These baked donut holes are a healthier alternative to traditional fried donuts, but still just as delicious! Perfect for a morning treat or a sweet snack during the day, these donut holes are easy to make and even easier to enjoy. With a crispy exterior and a soft, fluffy interior, these little bites of goodness will quickly become a favorite in your household.

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes | Serves: 12 donut holes


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar (for coating)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon (for coating)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and grease a mini muffin tin.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. Add the milk, melted butter, and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  4. Spoon the batter into the mini muffin tin, filling each cup about 2/3 full.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the donut holes are lightly golden brown.
  6. While the donut holes are baking, mix together the sugar and cinnamon for the coating in a small bowl.
  7. Once the donut holes are done baking, let them cool slightly before rolling them in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 120 || Carbohydrates: 20g || Protein: 2g || Fat: 4g || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 10g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. Easy to make with simple ingredients
  2. Healthier alternative to fried donuts
  3. Perfect for breakfast or snacking
  4. Crispy exterior and soft interior texture
  5. Cinnamon sugar coating adds a delicious touch

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter, as it can lead to dense donut holes
  2. Make sure not to overbake the donut holes to prevent them from becoming dry
  3. Be careful when rolling the donut holes in the cinnamon sugar mixture to avoid breaking them
  4. Do not skip greasing the muffin tin to prevent the donut holes from sticking
  5. Watch the donut holes closely towards the end of baking to prevent burning

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