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How to Make Christmas Donuts (with sprinkles!)

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Do you have a special Christmas treat that you make on the morning of December 25th? Or, do you need a simple treat to share at an office holiday party? These sprinkled Christmas donuts are easy to make and share, and they are certainly festive!

Christmas Donuts


These donuts are actually made with cake mix and include fun sprinkles! You can find this Wilton donut pan here on Amazon too.

Christmas Donuts


Besides a box of white cake mix, holiday sprinkles are a necessity! A large gallon freezer bag and kitchen scissors will make prep a breeze.

Christmas Donuts


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and prepare your donut pan with non-stick cooking spray. Combine the cake mix with water, oil, and egg according to package instructions. Don’t forget to add the sprinkles! This is when the freezer bag is important. Scoop the batter into the gallon freezer bag. Seal the bag and snip one corner with the kitchen scissors. Gently squeeze the batter into the donut wells, filling each about 3/4 full.

Christmas Donuts


Once they have cooled, heat the frosting in the microwave for about 10-15 seconds. You want it soft but not completely melted. Generously frost each donut and then decorate with sprinkles.

Christmas Donuts


You can make approximately 18-24 donuts with this recipe.

Christmas Donuts
Christmas Donuts

Christmas Donut Recipe

Yield: 9
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

A delicious Christmas breakfast idea!

Ingredients

  • 1 box of white cake mix, any brand
  • 1/2 C. green & red holiday sprinkles + extra for decorating the donuts
  • 1 C. water
  • 1/4 C. vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • large gallon freezer bag
  • kitchen scissors

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray the 6 count donut pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine the cake mix with the water, oil and egg.
  3. Fold the holiday sprinkles into the batter
  4. Scoop the batter into the gallon freezer bag. Seal the bag and snip 1 corner with the kitchen scissors.
  5. Gently squeeze the batter into the donut wells, filling each about 3/4 full (see photo).
  6. Bake 12-14 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool completely. Remove the donuts from the donut pan, and repeat the baking process with the rest of the donut batter.
  8. Once the donuts have cooled, heat the frosting in the microwave for about 10-15 seconds. You want it soft but not completely melted.
  9. Generously frost each donut and then decorate with sprinkles.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: Makes approximately 18-24 donuts.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 340Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 86mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 0gSugar: 23gProtein: 2g

The nutritional information here is an estimate. While I try to provide accurate information via Nutritionix, this information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that it will be completely accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any information sunnysweetdays.com should only be used as a general guideline.

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