Simple Baked Cake Donuts Recipe

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This cake donuts recipe is simple and quick to put together and they are delicious.

Donuts are one of my favorite treats. I was getting a little tired of Hostess and decided to get to work and make my own. The next time you are in the mood for donuts gives this one a try. (This recipe does require a donut pan).

Simple Baked Cake Donuts Recipe
Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: Larry
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Serves: 12

Simple Baked Cake Donuts Recipe

  • Author: Cullys Kitchen


  • 2 cups bread flour
  • A ¾ cup of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract


  1. Preheat oven to 325F and lightly spray a donut pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add the eggs, butter, vanilla, and milk; by hand or using an electric mixer beat until well combined.
  3. Fill each donut cup about ¾’s full. Bake for 8-10 minutes until donuts spring back when touched. Allow cooling for a few minutes before removing from pan.
  4. Simple glaze recipe
  5. Place confectioners’ sugar in a bowl. Mix in the hot water and almond extract until well combined. To make chocolate glaze melt ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips and add it to the glaze mixture – dip donuts in glaze.

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