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Red, White, & Blue Donuts

These Red, White, and Blue Donuts are the perfect Patriotic dessert for any Fourth of July cook out. These donuts are baked, so there is no need to get out the oil.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Donuts


For the Donuts

  • 1 ¾ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

For the Icing

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Red, White, and Blue Sprinkles


  • For the Doughnut
  • Preheat your oven to 350F and grease a standard donut pan with non-stick spray.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and baking powder and whisk to combine.
  • Add in the egg, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla and whisk to combine-- mix just until no large lumps of flour remain. You don’t want to overmix.
  • Divide the mixture between the wells of the donut pan, filling each one about ¾ of the way full.
  • Bake the donuts in a preheated oven for 15-18 minutes, or until they are golden brown around the edges and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Transfer the doughnuts to a wire rack to cool before icing.
  • For the Icing
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract.
  • Once the donuts have cooled, dip them in the icing and then top with sprinkles. Enjoy immediately or store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to three days.


To make funfetti donuts, fold in ⅓ cup of sprinkles to the batter before adding them to the donut pans.
Keyword Baked Donut Recipes, Donuts, Easy Desserts, Patriotic Donuts, Red, White, and Blue Donuts