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Various flavors of baked mini donuts made from cake mixes
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Baked Mini Donuts from a Cake Mix

These delicious mini donuts are baked, not fried, and you can make them in any flavor starting with your favorite cake mix!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Donuts
Keyword: Donuts
Servings: 26 mini donuts



  • 1 Box Cake Mix abt 15.25 oz
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 cup Oil
  • 1 cup Water


  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1.5 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp Milk


  • Whisk the donut ingredients together in a large bowl until well combined.
  • Spray the wells of a donut maker with nonstick spray and let it heat up.
  • Fill the wells about halfway full of batter, then close the lid and bake donuts for 3 minutes. Remove to a plate to cool, and repeat with the remaining batter. Reapply nonstick spray if donuts begin to stick.
  • To make the glaze, melt butter in a small saucepan. Whisk in powdered sugar and 1-2 tablespoons milk until glaze is smooth and somewhat runny.
  • Dip donuts in glaze and place on cooling rack to cool completely.