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Three stacked donuts with lemon slices
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Lemon Baked Donuts

Easy, quick, flavorful and addicting these homemade Lemon Baked Donuts are full of fresh lemon flavor and glazed in a delicious tart lemon glaze.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 donuts
Calories: 241kcal


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 6 Tbs milk
  • 2 Tbs butter melted
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp vanilla


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 Tbs lemon juice
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • Yellow decorators sugar optional


  • Pre-heat oven to 400.
  • In bowl, add all dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Add eggs, sour cream, milk, butter, lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla and stir everything until just combined.
  • Spray your donut pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Spoon or pipe into your batter into wells of donut pan.
  • Cook for about 10 minutes or until donuts spring back when touched.
  • Remove from oven and let cool in pan a few minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.
  • Meanwhile mix together your glaze ingredients.
  • Once donuts are cool dip tops of each donut into glaze and sprinkle with yellow decorators sugar if desired.


Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 136mg | Potassium: 145mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 3.7mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1.2mg