Cake Donuts

Cake Donuts



  • 2 cups Baking Free Gluten-Free all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cups buttermilk
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted and cooled)

Chocolate Glaze

  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup or simple syrup
  • 1-2 tablespoon hot water


Make you own buttermilk by squeezing 1 tablespoon lemon juice into a measuring cup.  Add milk or almond milk to measuring cup to make a scant cup.  Set aside for 5 minutes.  Measure for recipe.  Mixture will have thickened somewhat.


Step 1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Spray donut pan with cooking spray.
Step 2
In a large stand mixer bowl measure flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg and salt. On low mix these together.
Step 3
Still on low, add buttermilk, egg and melted butter. Increase speed one click and bead until completely combined.
Step 4
Fill each dount cup about 2/3 full. Bake 7-9 minutes or until the top springs back when touched.
Step 5
Let cool in pan for about 5 minutes before moving to cooling rack.
Step 6
Repeat with remainder of dough. Makes 12 donuts.
Step 7
Finish with a chocolate glaze or powdered sugar dusting. Donuts are best served fresh.
Chocolate Glaze
Step 8
In medium bowl. microwave chocolate chips, butter and corn syrup on 50% power for 1 minute. Stir frequently until completely melted. Stir in 1 teaspoon hot water until the glaze is thick and smooth Add another teaspoon of hot water if the glaze is too thick. Use immediately to glaze donuts. Plate donuts on cooling rack for glaze to set up.