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Baked Gingerbread Donuts with Lemon Yogurt Glaze
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
14 mins
Total Time
39 mins

Bake up these gingerbread donuts for a special breakfast treat! The tangy lemon yogurt glaze is a great compliment to all the ginger and warm spice, and the whole wheat adds a subtle nuttiness.

Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked gingerbread donuts, baked gingerbread donuts with lemon yogurt glaze, gingerbread donuts, gingerbread donuts with lemon glaze
Servings: 6
Calories: 309 kcal
For the Lemon Yogurt Glaze
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons greek yogurt (I used fat free)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest (zest of half a lemon)
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
For the Baked Gingerbread Donuts
To Make the Lemon Yogurt Glaze
  1. Whisk all the glaze ingredients together until well incorporated.
To Make the Baked Gingerbread Donuts
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Lightly grease a donut pan.

  3. Combine the first 8 ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl.
  4. Combine the remaining ingredients in a smaller bowl.
  5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry, and mix just until barely combined. (Do not overmix or the donuts could come out tough. The batter should be lumpy.)

  6. Pipe or spoon the batter equally into the 6 wells of the donut pan.
  7. Bake for 14 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  8. Cool the donuts completely and top with Lemon Yogurt Glaze.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Gingerbread Donuts with Lemon Yogurt Glaze
Amount Per Serving
Calories 309 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 227mg10%
Potassium 230mg7%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 73IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 61mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.