Baby Doughnuts

Team Shambles

There is about a week in between our pastry courses, and we really don’t get to bake together all that frequently, so we planned to tackle a couple other baking projects. Roopa recently got a mini-doughnut pan so this was the perfect opportunity to try it out! 

There are several doughnut recipes on Sprinkle Bakes, one of our favourite baking blogs. We picked one specifically for mini-doughnuts.


They are so cute!!!!!!



  • 1 cup cake flour, sifted
  • 3/8 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 90 mL buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 15 g unsalted butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 425F, and grease a mini doughnut pan with shortening.
  2. Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add buttermilk, vanilla, egg, and butter, and mix until just combined. 
  4. Using a piping bag, fill each cavity ½ – 2/3 full. 
  5. Bake for ~5 minutes until the tops spring back. 



  • ½ cup icing sugar
  • ½ tbsp. cream or milk
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 drop gel food colouring


  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl until well combined.
  2. Add icing sugar/milk to get the desired consistency. 
  3. When doughnuts are cool, dip the bottoms in the glaze and cover in sprinkles. 

Roopa sometimes makes poor choices with respect to colour…

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