Welcome to our blog, fellow donut lovers! Today, we're diving into the world of baked donuts – a guilt-free alternative to their fried counterparts. If you're like me and can't resist a warm, fluffy treat, then you're in for a treat!
We've scoured the internet to bring you the best baked donut recipes out there. From classic flavors to unique twists, these recipes will have you reaching for seconds without any remorse. So grab your apron and let's get baking!
1. Baked Donut
The Baked Donut recipe offers a delicious and easy alternative to traditional fried donuts. These donuts have a soft and tender cake-like texture, and they are perfectly sweet. The recipe includes a simple vanilla glaze that adds a delightful finishing touch.
With the option to customize the donuts with mix-ins or different types of glaze, they are a fun and versatile treat for both kids and adults. Overall, the Baked Donut recipe is a tempting and nostalgic baking project that will satisfy any donut craving.
2. Baked Donuts
The Baked Donuts recipe is a quick and easy way to enjoy delicious donuts without the need for deep frying. These donuts are soft, tender, and taste just like cake. The recipe allows for customization with various flavors and glazes, making them perfect for any occasion.
With minimal ingredients and a simple mixing process, these donuts can be whipped up in just 15 minutes. A must-try for donut lovers looking for a healthier alternative.
3. Baked Buttermilk Donuts
These Baked Buttermilk Donuts are a simple and delicious treat that can be enjoyed any morning of the week. Light and airy, they make for a perfect breakfast or snack. The donuts are made with a combination of all-purpose flour, sugar, buttermilk, and other ingredients, and are baked in the oven until golden and fluffy.
Once baked, they are dipped in a cinnamon-sugar mixture for added flavor. Overall, these Baked Buttermilk Donuts are a delightful alternative to traditional fried donuts and are sure to satisfy any donut lover's cravings.
4. Chocolate Baked Donuts
These Chocolate Baked Donuts are a delightful treat for donut lovers. Made with high-quality cocoa powder and chocolate chips, they have a rich and cakey texture. The donuts are baked in the oven instead of fried, making them a healthier alternative.
Topped with a glossy chocolate glaze and sprinkles, they are a perfect balance of sweetness. These donuts are easy to make and a great option for those who enjoy a chocolatey indulgence without the guilt of frying.
5. Chocolate Cake Donuts
These chocolate cake donuts are a soft and moist treat that will satisfy any chocolate lover. Dipped in a rich chocolate ganache and topped with chocolate sprinkles, they are the perfect baked chocolate donut.
The recipe includes all-purpose flour, dark cocoa powder, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, eggs, buttermilk, vanilla, butter, and chocolate chips. The donuts are baked until fluffy and then glazed with a delicious chocolate ganache. Overall, these donuts are a must-try for chocolate enthusiasts.
6. Baked Cinnamon Sugar Donuts
These baked cinnamon sugar donuts are a delightful treat that is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. The donuts are light and fluffy, coated in a sweet cinnamon sugar mixture that adds a delicious flavor.
They are easy to make with simple ingredients and bake in just 10 minutes. The recipe does not require frying or oil, making it a healthier alternative to traditional donuts. Enjoy these donuts warm with a cold glass of milk or cup of coffee for a delightful indulgence.
7. Baked Glazed Donuts
The Baked Glazed Donuts recipe is a delightful treat for those craving a homemade donut experience. These donuts have a cake-like texture and are topped with a sweet vanilla glaze. The batter is easy to make, and the donuts bake to a golden, fluffy perfection.
The vanilla glaze is simple yet delicious, and you can customize it with spices or cocoa powder for added flavor. Overall, these Baked Glazed Donuts are a must-try for any donut lover looking for a homemade alternative.
8. Crumb Baked Donuts
Crumb Baked Donuts are moist and tender hand-held treats with a delicious crumb topping. These baked donuts are easy to make and have a delightful cinnamon almond crunch.
Top them off with a vanilla glaze for the perfect finishing touch. If you're a fan of cake donuts, you'll love these. Try them out and enjoy the goodness of homemade baked donuts without the need for frying.
9. Baked Vanilla Donuts
These Baked Vanilla Donuts are a delightful treat that rivals traditional fried donuts. The use of vanilla bean paste adds a rich and deep vanilla flavor, while melted butter instead of oil gives them a more flavorful result. The double glazing technique creates a thick and indulgent coating of glaze.
