Sprinkles on King Cake Doughnuts
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King Cake Doughnuts

If you're wanting to celebrate Mardi Gras, check out these incredibly light and fluffy baked King Cake Doughnuts! Perfect for Mardi Gras celebrations!


For the Glaze:


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Spray your doughnut pan/s with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, sift the flour, cornstarch, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda. Whisk the dry ingredients together until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together your wet ingredients: milk, eggs, melted butter and vanilla extract.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl with the dry ingredients and mix with a spoon until well blended to make your batter.
  • Pour batter into your greased doughnut pan carefully with either a spoon or ladle or using an optional piping bag.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the top of the doughnuts spring back when touched.
  • Allow your doughnuts to cool completely on a wire rack before adding glaze.
  • While the donuts are cooling on the wire rack, prepare the glaze by combining powdered sugar and milk into a mixing bowl. Whisk until ingredients are combined and a glaze forms, ensuring there are no lumps of powdered sugar left so that the glaze covers the doughnuts smoothly.
  • Doing only a couple at a time, dip each doughnut into the glaze to cover the top half, then sprinkle the purple, green, and yellow sanding sugars over the glaze.
  • Allow the glaze to dry and the doughnuts to set before serving. Enjoy!