Donut Cupcakes


Mini Donut Cupcakes are adorable little goodies! Perfect for kids parties, classrooms treats or a gift to that special teacher or person.
Make these cute donut cupcakes.

Ingredients for Donut Cupcakes

  • Cake Mix boxed or homemade recipe (most require 1-2 eggs and oil)

Cupcake Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 6-7 TBS Whipping Cream
  • Food Coloring


  • Mix the cake mix as directed.
  • Spray the donut tin with Pam or cooking spray for best results
  • Fill each cavity to about 3/4th's full.
  • Bake as directed for mini cupcakes
  • Test with toothpick for doneness and let cool completely before icing.
Donut cupcakes are cute and are baked in a mini donut pan.
  • For the icing: Add powdered sugar, cream and food coloring in a small bowl. Whisk together until smooth. If necessary, add more cream to reach desired consistency. If you have a large number of mini donuts, you may need to double the icing recipe. For multiple colors, use one recipe per bowl.
  • Dip each donut cake and add sprinkles before the icing dries.
add the icing and sprinkles to each donut cupcake.


This is the type of pan needed to make these mini donuts. There are several brands to select from.

Party Favors

  • To package, clear cello bags let it show the cute colors and sprinkles. Add a printed label to each and send as party favors.
    Package these donut cupcakes as party favors.