These doughnuts are light and fluffy and delicious. They are seriously the best homemade doughnuts I have ever had! The rich buttermilk and flavorful vanilla paste make these doughnuts somewhat magical…and that’s even before you add the marbled icing. Doughnuts Recipe

Marbled Doughnuts

Quick and easy buttermilk doughnuts with marbled icing
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Doughnuts, Marbled Doughnuts
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 200kcal


  • 2 eggs Refrigerated
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cup cake flour
  • 1 cup teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cup butter melted
  • 2/3 CUP sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla paste (or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a Doughnut Pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flours, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, mix butter and sugar.
  • Add eggs and vanilla pasta.
  • On a low speed, add dry ingredients. Mix until combined.
  • Place batter into a large piping bag.
  • Pipe batter so that each doughnut mold is 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Place doughnuts on wire rack to cool.

for the icing

  • Put powdered sugar in a bowl.
  • Whisk in milk and vanilla.

for the decoration:

  • Once doughnuts are cool take them out of the pan and place on a wire rack.
  • Place about 3 tablespoons of icing into a small bowl.
  • Use toothpicks to place small splotches of food coloring all over the surface of the icing.
  • Pour icing all over the doughnuts.
  • Repeat for all the doughnuts

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