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How To Make Cake Mix Donuts

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Cake mix donuts are so easy to make, that with your supervision even the kids can help with them. These easy baked donuts from cake mix are surprisingly delicious and only take 3 ingredients to make.

For instance, in my family, we really enjoy a good donut. So these were right up our alley. That is to say, these baked cake donuts were just what I needed to curb my cravings. In short, you can grab any of your favorite boxed cake mixes and whip up a batch.

frosted cake mix donuts on a plate with sprinkles

What Can I Top My Cake Mix Donuts With?

These delicious mini donuts can be topped with a few things. The possbilities are pretty endless.

  • chocolate glaze
  • powdered sugar
  • glaze
  • chocolate sprinkles

However, that’s just to name a few. You can top with any of your favorite things. Even this Homemade Apple Jam would be an amazing addition to these Easy Cake Mix Donuts.

cake mix donuts made from yellow cake mix on a white plate, on a white table with sprinkles on the table

What Can I Do With A Box Of Cake Mix?

Believe it or not, there are tons of things you can make with a single box of cake mix and a few other ingredients. However, a couple of my favorite baked cake mix recipes are Crinkle Cookies and Rootbeer Cupcakes.

But you should do some experimenting. And as a result, I bet you can come up with some grate recipes of your own.

top view of baked donuts from cake mix frosted on 3 white plates with sprinkles

How To Make Donuts With Cake Mix?

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the ingredients.
  • Spray the mold with cooking spray.
  • Fill the donut mold using a piping bag, or Ziploc bag with the tip cut off. You can the mold here.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Until cooked through.
  • Place the pan on a wire rack and allow them to cool in the pan.
pin image of donuts made from cake mix with a text overlay

If you are looking for more easy recipes then you could check these out.

chocolate sprinkle covered cake mix donuts on a white plate
Yield: 12 Donuts

How To Make Cake Mix Donuts

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Grab your favorite cake mix for this easy cake mix donut recipe. These baked donuts from cake mix are super easy to make and taste delicious plain or topped with your favorite toppings.


  • 1 box cake mix
  • 1/2 c vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees. And gather all of your ingredients cake mix doughnut 2
  2. In a large bowl add cake mix. cake mix doughnut 3
  3. Then add the oil and eggs. cake mix doughnut 4
  4. Now mix well. cake mix doughnut 6
  5. Fill a piping bag or ziploc bag with the cake mixture. Cut off the tip. cake mix doughnut 7
  6. Spray doughnut pan with cooking spray. Then squeeze the filling into the donut pan, filling only about 2/3 full. cake mix doughnut 8
  7. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Until cooked through.
  8. Allow the pan to cool completly on top of a wire rack before removing.
  9. Top and Serve.


You can add a tsp of vinilla extract for more flavof.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 255Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 31mgSodium 330mgCarbohydrates 36gFiber 1gSugar 19gProtein 3g

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Monday 28th of February 2022

Can I use 1/2 package of cake mix to make 6 donuts...I only have 1 donut pan.

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