White Chocolate and Cranberry Baked Donuts

Servings 12


For the donuts

  • Butter for greasing
  • 225 g Plain flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 175 g Caster sugar
  • 175 ml Milk Cow's or plant milk will both work
  • 2 Eggs large
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 50 g Dried cranberries
  • 50 g White Chocolate Chips

For the icing

  • 450 g Icing sugar
  • Pink food colouring
  • Sprinkles of your choice


  1. Pre-heat your oven to 160C Fan/180C/350F/Gas Mark 4 and grease two donut tins with the butter

  2. Place the plain flour, baking powder, salt and caster sugar in a bowl and stir together

  3. In a separate bowl mix together the milk, eggs, olive oil and vanilla extract

  4. Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture and whisk until combined and smooth

  5. Add the cranberries and white chocolate chips and fold in

  6. Grease the donut pan with butter

  7. Fill each hole with about 3 tbsp of batter and bake for 10-12 minutes. Gently prise the donuts out of the pan using a spoon and let them cool on a rack

  8. Make the icing by mixing the icing sugar with enough water to make a thick paste. Split the icing in half and dye one half pink with the food colouring

  9. Spread the icing on top of the donuts with a palette knife, then decorate as you like with your chosen sprinkles