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Red Velvet Donuts

Red Velvet Donuts

Recipe shared by:Duncan Hines

Make these Red Velvet Donuts all year round.

  • Hands-on Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40 Minutes
  • Servings: 20-24 donuts
  • Difficulty: EXPERT


Baking Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350º F.
  • Pour 1/2 cup melted butter in a large mixing bowl. Stir in 1 cup of milk and then add 2 beaten eggs.
  • Add in cake mix and blend until smooth.
  • Spoon mixture into a piping bag or a zippered plastic bag with the corner cut off.
  • Pipe into greased donut pan (don't overfill!)
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove from pan immediately and cool in a rack.
  • To frost, heat frosting in microwave (feel free to add a little milk or water for different consistencies).
  • Drizzle frosting with a spoon across donuts, cover with sprinkles.

Tips & Inspirations

Pour 2-3 cups of sugar into a sealable container. Combine with the zest of one lemon, shake well and store. Lemon infused sugar can be used immediately or kept for months, just like regular sugar.

Keep brown sugar soft by adding a couple of marshmallows to the bag.

To make crystallized honey liquid again make it liquid again, place the honey jar in a container that allows water to move around it freely. Run under a hot water tap (shaking occasionally) until the crystals have melted.

For a uniform bake, always scoop and bake the same size cookie. This will ensure your cookies cooked to just the correct doneness every time.

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