Blueberry Cake Donuts: The Ultimate Homemade Perfection

These Blueberry Cake Donuts are a testament to dedication and the pursuit of the perfect homemade treat. After numerous trials, this recipe has been refined to achieve the perfect balance of sweetness and texture. Each bite offers a soft, cakey texture with a delightful blueberry glaze that beautifully complements the donut. These donuts are not just a treat; they’re a celebration of persistence and flavor.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Perfectly Balanced Flavor: The natural sweetness of blueberries in the glaze pairs excellently with the subtle sweetness of the cake donut.
  • Soft and Moist Texture: These donuts have a tender, cake-like texture that makes them irresistibly enjoyable with each bite.
  • A Rewarding Baking Project: The satisfaction of creating these perfect donuts from scratch is a reward in itself, enhanced by the rave reviews they are sure to receive.

Perfect Occasion: Blueberry Cake Donuts are ideal for brunch gatherings, weekend breakfasts, or as a special treat during family get-togethers. They are also perfect for celebrating milestones and achievements, or simply when you wish to indulge in a perfectly crafted homemade sweet.

Decoration Tips:

  • Enhanced Glaze Options: Consider adding a hint of lemon zest to the blueberry glaze for an extra zing.
  • Edible Decorations: Sprinkle some fresh blueberries or edible flowers atop the glaze for a more visually appealing presentation.
  • Serving Style: Serve these donuts on a vintage cake stand or a colorful platter to make them even more inviting.


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups milk (any choice)
  • Juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 4 tbsp softened butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup blueberries (for the glaze)
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and sugar.
  3. In another bowl, whisk the milk with lemon juice. Add butter, vanilla, and egg, and mix well.
  4. Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, stirring until the batter is smooth.
  5. Scoop the batter evenly into donut pans to make 12 donuts.
  6. Bake for 17-22 minutes, or until golden and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. For the glaze, microwave the blueberries for 1 minute, then strain to obtain the juice. Mix the blueberry juice with powdered sugar to create the glaze.
  8. Once the donuts are cooled, dip each into the blueberry glaze.

Enjoy! Savor the fruits of your labor with these exquisitely delicious Blueberry Cake Donuts, perfect for making any day a little sweeter and more special. Happy baking!

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