Donut Recipe

Basic Donut Recipe

These delicious cake donuts are a breeze to whip together in the morning, and are much healthier than the fried version! You can easily customize these with different flavors of glaze, or even just a shake of cinnamon and sugar. Thanks to our USA Pan non stick coating, there is no added grease or cooking spray needed for this recipe!!

Prep time: 10-15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20-25 minutes
Serving Size: 6 donuts

Featured Bakeware:

USA Pan Donut Pan


1 cup all purpose flour
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 egg
1/3 cup + 1 1/2 Tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
vanilla glaze
chocolate glaze
cinnamon sugar
Vanilla Glaze Topping
1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
1 Tablespoon light corn syrup
1 Tablespoon melted butter
1-2 Tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
2 Tablespoons butter
1 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, butter, and vanilla extract. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Spoon or pipe (you can use a ziplock back with the end snipped off for easy filling of the donut pan) the batter evenly into your USA Pan donut pan. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and cool in pan. Once cool, remove from donut pan. You can use the vanilla or chocolate glaze to top these, or shake them in cinnamon/sugar. ENJOY!!

Vanilla Glaze Directions:
Mix together glaze ingredients in a bowl and add extra liquid/sugar to adjust consistency as needed. Tint with food coloring, if desired.
Chocolate Glaze Topping:
Melt ingredients together over low heat or in microwave. Stir often. Add extra corn syrup, if needed, to achieve a shiny glaze.

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