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Cinnamon sugar cake donuts

February 22, 2016

When I first started this blog, Monday’s were always my donut baking days, or so it just worked out that way.. so I thought why not make some donuts this sunny Monday morning 🙂 I love anything cinnamon sugar, and you don’t need a lot to get that sweetness you crave, these cinnamon cake donuts are scrumptious, and only 3 smart points each.. Now that’s a good donut baking day in my books!!


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Cinnamon sugar cake donuts
Recipe type: Baking
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Serves: 6
3sp or 2pp each
  • ½ cup + 1Tbsp flour
  • 3 Tbsp white cake mix
  • ½ Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp liquid egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ⅓ cup skim milk
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnmaon
  • For topping
  • 1 tsp reduced calorie margarine, melted
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 350F and spray a 6 hole donut pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl mix your flour, cake mix, brown sugar and baking powder. Add in your egg whites, vanilla and milk, mix well.
  3. Use half your batter and divide over your 6 hole donut pan. In a small zip lock bag mix your 1 tsp sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon, cut off tip of bag and swirl sugar mix over your 6 donuts. Top with remaining batter.
  4. Bake in oven for 14 minutes.
  5. Melt your margarine and using a pastry brush, brush onto your donuts. Place your 1 Tbsp sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon mix on a flat plate and dip donuts in mix.
  6. *Please note, I only counted points for ½Tbsp sugar for topping as you will have left over, I only used ½ the mix, also if you don't keep cake mix in the house you can increase the flour, but the cake mix does add a nice sweetness, I always have a box in the pantry and if you seal it it will keep well for other baked up goodies.
  7. Makes 6 donuts at 3 smart points each (2pp) keep in sealed container. Will freeze well.
  8. Nutritional info per donut .. Calories 95...Fat 1g...Saturated fat 0.1g...Carbs 18.4g... Fiber 0.8g...Sugars 6.7g... Protein 2.9g







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  • Reply Kimberly February 24, 2016 at 1:17 am

    I just want you to know how very much I LOVE your recipes. I thought smart points were going to make me die but you have made it bearable!!! I enjoy every new post ….keep them coming!!!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle February 24, 2016 at 11:20 pm

      Thank you Kimberly! I won’t lie, smart points can be tough, but I am learning to make it work 🙂

  • Reply Melyssa January 16, 2017 at 2:00 am

    I too have been struggling to get used to the smart points…I really enjoy the sweet treats, and I find it much harder to make them fit into the smart points plan than in the old system of points plus. Thank you for sharing your recipes, I am always looking for new things to try. I still have about many lbs to lose, but I know that so long as I don’t feel deprived, I can do this! I have lost a lot already using awesome recipes I have found online! Thank you again for sharing!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 18, 2017 at 9:57 pm

      Hi Melyssa, yeah it definitely is not as flexible as PP was but I’m learning to embrace it and if there is a day I really need an indulgence I just go with it 😉 Good luck on your journey, hope you find some recipes here you like

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