Old Fashioned Cinnamon Sugar Baked Cake Donuts Recipe

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These Old Fashioned Cinnamon Sugar Baked Cake Donuts are baked, not fried, and they’re much lower in sugar and fat than a traditional cake donut, making them the perfect no-guilt treat! They’re easy to make and they taste just like traditional, old fashioned cinnamon sugar donuts!

These donuts are great to serve to a crowd, at a breakfast meeting, or just to have as a snack if you’re craving something sweet. And you’d never know they weren’t fried in oil. They’re so delicious and they even have the quintessential white ring around the outside that gives them an authentic old fashioned look!

Servings 24 medium donuts


2 cups all purpose flour

3/4 cup white sugar

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

1 tsp sea salt

3/4 cup low fat buttermilk

2 eggs

2 tbsp canola oil

canola oil baking spray to grease donut pan

donut baking pan

large piping bag fitted with a large round tip

For Dipping

1/2 cup sugar

2 tsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit and grease a donut pan with some oil spray.
  2. Add the flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon and sea salt to a large bowl and whisk them together until they’re combined.
  3. In a separate bowl or a large liquid measuring cup combine the buttermilk, eggs, and oil, whisking them together with a fork.
  4. Visit Old Fashioned Cinnamon Sugar Baked Cake Donuts @ thebusybaker.ca for full instructions.

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