• 3 Ratings

It's a cinch to learn how to make donuts at home when you bake them in a donut pan (rather than frying them in hot oil). Top these cherry donuts with a dusting of powdered sugar for a simple, showy finish.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a standard-size (3 1/2-inch) doughnut pan* or twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with cooking spray.

  • In a bowl combine the next five ingredients (through baking soda). Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. In another bowl combine the next four ingredients (through almond extract). Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture; stir just until combined (do not overmix).

  • Spoon batter into a large resealable plastic bag. Using scissors, cut off a corner; squeeze batter into prepared pan, filling each cup about two-thirds full. Smooth tops.

  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until doughnuts are light golden brown and spring back when lightly pressed. Cool in pan on a wire rack 5 minutes. Turn doughnuts out of pan. If desired, place doughnuts on parchment or foil and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve warm.


If necessary, bake doughnuts in doughnut pan in two batches, washing pan and coating again with cooking spray before filling with the remaining batter.

Nutrition Facts

211 calories; 7 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 47 mg cholesterol; 374 mg sodium. 114 mg potassium; 33 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 18 g sugar; 5 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 421 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 7 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 92 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;


3 Ratings
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