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Cake Mix Donuts

Baked donuts made the quick and easy way with a pre-made boxed cake mix and topped with a sweet, sugary glaze and sprinkles!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 2 dozen
Cake Mix Donuts
4.3 from 411 votes

Ingredients

  • 1 (16.25 oz) box cake mix
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water

Glaze:

  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp milk

Topping:

  • rainbow sprinkles optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Spray donut pan with non-stick cooking spray, set aside.
  • Whisk together dry cake mix, egg, vegetable oil, and water until combined.
  • Pour batter into a large, gallon sized plastic bag and snip off small portion of one corner. Squeeze donut mix into prepared donut pan until cups are about 1/2 full.
  • Bake at 350° F for 12-14 minutes. Let donuts cool in pan for about 5-10 minutes then remove and let cool completely on wire rack.

For the Glaze:

  • In a medium sized bowl, whisk together butter, powdered sugar, and milk until just combined.
  • Dip the cooled donut about 1/2 way into the glaze then lift and turn sideways to let extra run off. Place back on wire cooling rack.
  • Repeat with remaining donuts.
  • Top with optional sprinkles and enjoy!
Recipe by Jennifer Meyering

https://www.jennifermeyering.com/cake-mix-donuts/