Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

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Prepare to be amazed by these incredible cinnamon sugar donuts! They’re incredibly moist, bursting with cinnamon flavor, and coated in a delightful cinnamon-sugar mixture. You’re about to discover your new favorite recipe!

Why You’ll Fall in Love with These Donuts

  • Quick and Easy: These donuts are a breeze to make, taking less than 30 minutes from start to finish. Plus, they’re baked instead of fried, so no need to deal with hot oil and frying mess!
  • Extra Cinnamon Kick: With cinnamon infused into the batter and generously dusted with cinnamon sugar after baking, these donuts boast an irresistible cinnamon flavor that will leave you craving more.
  • Moist Perfection: Made with sour cream and buttermilk, these homemade donuts are incredibly rich and moist, ensuring a delightful crumb in every bite.

Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 18 donuts


#### For the Cinnamon Donuts

  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • ¾ cup granulated white sugar
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup buttermilk at room temperature
  • ¾ cup sour cream at room temperature

#### For the Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon


#### For the Cinnamon Donuts

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F and grease a donut pan with non-stick spray.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla extract, and mix until pale and fluffy.
  • Mix in the sour cream and buttermilk until combined.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until well combined.
  • Transfer the donut batter to a piping bag and pipe it into the prepared donut pan.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes until the edges are lightly golden.
  • Let the donuts cool in the pan for 2 minutes before transferring them to a cooling rack to cool completely.

#### For the Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • In a small bowl, combine the granulated sugar and ground cinnamon.
  • Once the donuts are cooled, brush each one with melted butter and roll them in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Now, they’re ready to be enjoyed!

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