These donuts are soft, fluffy, and truly reminiscent of bakery-quality treats. They can be easily made at home with just a few basic ingredients and a donut pan. The recipe also includes freezing and storage instructions, making it convenient for future enjoyment. Overall, these Baked Vanilla Donuts are a guilt-free and delicious option for donut lovers.
10. Chocolate Baked Donut Easter Nests
The Chocolate Baked Donut Easter Nests are a delightful springtime dessert. These baked donuts are light, moist, and packed with chocolate flavor. They are dipped in melted chocolate, covered with crushed flake bar, and decorated with mini eggs.
The recipe is easy to follow and perfect for both adults and kids. The donuts are not too heavy, thanks to being baked instead of fried. Overall, these Easter nests are a chocolate lover's dream.
11. Biscoff Baked Donuts
Biscoff Baked Donuts are a delightful treat made with brown sugar and Biscoff spread, resulting in a caramelized flavor. These light and moist ring-shaped cakes are baked to perfection and topped with melted Biscoff spread, a white chocolate drizzle, and a Biscoff biscuit.
Perfect for family gatherings or parties, these donuts are a crowd-pleaser. Just be sure to add the biscuits right before serving to maintain their crunchiness. Overall, Biscoff Baked Donuts are a delicious and unique twist on traditional donuts.
12. Easy Baked Maple Donuts
The Easy Baked Maple Donuts recipe is a must-try for donut lovers. These cake donuts are baked to perfection and topped with a homemade buttery maple glaze. The recipe is easy to follow and the donuts turn out soft, creamy, and delicious.
Whether you use a donut pan or spoon the batter, the result is perfectly round donuts. The maple glaze adds a delightful sweetness with a hint of salt. Overall, this recipe is a winner for anyone craving a homemade donut experience.
13. Cinnamon Sugar Baked Donuts
Cinnamon Sugar Baked Donuts are a delightful treat made with a spiced cake batter and coated in a cinnamon sugar topping. They are easy to make and require no deep-frying. The donuts have a delicate crumb and a warm cinnamon flavor that pairs perfectly with a cup of Mulled Apple Cider or a Homemade Latte.
These donuts can be stored at room temperature or in the refrigerator for a few days, or frozen for up to three months. Overall, this recipe is a must-try for donut lovers looking for a healthier alternative to traditional fried donuts.
14. Chocolate & Peanut Butter Baked Donuts
The Chocolate & Peanut Butter Baked Donuts are a delightful combination of peanut butter-flavored baked donuts dipped in milk chocolate and drizzled with peanut butter. The recipe is easy to follow and the donuts turn out moist and flavorful.
The chocolate coating adds a rich and indulgent touch, while the peanut butter drizzle enhances the overall taste. These baked donuts are a must-try for chocolate and peanut butter lovers.
15. Homemade Baked Donuts
Homemade Baked Donuts are a delightful sweet treat that the whole family will love. These donuts are easy to make and are best served with chocolate icing and sprinkles. They have a light and fluffy texture, thanks to the use of baking powder.
The recipe calls for standard all-purpose flour, sugar, salt, egg, milk, butter, and vanilla extract. The donuts are baked in a preheated oven at 350 degrees and take around 15 minutes to cook. Overall, Homemade Baked Donuts are a simple and enjoyable alternative to traditional fried donuts.
16. Banana Bread Donuts
Banana Bread Donuts are a delightful twist on traditional banana bread, baked to perfection instead of fried. These donuts capture all the flavors of banana bread in a convenient handheld treat. The recipe is simple and requires basic pantry ingredients, making it easy to whip up a batch in no time.
The donuts are moist, tender, and subtly sweet, with a hint of cinnamon. A drizzle of powdered sugar glaze adds a touch of sweetness. These baked donuts are a healthier alternative to fried versions and are perfect for breakfast or a sweet snack.
17. Glazed Baked Donuts
Glazed Baked Donuts are a simple and delicious treat that can be made easily at home. This recipe eliminates the need for rolling, cutting, or frying the donuts, making it a convenient option. The donuts have a soft, cake-like texture and are not overly sweet. The addition of a vanilla glaze adds just the right amount of sweetness.
