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Baked Cinnamon & Sugar Pumpkin Donuts
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
45 mins

Baked Cinnamon & Sugar Pumpkin Donuts - An easy recipe for baked pumpkin donuts coated in cinnamon-sugar. Best fall treat, of course, next to PSL.

Course: Dessert
Servings: 18 donuts
Calories: 338 kcal
Author: Sandra
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 14 ounce can pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 2 donut pans using cooking spray. Recipe makes 18 donuts.
  2. In a large bowl combine all of your dry ingredient flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, salt, and baking powder, stir together and set aside.

  3. In a small bowl or 4 cup measuring glass combine milk, pumpkin puree, brown sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla extract, mix until well combined.

  4. Mix together the wet with the dry ingredients until thoroughly combined.

  5. If you don’t have a piping bag, cut the corner of a Ziplock bag, add batter and pipe the dough evenly into the prepared pans.
  6. Bake for 12 minutes, remove from oven and cool for 2 minutes before you turn them over on to a cooling rack. Let the donuts cool on rack.
  7. Once donuts have completely cooled, melt butter in a small mixing bowl. Then in large mixing bowl combine sugar and cinnamon, stir together.
  8. Dip the entire donut in the melted butter, make sure both sides get dunked. Then gently shake off the excess butter, and place in sugar and toss or cover until completely coated, place back on cooling rack. Repeat with the rest of the donuts, until all donuts are covered.
  9. Store on cooling rack until ready to eat, I like to let them sit for a bit I think they taste better this way, but my kids would disagree. I liked them 2-3 hours later, I felt the flavors stood out more and oh my they are oh, so good!
Recipe Notes

Recipe Adapted from Damn Delicious

Nutrition Facts
Baked Cinnamon & Sugar Pumpkin Donuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 338 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 148mg 6%
Potassium 211mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 28g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 72.9%
Vitamin C 1.2%
Calcium 9.8%
Iron 10.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.