Baked Donuts

Baked Donuts

These cake-like donuts can be ready to devour in under 30 minutes. Vanilla and Chocolate Glazes are nice - but these are good with a simple cinnamon sugar dusting too!



30 minutes




12 servings



  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Rodelle Vanilla Extract
  • 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk

Glazes and toppings

Chocolate Glaze

Cinnamon Sugar

Vanilla Glaze


For the Donuts

  • Preheat oven to 450 °F
  • Lightly grease 2 donut pans
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the butter, vegetable oil, and sugars until smooth.
  • Beat in eggs.
  • Add in the baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, salt, and vanilla on low speed until combined.
  • On low speed, add in the flour and milk alternately, starting and ending with the flour, making sure ingredients are well combined.
  • Spoon the batter into the greased pans, filling to just 1/4-inch shy of the rim.
  • Bake donuts for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cool in pan for about 5 minutes before turning them out to cool on a wire rack.


  • For the chocolate and vanilla glazes, melt the butter, whisk in the other ingredients add the milk at the end to desired consistency.
  • Drizzle over the donuts, or dip the donut into the glaze.

For the cinnamon sugar:

  • Combine the cinnamon and sugar in a plastic bag and shake the still warm donuts until coated.
  • If needed, brush the donut lightly with a little warm water to help cinnamon sugar adhere.

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