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Unicorn Donut Recipe

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This Unicorn Donut Recipe is going to be a huge hit! You can make these simple donuts for breakfast, dessert, or a snack. Or all of the above!

The next time you want to be creative, this is the best donut recipe. They’re also great for adding to any birthday party or baby shower.

Remember that this recipe uses biscuit dough, which is so simple! You’ll want to double or triple the recipe if you’re making these for a crowd. (trust me – they’ll go fast!)

Add this to your unicorn baby shower ideas as well!

Unicorn Donut Recipe

These unicorn donuts are easy and simple to make. They’re a great way to bring something fun and new to the table in a fun and delicious way. They’re just so yummy and cute!

My boys gobble up this donut recipe and give it two thumbs up between grabbing for another. That means it’s a hit recipe, and I’m pretty sure they’d agree.

You’ll love the ease since I like to keep my recipes as simple as possible. Just gather the ingredients – and get ready to start! This is one you don’t want to wait on! Who knew it was this easy to take biscuit dough and turn it into a sweet treat?!

How do I reheat baked donuts?

When it comes to reheating baked donuts, there are a few methods to choose from to ensure they turn out just as delicious as when they were first made.

One option is to use the microwave, but be careful not to overheat them, or they could become tough. Place the donut on a microwave-safe plate, cover it lightly with a damp paper towel, and heat it for 10-15 seconds until it’s warm.

Another option is to use the oven. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, place the donuts on a baking sheet, and bake for 5-10 minutes until heated.

Lastly, you can use an air fryer to reheat your donuts. Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, place the donuts in the basket, and heat for 3-4 minutes until they’re warm and crispy.

Overall, keeping a close eye on your donuts while reheating them is important to ensure they don’t become dry or overcooked.

Specialty Ingredients:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Reminder, not all ingredients in the Mini Donuts Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Best Donut Recipes:

Once you make this Homemade Mini Donut Recipe, it’s time to try more flavors and styles. Here are some other simple recipes that everyone is sure to love.

This Mermaid Donuts Recipe is perfect for a fun treat. Easy to make!

Make this Cinnamon Sugared Donut Holes Recipe the next time the craving hits.

These Applesauce and Oat Muffins aren’t donuts but are great for breakfast.

The flavor of these Apple Spiced Chocolate Chip Donuts is the best!

4th of July Donut Cookies are so much fun to make! You’ll love this recipe!

Every time I make this Adorably Delicious Unicorn Donuts Recipe

This Powdered Sugar Donut Holes Recipe is one of my favorites!

What are fun donut toppings?

Regarding donuts, toppings can make the already delicious treat even more enjoyable. Some fun donut toppings include sprinkles, chocolate chips, crushed cookies, bacon bits, fruity pebbles cereal, and gummy bears.

Try frosting your donut with creamy and decadent chocolate ganache, or Nutella spread for a more indulgent option.

Alternatively, add fresh fruit slices such as strawberries or blueberries to your donuts for a fruity and refreshing topping.

The possibilities for donut toppings are endless, so get creative and have fun experimenting with different flavors and combinations.

More Unicorn Recipes:

Unicorn Donuts Recipe

Unicorn Donuts Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 56 minutes

This Unicorn Donuts Recipe is the best flavor and taste! Made with premade biscuit dough!


  • 1 can biscuit dough
  • 1 1/2 cups Powdered Icing Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Pink and Purple Food Dye
  • 1/4 cup Unicorn Sprinkles
  • ~4 cups of frying oil


  1. Put a cooling rack on top of a baking tray. Set aside.
  2. Add the oil to a Dutch oven on medium heat. Use a candy thermometer and bring the oil to 350 degrees.
  3. Cut out each biscuit dough's middle and stretch to widen the hole. You want it about 1/2 inch wide.
  4. Fry each donut individually in the oil—one minute per side or until golden brown.
  5. Put each fried donut on the cooling rack.
  6. Once all the donuts are fried, sift the powdered sugar into a bowl.
  7. Whisk in the vanilla and milk.
  8. Add one drop of the pink dye and one drop of the purple dye to different areas of the vanilla glaze. Swirl them together with a butter knife lightly.
  9. Dip each donut into the glaze, then return it to the cooling rack.
  10. Top with the unicorn sprinkles.
  11. Let the glaze harden for about 30 minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 379Total Fat: 30gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 26gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 71mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 0gSugar: 24gProtein: 1g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 7/29/2023

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Sunday 20th of August 2023

OMGSH, Kelli, these look AMAZING! We will be featuring you starting Wednesday at the Creative Crafts Linky Party! Pinned and shared! Creatively, Beth

Kelli Miller

Tuesday 19th of September 2023

Thank you so much for your comment on my Unicorn Donut Recipe article! I'm thrilled to hear that you find them amazing. They are not only delicious but also a fun and colorful treat that everyone can enjoy. I appreciate your support and for featuring the recipe in the Creative Crafts Linky Party. I hope you and your readers have a wonderful time trying out this magical recipe. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please let me know. Happy baking and thank you for sharing!

Esme Slabbert

Thursday 17th of August 2023

I love the fact that this recipe uses biscuit dough, so now I can also try to make donuts. Thank you for sharing your links with us at #274 SSPS Linky. See you again next week.

Kelli Miller

Tuesday 19th of September 2023

Thank you so much for your comment! I'm glad you liked the Unicorn Donut Recipe and found it interesting that it uses biscuit dough. It's always fun to try new variations when it comes to baking, right? I hope you have a fantastic time making your own donuts and that they turn out absolutely delicious. Don't forget to sprinkle them with some unicorn magic!

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