Jelly Bean Donuts

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 donuts
Calories: 271kcal
Author: Melanie Bauer | Melanie Makes
The perfect treat starring candy from your Easter basket!  These Jelly Bean Donuts are studded with jelly beans and drizzled with a strawberry glaze. 
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Jelly Bean Donuts

  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup miniature jelly beans

Strawberry Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons strawberry powder
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine milk, yogurt and egg. Add butter and vanilla and mix until combined.
  • Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and sugar to yogurt mixture and mix until just combined.
  • Fold in jelly beans.
  • Spray donut pan with nonstick spray.
  • Add batter to a large zipped top bag and cut off one corner to use as a piping bag. Add batter to each donut well until 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let donuts cool for 5 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together all glaze ingredients. Add glaze to a zipped top bag and cut off one corner to use as a piping bag and glaze donuts.


Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Vitamin C: 67.7mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2.1mg