Baked Lemon Cake Donuts with Lemon Glaze

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Apr. 28, 2014

Fluffy, moist and full of lemon flavor! These baked lemon cake donuts are like a little burst of spring sunshine!! You're going to love just how easy these donuts are to make. And since they are baked they are healthy (just kidding, but wouldn't it be nice if they were?!) If you like lemon cake then these lemon cake donuts are a must-make!


All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/4 Teaspoon
White granulated sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Zest of lemon 3 Large (2
Egg 1 , beaten
Butter 4 Tablespoon , softened
Sour cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Whole milk 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1/8 Teaspoon
Yellow food color 3 Drop (as needed) (Optional)
For lemon glaze
Confectioners sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Hot milk 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 Tablespoon


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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 281Calories from Fat 72

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 95 mg3.96%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 39 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet