Yum! A Must-Do Mickey & Minnie Donut Recipe

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack time… donuts are delicious anytime! This recipe from is extra sweet however as it’s inspired by our favorite couple, Mickey and Minnie Mouse! Grab the family and work up a little magic in the kitchen for this memorable treat.


Mickey & Minnie Donuts

Prep 30 Min. / Cook 10 Min.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 4 teaspoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.

2. Spray donut pan with non-stick cooking spray.


3. In a large bowl, whisk flour, cocoa, baking soda & salt.

4. In small bowl, whisk buttermilk, sugar, egg, butter & vanilla until smooth.

5. Add milk mixture to flour mixture; whisk until blended & smooth.

6. Spoon batter into a large zip-lock bag.

7. Cut off a corner & squeeze batter into each donut cup, about 1/3 full. Squeeze batter into a mini donut pan to create Mickey and Minnie’s ears.

8. Tap pan on counter to evenly spread batter into cups.

9. Bake 6-8 minutes or until tops of donuts spring back when touched.

10. Cool in pan 3-4 minutes; remove to cooling rack.

11. Cool completely before decorating.

12. Melt red, white, and yellow candy melts. Frost half of each donut with red candy melt. Add two yellow candy melt dots for a Mickey-inspired donut. Add white candy melt polka dots for a Minnie-inspired donut.

13. Use toothpicks to attach mini donuts as Mickey & Minnie’s ears.

14. Enjoy!


About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, and weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.