Lemon Donuts – What Jessica Baked Next
Biscoff Donuts – Baking a Moment
Chai Donuts – Fresh April Flours
Chocolate Cake S’mores Donuts – Jessica in the Kitchen
Chocolate Pretzel Donuts – The Emotional Baker
Coconut Matcha Donuts with White Chocolate Glaze – Blahnik Baker
Coffee and Donuts Breakfast Bake – The Cookie Rookie
Doughnut Tiramisu – bethcakes
GF Lemon Donuts with Raspberry Glaze – Thoroughly Nourished Life
Maple Glazed Donut Holes – Hall Nesting
Old Fashioned Sour Cream Cake Donuts – American Heritage Cooking
Paleo Chocolate Frosted Donuts – A Clean Bake
Raspberry Jam Filled Cupcakes – gotta get baked
Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Donut Breakfast Sandwich – Shared Appetite
Strawberry Margarita Oreo Donuts – Life Made Sweeter
Baked Mini Samoa Donuts – Culinary Couture
Donut Holes with Sweet Strawberry Dipping Sauce – Twin Stripe

Strawberry Margarita Oreo Donuts make the perfect treat for celebrating any occasion

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Lovely comments

  1. So these are the most creative donuts that I think I’ve ever seen, Kelly! I absolutely LOVE them! Such a fun flavor! What a great idea to make these for a baby shower and for the start of the week. I think I could devour these all!
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  2. WHat a cute way to celebrate a baby shower. All celebrations should involve donuts I think and these ones are really creative!
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  3. I wish I was enjoying a few of these with my morning coffee! Love that dusting of Oreos!

  4. I love the fact that these are pink and contain no alcohol. Could you please send some my way? :)

  5. Kelly, I love these donuts and you guys are so sweet to throw this shower for Cate!!

  6. I really need to just give in and buy a donut pan!! haha I’ve been holding out forever! This is such a fun flavor! Hope you had a great weekend Kelly!
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  7. Kelly I am OBSESSING over these! What a fun combination of flavors! Perfect for my recent donut obsession :)
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  8. I wish I had one of these for breakfast this morning! They sound so good, Kelly!
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  9. I’ve been dreaming about strawberries recently and I bumped into your recipe. So yummy! :)
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  10. These doughnuts are the cutest, and I love that flavor combo! So fun! I need to get my hands on a doughnut pan….
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  11. Oreo donuts, sign me up, immediately! These look so good, wishing I had a dozen right now! :)

  12. Hi Kelly, love the color of these donuts, so sweet. So nice of you guys to throw a virtual shower.
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  13. Oh, congrats to Cate! I know she always had the most wonderful baked donut recipes, and it’s so fun that it was a donut themed virtual shower. :) These look so fun, Kelly, and I love that margarita twist!
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  14. Ohhhhhh, yes. Yes yes yes! I will take all of the strawberry margarita donuts ever, pleaseandthankyou.

  15. How fun! Margaritas and Golden oreos sound like a seriously winning combo :)

  16. These donuts look amazing Kelly!! How fun and unique! I could eat a ton of them and never tire of them. :) PS Congrats Cate!

  17. How pretty! I love love these donuts and the flavors sounds amazing. Yum!
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  18. Crushed golden oreos IN the batter! Such a great idea! These sound absolutely divine. Because what could possibly be better than margarita donuts for breakfast?

  19. These are the most creative donuts! I love the margarita vibes and the Oreos coming together. Thanks for bringing these to the shower.
    Zainab recently posted…Coconut Matcha Donuts

  20. These are so sweet and creative! Love the flavor and color. It seems a brunch, shower, party is not complete without a big spread that includes donuts. It’s great! : )

  21. Wow! These are the most adorable desserts I have ever seen. So girlish! Congratulations to Cate! :)
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  22. Wow!! This is amazing! I would have NO self control with these delicious donuts around!
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  23. Margarita doughnuts?! I like your style girl :) These look like the perfect girly treat for a baby shower.

  24. What a creative donut recipe! Strawberry and margarite…what a sensational combination!

  25. What a fun idea for a baby shower! These doughnuts are so creative and over the top, Kelly! Perfect for a baby girl baby shower!
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  26. Kelly, these are such creative and beautiful donuts! They sound absolutely incredible!! And what an awesome coincidence about national margarita day! Thank you so much for my sweet shower – you are the best!! This pink icing is just perfect for a baby girl. xoxo
    Cate | Chez CateyLou recently posted…Chocolate Peanut Butter Heart Cakes

  27. Oh my gosh, these look UNREAL! So many delicious flavors all in one donut!
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  28. These donuts look adorable and delicious…so perfect for a baby shower! I love how you flavored them with margarita mix. Yummy!

  29. This flavor combination is making my mouth water! I have to bake these as soon as possible!

  30. If there is anything better than a strawberry margarita, clearly it is one of these donuts! Happy baby shower!!!

  31. Kelly these doughnuts are so appropriate for a virtual baby shower for a girl! Love the cute pink color and they are baked!!
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  32. Congratulations to Cate! these donuts look absolutely delicious Kelly!
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  33. Congratulations Cate! :) Kelly what a wonderful recipe. Feels like eating it right now! :)
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  34. I love seeing all the donuts today for a very special occasion! I’d love to sample one of each—but your strawberry margarita version is calling my name!!!

  35. What an amazing donut recipe Kelly! Love that you used Margarita mix and oreos. :)

  36. Aw, happy virtual baby shower to Cate! These donuts sound just delicious!
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  37. Congratulations Cate! Wonderful doughnut recipe. Thanks for sharing! :)

  38. Kelly, these donuts are so pretty and I LOVE that you baked the Oreos right into the batter. Genius!
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  39. These are so much fun – and beautiful, too. I’m obsessed!
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  40. What amazing donuts to celebrate with, such amazing flavours. I too really need to dig out that donut pan, thanks for the reminder Kelly 😀

  41. These donuts look crazy good! Golden Oreos have always been my fav. I bet these are amazing!
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  42. Oh my yumminess! Those are the prettiest donuts! I love all of the flavors you created with this donut.
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  43. Love these donuts, perfect for a baby shower! Congrats to Cate! Pinning!
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