Sour Cream Coffee Cake Donuts
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An easy recipe for delicious coffee cake donuts, perfect for breakfast or brunch on the holidays!
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 1 dozen donuts
  • For the donuts:
  • ¾ cup ultra fine sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup low fat sour cream
  • For the streusel
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • For the glaze:
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Beat the sugar, butter, and vanilla on medium speed until fluffy. Add the egg, beating well.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Gradually add it to the sugar and butter mixer, along with the sour cream. Beat until blended.
  4. In another bowl, mix the streusel ingredients with a fork until blended.
  5. Add about a tablespoon of streusel into the bottom of a nonstick donut pan greased with cooking spreay. Add batter on top, filling the wells about ⅔ of the way full with the batter. Add an additional sprinkling of streusel on the top (an additional tablespoon).
  6. Bake for about 11 minutes, until the donuts spring back when lightly touched.
  7. Remove from the oven and allow the donuts to rest before removing them from the pan.
  8. Mix together the ingredients for the glaze, then use the tines of a fork to drizzle the glaze over the top of the donuts. If desired, you can dunk the donuts directly in the glaze to fully coat the tops.
  9. Serve, and enjoy!
Recipe by Helpful Homemade at