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May 6, 2014

Red Velvet Donut Cakes

Red Velvet Donut Cakes ~ Make 35 of these, moist, feather light Red Velvet bites in under 20 minutes ! #RedVelvet #Donuts #CakeMixRecipe
By now you should know that I love quick and easy recipes. I am always looking for ways to make things easier when cooking. Yep, I do not see myself as a cook or baker, BUT I can tell you that I am a very avid reader - books, by the dozens a year, mostly scientific, thrillers and biographies. Also, anything I find online, from politics straight through to lifestyle blogs

Right, this is where these little Red Velvet Donut Cakes come into play. I cheated and used a box mixture !

I made these twice already, using only half a box of cake mix at a time, which was enough for 35 mini Red Velvet donut cakes in under 20 minutes.

35 Of these sweet treats are definitely more than enough for a large family. Yet, we had none leftover and we were only 4 devouring the first batch. {gulp!! ..really, we finished them all off}

In our defense, yes I have to say this, these little cakes are moist and light as a feather, which make them highly addictive - highly !  You have been warned ;-)


35 Mini Red Velvet Donut Cakes    {double ingredients to make 70}


1/2 Box Red Velvet Cake Mix   {I used Pillsbury}
1/2 cup Water
1/3 cup Unsweetened Applesauce
1 Egg

Readymade Cream Cheese Icing
Mini Pearls, optional


1.) Pre-heat your Mini Donut Maker machine - prepared as you would normally do {I give it a light coat of cooking oil spray}
2.) Place the Cake Mix, Water, Applesauce and Egg in a medium mixing bowl - mix on high for 1 minute.
3.) Scoop batter into the donut holes - close and bake {mine takes around 2 minutes per batch} - repeat until all batter has been used - cool on a cooling rack.
4.) Pipe Icing onto each mini donut and sprinkle with mini Pearls {optional}

The baked donuts cool very quickly and you only need to wait a couple of minutes until they are cool enough to be iced.

Red Velvet Donut Cakes ~ Make 35 of these, moist, feather light Red Velvet bites in under 20 minutes ! #RedVelvet #Donuts #CakeMixRecipe
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By Stephanie Lynn                       


  1. I have been on a donut kick lately! These sound wonderful, Linda! :) Scheduled to pin!


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