Indulge in the sweet and comforting flavors of homemade Cinnamon Sugar Donuts. These fluffy and delicious treats are perfect for breakfast or as a midday snack. Coated in a generous sprinkle of cinnamon sugar, these donuts are sure to satisfy your cravings.

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


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • For Coating: 1/2 cup granulated sugar + 1 tbsp ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat your 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 nutmeg.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the milk, eggs, melted butter, 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 together the granulated sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  7. Once the donuts are done, let them cool slightly before dipping them in the cinnamon sugar mixture to coat.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 180 || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 3g || Fat: 5g || Fiber: 1g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. These Cinnamon Sugar Donuts are easy to make and require simple ingredients.
  2. The donuts are baked, not fried, making them a healthier choice.
  3. The combination of cinnamon and sugar coating adds a delicious flavor to the donuts.
  4. They are perfect for breakfast or as a sweet treat any time of the day.
  5. The texture of the donuts is soft and fluffy, making them irresistible.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter, as it can result in tough donuts.
  2. Make sure not to overbake the donuts, as they can become dry.
  3. Do not skip coating the donuts in the cinnamon sugar mixture, as it adds flavor and sweetness.
  4. Be careful when removing the donuts from the pan, as they can be delicate.
  5. Avoid overcrowding the donut pan, as the donuts need space to rise properly.

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