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Patriotic Donuts

Red white and blue adorn this wonderful sour cream cake donut. Perfect for all of your summer parties.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time9 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: patriotic donut recipe, patriotic donuts, sour cream donut recipe
Servings: 9 donuts
Calories: 462kcal
Author: Jill



  • 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



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


  • Combine all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and mix until smooth
  • Pour glaze over doughnuts and let dry for an hour before decorating
  • Once dry, using the blue cookie icing, pipe a line on the top left corner of the doughnut and fill it in
  • Pipe 5-7 lines using the red icing onto the doughnuts
  • Using the white icing, pipe on 10-12 dots on the blue part for the stars in the flag
  • Let dry for another hour to two hours before enjoying.


Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 267mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 335IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 2mg