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    Birthday Cake Doughnut

    50 mins to make • Makes 12 doughnuts


    2 Eggs, large

    Baking & Spices

    2 3/4 cups All-purpose flour
    1 tbsp Baking powder
    1/2 cup Cocoa powder
    3/4 cup Granulated sugar
    1 Kosher salt
    2 Pinch Kosher salt
    3 tbsp Multi-colored confetti sprinkles
    7 cups Powdered sugar
    1 Tablepoon pure vanilla extract
    3 tsp Vanilla, pure

    Oils & Vinegars

    1 Cooking spray, Nonstick
    1 Vegetable oil


    1/2 cup Malted milk, powder


    11 tbsp Butter, unsalted
    1 cup Milk


    Birthday candles, optional
    • Heather Stephenson

      Birthday Cake Doughnut Recipe by Food Network Kitchens

    • cynthia afeich

      A Birthday Twist : Multicolored confetti sprinkles lend these festive, cakey doughnuts an essential burst of color. Gather your ingredients and start preparing this dessert mash-up that just might replace traditional cake at future birthday celebrations. via Food Network

    • Kelley McClean

      birthday cake donuts

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