Breakfast & Brunch, Buttercream & Frosting, Desserts, Healthy, Holidays

Red Velvet Baked Doughnuts

February 13, 2012
One of the most popular recipes on my blog is my Baked Doughnuts.  Without a doubt, every week, they are the most viewed recipes on Krissy’s Creations.  I think it’s because people like healthy desserts.  No matter how much you love the rich and decadent chocolate cake, it’s always nice to have some healthier dessert recipes when your looking for something a little lighter.
So, I have been making it a point to add some healthier recipes on this blog.  I already have the Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies that I posted a few weeks ago, and now I’m adding a more festive baked good for Valentines Day – These Red Velvet Baked Doughnuts.
These doughnuts are made are made with yeast, milk, apple cider vinegar, and cocoa, creating a delicious, light, red-velvet-flavored doughnut.  And don’t worry if you don’t have a doughnut pan, no need for one in this recipe!
I finished the doughnuts off with a Cream Cheese Glaze.  All together the doughnuts were tangy, slightly sweet, and perfectly Red Velvet.  These would be the perfect start, or finish, to your Valentines Day.
Enjoy and have a HAPPY Valentines Day tomorrow!  For the recipe, click here.  
I’m sure some of you have noticed that I have been linking a few of my recipes back to a website called Celebrations.  I create recipes for this website and many of them I want to show you.  I will continue to share these recipes with you over time and hope that you don’t mind having to go over to the website to get the recipe.  Thanks :). 

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  • Kathryn February 13, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    Gorgeous pictures of some gorgeous doughnuts!  

  • Joanne February 13, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    I love love love the idea of baked donuts and I’m so happy these don’t require a donut pan! Since I don’t have one (she whispers shamefully). 

    Plus, really. Red velvet = my love.

  • Baker Street February 13, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    Gorgeous! Love the idea. Thanks for sharing. 

  • Marina@cowboycountryvegetarian February 13, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    Beautiful doughnuts! Perfect!

  • Melissa Maruca February 13, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    Yum Yum Yum
    red vel donuts and coffee sounds like the BEST breakfast EVER!!!!!!!!!! Can you bring some for the day after the wedding brunch?!?!?! 🙂

  • Bake Your Day February 13, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    These are awesome. I love that deep color! 

  • Mai Nguyen February 13, 2012 at 5:36 pm

    I’ve been waiting for this recipe since I’ve seen it on Instagram. I’m super excited to try it. (:

  • Priscilla M February 13, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    These are so lovely!

  • Lauren at Keep It Sweet February 13, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    You always have the prettiest posts, Krissy!

  • Stephsbitebybite February 13, 2012 at 8:07 pm

    These are perfect for LOVE day!! I have to admit though, I want to eat these year round!

  • Julie February 13, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    Yummy!  These look delicious. I’ve always been intimidated by making doughnuts from scratch, but this recipe looks like a great way to start!  

  • Paula February 13, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    I have yet to try a baked donut but yours look wonderful.

  • Lizzy Do February 13, 2012 at 11:12 pm

    These are gorgeous…and nothing better than a heart healthier treat for your Valentine!

  • Catherine Fishback February 14, 2012 at 5:24 am

    Love this! I recently bought a doughnut pan so this is perfect.

    Catherine(Click here to enter my anthropologie kitchen tools giveaway.)

  • Katie February 14, 2012 at 6:08 am

    wow these are so pretty… yummy!

  • Reem | Simply Reem February 14, 2012 at 6:51 am

    These are just so perfect!!!!!
     Perfect for valentine day…

  • Medeja February 14, 2012 at 8:05 am

    I love doughnuts, but since they are usually deep fried I don’t have them very often. Baking is such a great option!

  • Myfudo February 14, 2012 at 8:18 am

    Yeah! People love healthier treats nowadays. The same reason why we love your blog, Krissy…healthy treats do not mean they are any less delicious. These donuts are superb!

  • Theresa February 14, 2012 at 8:47 am

    Your doughnuts & cupcakes in the last post look amazing! Happy Valentines day! xo 

  • Daisy February 14, 2012 at 9:55 am

    I am love these donuts!!! The two tones are so pretty 🙂 I’m so glad you’ve made donuts healthier ~ and you’ve combined red velvet and donuts together!

    Happy Valentine’s Day ~ Thanks for sharing!

  • amy donovan February 14, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    these look lovely! i love my doughnut pan + have been making lots of baked donuts. will have to give these a try soon!

  • Sara February 14, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    These look fantastic! I love the color – red velvet is so much fun! 🙂

  • Kiri W. February 14, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    What a great idea, and the icing makes these just about the prettiest dessert I’ve seen today! 🙂

  • Anna @ hiddenponies February 15, 2012 at 5:43 am

    Hooray for doughnuts I don’t need a doughnut pan for! These are so pretty 🙂

  • Kristina February 15, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    I can’t get enough of all of your red velvet recipes! I love these baked doughnuts, I keep passing by those little doughnut pans at the store and I’ve been meaning to pick one up! These are adorable 🙂 Hope you had a great Valentine’s Day!

  • Terra February 17, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    Simply gorgeous!!! Love using applesauce instead of eggs or butter:-)  Baked doughnuts are my new favorite treat to have fun in the kitchen with:-)  Beautiful, Hugs, Terra

  • Krissy's Creations February 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

     Thanks so much! 🙂

  • Krissy's Creations February 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

    It really is!

  • Krissy's Creations February 23, 2012 at 7:08 am

     Hope you like it 🙂

  • Detektei August 1, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    This colour is amazong! Love the combo of red and white!!!

  • Chris Wren September 23, 2016 at 11:09 am

    The link for the red velvet donuts isn’t working. How can I get it?