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Gingerbread Baked Donuts with Gingersnap Icing

Gingerbread Baked Donut Recipe

Soft Gingerbread Baked Donuts that are pefectly sweet with just the right spices!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baked donut recipe, baked donuts, baked doughnut recipe, best donut recipe, donut glaze recipe, donut recipe, doughnut recipe, easy donut recipe, how to make donuts, how to make doughnuts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 11
Calories 171kcal
Author Jenny
Cost 10


  • 3/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons molasses

Cinnamon Icing

  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup crushed gingersnap cookies


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray donut pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, salt, sugar, egg, and vanilla into a large mixing bowl. Pour in the buttermilk and molasses, stir to combine.
  • Scoop batter into prepared donut pan (in batches if necessary). Bake for 15-20 minutes, until baked through. Remove and let cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  • To prepare icing, whisk powdered sugar and heavy cream a medium bowl mixing until smooth. Add more cream as needed to thin icing. Dip cooled doughnuts in icing, sprinkle with crushed gingersnap cookies and serve.


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 213mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 129IU | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1mg