What sets these donuts apart is that they are baked, not fried, making them a healthier alternative. The recipe uses pantry staples, and the donuts can be customized with different toppings or glaze colors. Overall, Glazed Baked Donuts are a quick and easy way to satisfy your donut cravings without the hassle.
18. Baked Blueberry Donuts
These fluffy and flavourful baked blueberry donuts are a delightful treat. Topped with a simple lemon glaze with hints of fresh lemon zest, they make the perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee. The recipe is easy to follow, requiring just a few simple ingredients.
The addition of vanilla almond milk adds a touch of extra flavor, and tossing the blueberries in flour helps prevent them from sinking into the batter. These donuts are best enjoyed on the day they are made.
19. Baked Doughnut
The Baked Doughnut recipe is a delicious and healthier alternative to traditional fried donuts. These Homemade Yeast Doughnuts are light and airy, making them a perfect treat for special occasions or when you want to spend some time in the kitchen.
The recipe includes instructions for both cinnamon sugar and vanilla glazed options, allowing you to recreate the flavors of Krispy Kreme donuts at home. Overall, this recipe is definitely worth the effort for donut lovers looking for a baked option.
20. Air Fryer or Baked Donuts
The Air Fryer or Baked Donuts recipe offers a simple and healthier alternative to traditional fried donuts. Made with a 2-ingredient dough, these donuts can be cooked in an air fryer or baked in the oven. While they may not taste exactly like fried donuts, they are fluffy and when topped with glaze, they provide a satisfying treat.
The recipe includes options for a vanilla glaze, chocolate ganache glaze, or a butter and sugar coating. Overall, this recipe offers a convenient and delicious way to enjoy homemade donuts without the guilt.
21. Chocolate Baked Donut
The Chocolate Baked Donut recipe is a quick and easy option for satisfying your chocolate cravings. With just two ingredients – chocolate cake mix and applesauce – these donuts are soft, moist, and melt in your mouth.
The recipe also offers a handy tip for using ready-made frosting for added convenience. Overall, these chocolate donuts are a delicious treat that can be made in no time.
22. Baked Cinnamon Sugar Mini Donuts
The Baked Cinnamon Sugar Mini Donuts recipe is a simple and delicious option for those looking for a healthier alternative to fried donuts. The mini cake donuts are baked to perfection, resulting in a soft and fluffy texture.
Coated in a delightful cinnamon sugar mixture, these donuts are a sweet treat that can be enjoyed any time of the day. Whether using a mini donut pan or a mini donut maker, this recipe is quick and easy to make. Perfect for satisfying your donut cravings without the guilt.
23. Maple Bacon Donuts
Maple Bacon Donuts are a delicious combination of sweet and savory flavors. These easy homemade baked donuts are filled with bacon and maple syrup, and then coated with a sweet maple glaze and crunchy bacon bits.
The result is a delightful treat that tastes like a pancake and bacon breakfast in one bite. If you're a fan of the classic combination of maple and bacon, these donuts are a must-try.
24. Glazed Fluffy Chocolate Donuts
The Glazed Fluffy Chocolate Donuts are a must-try for any chocolate lover. These baked donuts are incredibly fluffy and chocolatey, with a delicious powdered sugar glaze that adds the perfect amount of sweetness.
The recipe is simple and easy to whip up, making it a great option for a quick and indulgent breakfast treat. Whether you have a donut pan or a mini muffin pan, these donuts are sure to satisfy your cravings.
25. Coffee Cake Donuts with Vanilla Glaze
Coffee Cake Donuts with Vanilla Glaze are a delightful treat for coffee lovers. These baked donuts are moist, buttery, and topped with a sweet vanilla glaze. They are quick and easy to make, taking only 10 minutes to bake.
The crumb topping adds a delicious texture, and the glaze adds the perfect amount of sweetness. These donuts are a perfect accompaniment to a cup of coffee and are ready in less than 30 minutes.
26. Oven Baked Donuts
Oven Baked Donuts is a simple and delicious recipe for homemade donuts without yeast. These donuts are easy to make and perfect for breakfast or a snack. The recipe includes basic ingredients like flour, baking powder, butter, sugar, eggs, and milk.
The donuts are baked in the oven until golden brown and then glazed with a vanilla glaze. They are fluffy, flavorful, and can be enjoyed warm or stored for later. Overall, Oven Baked Donuts is a fun and kid-friendly recipe that yields tasty results.