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Baked Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

Baked Cinnamon Sugar Donuts are a healthier donut that you're going to love! They bake up in no time and are absolutely delicious!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Baking & Sweets, Donuts
Cuisine American
Servings 12 donuts
Calories 181 kcal


  • donut pan


For the Donuts

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup canola oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

For the Coating

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a donut pan with nonstick.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a medium bowl whisk together the eggs, buttermilk, canola oil and vanilla. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir until combined.
  • Scoop batter into the prepare donut pan, filling each cavity ¾ of the way full.
  • Bake for 12 minutes, then remove from the oven and let donuts sit in the pan for 2-3 minutes.
  • Combine cinnamon and sugar together in a bowl. Remove donuts from the pan and toss in the cinnamon sugar until coated.
  • Donuts are best enjoyed same day but will keep in a sealed container for 2-3 days.


If you don't have buttermilk on hand, use 1 cup of milk and 1 tablespoon of vinegar. Let sit 5 minutes before adding to the recipe. 
No donut pan? Use a mini muffin pan and make donut holes instead. 


Serving: 1donutCalories: 181kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 155mgPotassium: 36mgFiber: 1gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 62IUCalcium: 44mgIron: 1mg

Recipes on Cookaholic Wife are for information purposes only. Nutritional Data provided has not been evaluated by a nutritionist.

Keyword 30 inutes or less, baked donuts, cinnamon sugar
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