Easy Carrot Cake Donuts

Easy Carrot Cake Donuts
A Sprinkle of This and That Recipe

Ingredients to make 3 dozen mini donuts:

1 yellow cake mix

1 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp ginger

1 cup water

1/2 cup vegetable oil

3 eggs

1/2 cup shredded carrots

1/2 cup sweetened coconut

non-stick spray


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Lightly spray a mini donut pan with nonstick spray.  Mix together the yellow cake mix, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, water, oil and eggs.  Once well combined, stir in the shredded carrots.  Pour into prepared donut pan (about 1/2 way) and bake in a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.  Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.

Place coconut in a shallow baking pan.  Place in oven and toast for 3-4 minutes.

Ingredients for cream cheese icing:

3 oz cream cheese

1 cup powdered sugar

4 Tbsp half and half


Beat together cream cheese and sugar.  Add half and half.  Mix well.  Dip top half of cooled donuts into icing and sprinkle with toasted coconut.