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Patriotic Donuts

Patriotic Donuts

Red white and blue adorn this wonderful sour cream cake donut. Perfect for all of your summer parties.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword patriotic donut recipe, patriotic donuts, sour cream donut recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Servings 9 donuts
Calories 462 kcal



  • 2 2/3 C Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 1/2 C whole milk
  • 1/4 C melted unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1/2 C sour cream
  • 2 large egg
  • 1/4 C canola oil
  • light blue white, and red cookie icing

Vanilla Glaze:

  • 1/2 C milk
  • 2 C powder sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract



  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Use a baking spray to prep your doughnut pan.
  3. Set the pan to the side.
  4. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
  5. Whisk together the whole milk, sour cream , and eggs into a separate bowl.
  6. Whisk in the melted butter, vegetable oil, and vanilla
  7. Gradually whisk in the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir just until combined
  8. Spoon the batter into the doughnut pan.
  9. Bake at 400 degrees for 9 minutes.
  10. Allow doughnuts to cool a few minutes in the pan.
  11. Transfer the donuts to a wire rack to completely cool.


  1. Combine all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and mix until smooth
  2. Pour glaze over doughnuts and let dry for an hour before decorating
  3. Once dry, using the blue cookie icing, pipe a line on the top left corner of the doughnut and fill it in
  4. Pipe 5-7 lines using the red icing onto the doughnuts
  5. Using the white icing, pipe on 10-12 dots on the blue part for the stars in the flag
  6. Let dry for another hour to two hours before enjoying.
Nutrition Facts
Patriotic Donuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 462 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 59mg20%
Sodium 267mg12%
Potassium 191mg5%
Carbohydrates 74g25%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 44g49%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 335IU7%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 96mg10%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.