• Serves 8
  • 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 11 Ingredients


A quick and easy tasty family treat, fantastic for children’s parties or after school treats!!!!!

Ingredients (serves 8)

  • 1 and 1/2 cup Plain flour
  • 1/2 cup Caster sugar
  • 2 tspn Baking powder
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 5 tbspn Butter melted
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tspn Vanilla essence
  • Pinch Salt
  • 1 cup Icing sugar
  • Food colouring optional
  • Sprinkles and other toppings


  1. Set oven to 180 degrees to preheat or turn on donut maker to heat up
  2. Add flour, sugar, baking powder, milk, butter, egg, vanilla essence and pinch of salt into mixer and mix until combined and smooth and lump free
  3. Put mixture into a piping bag with a large nozzle and pipe into donut maker or greased mini donut pans
  4. Cook for 15 minutes or until golden in the oven or as per donut maker instructions
  5. Once baked, turn out donuts on a wire rack and wait until completely cool before icing
  6. Use colourful icing, lollies, sprinkles, and other decorations to make your donuts pretty!!! Optional: for a cinnamon sugar coating, use 1/4 cup of caster sugar to 1/2 tspn cinnamon and mix well. Melt a bowl of butter and dip mini donuts in before coating in the sugar!!!
  7. Note: milk and flour can be substituted for dairy free milk and gluten free flour to cater for allergies. Quantities do not need to be altered

  • Yes! Thankyou!! And they look relatively easy…thankyou – this weekend project


  • They look delicious and just like a bought one thanks so much l!!!


  • This would be a recipe that I would have to make a triple batch because I would eat the first 2 before I am done.


  • Simply divine


  • I’ve never tried making donuts before, these have convinced me to buy a donut maker. So yummy and I bet they’d be fun to experiment with toppings and flavours.


  • i would love to buy a donut maker now! these look really cool and kids would love it

    • My sister would love these, donuts are her favourite food.


  • They will certainly brighten the kitchen up. Look fantastic.


  • These look so cute!! Not sure how ill go with the piping but worth a try


  • Not sure how I’ll go but I am sure they will be popular here. Thanks


  • I promised the kids donuts this holidays and we have Mr Sprinkles so we will be definitely making these.


  • This looks amazing!! Yum will have to try it for sure!

    • Thank you so much! I’m sure you’ll love them! Time wise, and simplicity/delicious wise they are a winner for our family!


  • My daughter would just love these!


  • The picture looks amazing! A lovely sometimes treat especially in the school holidays.

    • Thank you so much! They are perfect school holiday snacks!!


  • Not my type of recipe, but thanks for sharing.


  • These look lovely, though without a doughnut tin, I won’t be making them.

    • I got my donut maker on sale and it is so much easier than using a tin!!


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