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Baked Coffee Cake Donuts

easy baked cake donuts with yummy coffee flavor and whiskey icing!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract is fine
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup STRONG room temperature coffee
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil or sub canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons instant coffee grounds optional-for stronger coffee flavor


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • In small bowl, mix dry ingredients together. Set aside.
  • Whisk honey and oil together.
  • Add eggs, vanilla, and coffee. Whisk again.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients whisking just until combine.
  • Fill greased donut pan about 3/4 full in each.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes or until edges are dry. Cool for about 2 minutes and remove from pan.