Indulge in the sweet and comforting flavors of these homemade Cinnamon Sugar Donuts. These fluffy and delicious donuts are perfect for breakfast or as a tasty treat any time of the day. Coated in a mixture of cinnamon and sugar, they are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings.

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
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup sugar for coating
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon for coating


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the milk, eggs, melted butter, and vanilla extract.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and fold until just combined.
  4. Heat oil in a deep fryer or heavy-bottomed pot to 350°F (175°C).
  5. Drop spoonfuls of the batter into the hot oil and fry until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  6. Combine the sugar and cinnamon for the coating in a shallow bowl.
  7. Roll the warm donuts in the cinnamon sugar mixture until coated.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 180 || Carbohydrates: 25g || Fat: 7g || Protein: 3g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. These donuts are easy to make and can be enjoyed fresh and warm at home.
  2. The combination of cinnamon and sugar creates a deliciously sweet coating.
  3. The nutmeg adds a warm and comforting flavor to the donuts.
  4. They are perfect for breakfast or as a special treat for family and friends.
  5. You can customize the toppings or fillings to suit your preferences.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overcrowding the frying pan or deep fryer, as this can lower the temperature of the oil and result in soggy donuts.
  2. Avoid overmixing the batter, as this can make the donuts tough instead of light and fluffy.
  3. Do not skip rolling the donuts in the cinnamon sugar mixture, as this adds flavor and sweetness to the donuts.
  4. Be careful when working with hot oil to prevent burns or accidents.
  5. Make sure to serve the donuts warm for the best taste and texture.

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