Baked Cake Donuts

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"Much healthier alternative to fried donuts. Special equipment needed: baked donut pan. This recipe was adapted from Sur la Table."

Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (58.8 g)
  • Calories 154
  • Total Fat - 3.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 34.1 mg
  • Sodium - 281.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 27.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.2 g
  • Sugars - 13.3 g
  • Protein - 4.1 g
  • Calcium - 85.9 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425 degree F. Spray the donut pan with a little non-stick spray.

Step 2

In a small bowl combine the melted butter, buttermilk and egg and set aside.

Step 3

In a large mixing bowl combine the cake flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg and salt. Pour in the the milk mixture and stir until just combined.

Step 4

Spoon 1/3 cup of batter into the wells of the donut pan. Bake for 7-9 minutes or until the tops spring back when lightly touched. Careful not to overbake.

Step 5

Allow to cool in the pan for a few minutes; then finish cooling on a wire rack.

Step 6

The donuts may be glazed with your favorite glaze, or rolled in powdered or a cinnamon sugar mixture.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


1 Reviews


Very nice! I bought a mini donut cake pan and went looking for a recipe. This made light fluffy donuts that everyone enjoyed. They didn't even make along enough to dust with sugar, they were eaten up that fast!


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(15 Sep 2013)