Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts

From The Culinary Couple | Source Kitchen Heals Soul

Makes 6 doughnuts.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar, plus more for coating the doughnuts
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease the doughnut pan.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, and a pinch of nutmeg.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together sour cream, granulated sugar, canola oil, vanilla, and egg. Switch to a spatula and stir in the dry ingredients.
  4. Fill a pastry bag (or a ziploc bag with a small hole cut into the corner) with the batter, and pipe it evenly into the prepared doughnut pan.
  5. Bake the doughnuts for 12–16 minutes until the tops turn golden brown.
  6. Let the doughnuts cool for about 5 minutes before tossing them in the extra granulated sugar.