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Adorably Delicious Unicorn Donuts Recipe

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This Unicorn Donuts Recipe makes the cutest mini donuts! These are also perfect for rainbow donuts, too! Creating magical unicorn donuts sounds like the perfect way to bake and create with the kids! I have a huge list of homemade donut recipes you’ll love!

If you’re looking to make cute unicorn food, this is the recipe for you! Have fun creating the unicorn horns and other adorable and tasty unicorn details.

Make certain to check out my other breakfast recipes for even more delicious options to start off the day!

These unicorn doughnuts are so much fun to create and are perfect for anyone who loves unicorns! A great weekend treat idea or a fun decorating project to do with the kids!

Unicorn Donuts Recipe

Once you mix the ingredients together to make the donuts, the fun of decorating is just waiting for them to cool! Who knew that it could be so simple to make homemade donuts look this good?!

I love that my kids let me still decorate donuts in a cute and fun way. I’m pretty much obsessed with unicorns so these donuts are ones that I’ll never stop making and sharing!

What is the best way to let these donuts cool down?

Putting them on a cooling rack will allow the airflow to cool them down quickly. Taking them out of the hot donut pan helps as well.

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 Donuts that Look like Unicorns 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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Make it a Meal:

Meal Planning isn’t hard to do at all! In fact, it’s supposed to make your day and schedule LESS stressful! Below is a simple way that I like to meal plan and not have to think about dinner plans at all. Meal planning literally saves me so much time!

Main Dish: End of the month casserole

Vegetable Side: Pan Fried Potatoes and Carrots

Starch Side: Instant Pot Cheeseburger Potatoes

Refreshing Drink: Lava Flow Mocktail

Best Donut Recipes:

Once you make this Easy Doughnut Recipe, you’re not going to want to stop. Plan on making these donuts over and over again. But just in case you want other options, I’ve gathered up some of the best donuts for you to try as well!

I love making these Andes Mint Donuts!

Just wait until you start your day off with this Gingerbread Donut Recipe.

Everyone is going to love these Baked Blueberry Doughnuts!

Just in time for fall, check out this recipe for Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts.

Need even more donut ideas? This list of 25 Homemade Donut Recipes is just what you need!

My taste buds love this Smores Donuts recipe and the kids do as well!

Give this simple recipe for Mardi Gras Cake Mix Donuts a try!

What is the best way to add on icing?

I like to use a piping bag but you can do whatever works best for you. I also like to have the donuts on wax paper so that they don’t stick and take off any of the icings.

More Unicorn Recipes:

Unicorn Donuts Recipe

Unicorn Donuts Recipe

Yield: 12 mini donuts

Start off the day with these tasty homemade donuts!


  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 1 T of sugar
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 cup of apple sauce
  • 2 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 T of white vinegar
  • 2 T of vegetable oil

To make the Icing:

  • Vegan White Chocolate

Unicorn Decorating Ingredients:

  • Starburst, 12 in each color
  • Black GEL icing


Preheat the mini donut maker. (if using a donut pan, preheat to 350 degrees)

Mix the coconut milk and vinegar. Set the bowl aside.

Mix the soda, salt, sugar, and flour in a different bowl. Set aside.

Mix in the apple sauce and the oil with the milk bowl mixture.

Add the mixes together and mix until smooth.

Spoon into the donut pan or donut maker. (if baking in the oven, bake for 8 minutes)

Remove from maker or oven once browned. Set aside and let cool.

Melt the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl according to the directions on the package.

Dip the cooled donuts into the chocolate. Set aside. You can put them in the fridge for 10 minutes to speed up the setting process.

Unwrap the Starburst, work one at a time for about 5 seconds.

Tear the candy in half and mash it into a tube by rolling it.

Fold the rolled tube in half.

Mash one end of the tube in between 2 fingers and twist into a slight cone to make the horn.

Put on the donut gently. Repeat for every donut.

Unwrap a pink Starburst and microwave for 5 seconds on work in your hands to loosen up.

Tear in half and mash into a long tube.

Roll into a spiral, making the flower.

Mush onto the donut, at the bottom of the unicorn horn.

Repeat for each donut.

Repeat and make orange and red flowers.

Use the gel icing and draw on the eyes and eyelashes.

Serve or put in the fridge for later.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 231Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 317mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 1gSugar: 8gProtein: 3g

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