These cinnamon donuts are a perfect treat for any time of the day. They are soft, fluffy, and coated with a sweet cinnamon sugar mixture that will leave you craving for more. Whether you enjoy them with a cup of coffee in the morning or as a dessert after dinner, these donuts are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes | Serves: 12


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • For the cinnamon sugar coating:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease a donut pan.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the milk, melted butter, egg, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  5. Spoon the batter into the donut pan and bake for 10-12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  6. While the donuts are baking, mix the sugar and cinnamon for the coating in a shallow dish.
  7. Once the donuts are done, let them cool slightly before dipping them in the melted butter and then coating them in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 220 || Carbohydrates: 35g || Fat: 8g || Protein: 3g || Sugar: 18g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of cinnamon and sugar creates a perfect balance of sweetness and spice.
  2. These donuts are easy to make and can be ready in under 30 minutes.
  3. They are great for breakfast, snack, or dessert.
  4. The texture of the donuts is soft and fluffy.
  5. The cinnamon sugar coating adds an extra layer of flavor and crunch.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter to prevent tough donuts.
  2. Make sure not to overbake the donuts to keep them moist.
  3. Be careful not to overcrowd the donut pan, as this can cause uneven baking.
  4. Do not skip dipping the donuts in melted butter before coating them in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  5. Avoid using too much flour when rolling out the dough as it can make the donuts tough.

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