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Strawberry Donuts

Simple, easy small batch donut recipe. These donuts are moist vanilla cake donuts with delicious strawberry icing.
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Breakfast, cake donuts, donuts, icing, Strawberries
Servings: 8
Author: Alyssa & Marissa


  • 1 Cup Pastry Flour
  • 1/3 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • Pinch of Nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp Butter, melted
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/3 Cup+ 1½ Tsp Milk
  • Tsp Vanilla Extract

Strawberry Icing

  • 6 or 7 Strawberries, hulled
  • 1-2 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1/8 Tsp Vanilla Extract


Vanilla Cake Donuts

  • Preheat the oven to 350° (F). Spray the donut pan with non-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  • In a medium-size bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Set aside
  • In a separate bowl whisk together the egg, milk, and vanilla extract until well combined. Slowly whisk in the melted butter.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Stir until just combined. Be sure not to over mix!
  • Pipe donut batter into the prepared donut pan 3/4 of the way up.
  • Bake for 15- 18 minutes. Allow the donuts to cool for 10 minutes before moving them onto a cooling rack.

Strawberry Icing

  • Puree the strawberries with the vanilla extract. Pour into a medium-size bowl.
  • Stir in 1 cup of powdered sugar. Add more a little at a time until you reach your desired consistency.
  • Dip the top of the donut into the frosting one at a time. Serve immediately.