Frosted Cinnamon Bun Coffee Donuts

Frosted Cinnamon Bun Coffee Donuts

By: Greg - Peoria, AZ - 2016 Recipe Contest

"These easy to make donuts will be a fun and flavorful addition to your morning. The aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger will fill your kitchen with the promise of another great Door County morning. Now you can have your coffee and eat it too."

This is a Door County Coffee Fan recipe. It was not made in the kitchens of the Door County Coffee Cafe.


Featured ingredient: Frosted Cinnamon Buns Coffee 10 oz. Bag Ground

    • 2 cups flour
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 2 teaspoons Door County Frosted Cinnamon Buns Coffee, finely ground*
    • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
    • ½ teaspoon ginger
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
    • 1 cup whole milk
    • 2 tablespoons butter,melted
    • 1 tablespoons vanilla extract
    • ½ cup butter,melted
    • ½ cup granulated sugar
    • 2 teaspoons cinnamon


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Generously spray donut pans with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl combine dry ingredients (including ground coffee).
  3. In a small bowl combine eggs, milk, butter and vanilla.
  4. Add egg mixture to flour mixture and stir just until combined.
  5. Fill donut pans ¾ full and bake for 15-17 minutes. (Toothpick in center of donut should come out clean.) Cool 5 minutes. Invert pan onto baking sheet.(If donuts stick, loosen donuts gently by running a butter knife along outside of donuts or tapping on the bottom of donut pan.)
  6. Place sugar and cinnamon in a gallon size storage bag. Lightly brush donuts with butter and place them in bag two or three at a time. Shake gently until donuts are covered with sugar. Place donuts on serving plate and enjoy! Makes 12 regular size donuts or 18 mini donuts.