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Mini Lemon Poppy Seed Donuts

Mini Lemon Poppy Seed donuts are bursting with lemon flavor!
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 48
Calories 32kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell



  • 1 ¼ cup Cake flour sifted
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon Baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Egg lightly beaten
  • 1 ½ Tbsp Butter melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon zest


  • 1/2 cup Confectioner's sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoon Milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon Poppy seeds



  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Spray mini donut pan with non-stick spray.
  • In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Add buttermilk, egg and butter; tp the dry ingredients and stir mixture until it is combined.
  • Use a piping bag to fill each donut cup about 1/2 full.
  • Bake for 4-6 mins or until the top of the doughnuts spring back when touched.
  • Cool in pan 5 mins minutes then remove and let them finish cooling on a rack.
  • For the glaze slowly add the milk one tablespoon at a time to the confectioner's sugar until you reach a soupy consistency.
  • Once the donuts are completely cooked you can dip them into the glaze and then sprinkle them with poppy seeds.


Serving: 1donut | Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 21mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.1mg