Indulge in these delicious baked donuts that are a healthier alternative to traditional fried donuts. They are easy to make and perfect for breakfast or a sweet treat. The best part is that they are baked, not fried, so you can enjoy them guilt-free!

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


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • For the glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a donut pan.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, egg, melted butter, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  5. Spoon the batter into the donut pan, filling each cavity about 2/3 full.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the donuts comes out clean.
  7. Let the donuts cool in the pan for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. For the glaze, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  9. Dip the tops of the cooled donuts into the glaze and let set before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 150 || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 2g || Fat: 4g || Sugar: 18g || Fiber: 1g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. Simple and easy to make.
  2. Healthier alternative to traditional fried donuts.
  3. Perfect for breakfast or a snack.
  4. Customizable with different glazes or toppings.
  5. Great for meal prepping and enjoying throughout the week.

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. Be careful when handling the hot donut pan to avoid burns.
  4. Don’t skip greasing the donut pan, or the donuts may stick.
  5. Allow the donuts to cool completely before glazing to prevent the glaze from melting off.

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