Strawberry Pancake Mini Donuts

These sweet strawberry baked donuts dunked in a cream cheese glaze are the perfect special breakfast for your sweetheart of any age. All the fun of a donut with the ease of a pancake mix. 


Prep Time: 4 Minutes 

Total Time: 16 minutes 

Servings: 20 mini donuts


Cream Cheese Glaze:

  • 4oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 4-5 Tbsp milk

Strawberry Pancakes:

  • 2 cups Krusteaz Buttermilk Pancake Mix
  • 1 1/3 cups cold water 
  • 2 Tbsp strawberry extract
  • A few drops pink food coloring


  1. 1. In a small mixing bowl, beat or whisk cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth. Add in milk 1 tablespoon at a time and beat until it is the consistency of a thick glaze. Cover and set aside. 
  2. 2. Heat pancake griddle maker until "ready" or oven to 350°F if using donut pan.
  3. 3. Stir pancake mix, cold water and strawberry extract together with a wire whisk. Stir in a few drops of pink coloring and let batter sit for 2 minutes. 
  4. 4. Fill pancake griddle or donut cavities with batter and bake 5-6 minutes. (Tip: use a 1/4 cup and small spatula to pour mix into cavities).
  5. 5. Gently remove from donut maker or pan. Once cooled, dip in cream cheese glaze and serve.


Make Bake Celebrate

Toni Miller, of “Make Bake Celebrate,” is an Army wife and mom of three whom she calls her little cupcakes! Her kids serve as the inspiration to bake, decorate, sew, plan events and do pretty much anything crafty and creative. Toni likes to keep baking a balance of yummy, easy, and fun, while sharing shortcuts to help bakers of all skill levels try her recipes on their own. Her blog chronicles a whole lot of baking and decorating, a bit of party inspiration, a dash of crafts, lots of sprinkles, and a little dose of life... mixed up to make one sweet creative place!

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