Yummy Baked Mini Donuts

Try these yummy baked mini donuts tossed in cinnamon sugar or topped with a sweet chocolate glaze for the ultimate classic baked cake donuts.

Tray of baked mini donuts, some covered in cinnamon sugar and others with a chocolate glaze

Baked Mini Donuts

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 18 donuts



  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg or more to taste
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 tbsp softened butter
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg


  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 2 mini donut pans with spray.
  • Whisk flour, baking powder, nutmeg, and salt together in a bowl.
    2/3 cup all-purpose flour, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg or more to taste, 1/8 tsp salt
  • Stir milk and vanilla extract together in a separate bowl.
    1/4 cup milk, 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Beat butter and 1/3 cup white sugar together in a third bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy; beat in egg.
    5 tbsp softened butter, 1/3 cup white sugar, 1 egg
  • Alternate adding flour mixture and milk mixture into butter mixture about 1/3 at a time and mix with wooden spoon until batter is smooth.
  • Spoon batter into a piping bag and pipe into a mini donut pan about 2/3-full.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 8-10 minutes.
  • Mix sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl; add warm doughnuts and gently toss with hands until coated.
    1/3 cup white sugar, 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Baked, Treats

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