This rainbow donuts recipe is perfect for a rainbow party, St. Patrick's Day party food, or anytime you just need a little color in your life! Definitely one of the best rainbow foods and there's a secret ingredient that'll make you feel even better about eating them, way better than if you eat rainbow cake!
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Easy Rainbow Baked Donut Recipe

This easy rainbow baked donut recipe is the perfect way to impress guests! Just make up your homemade donuts, add some food coloring, and you're on your way to one of the easiest rainbow foods around!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36 mini donuts
Calories: 60kcal
Author: BritniV


For the donuts

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup Vital Proteins Vanilla & Coconut Water Collagen Peptides
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 Tbs coconut oil melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Liquid food coloring
  • Colored sprinkles (optional)

For the icing

  • 1 1/2 Tbs milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 scoop Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides
  • Food coloring


For the donuts

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Mix flour, baking powder, salt, and Vanilla & Coconut collagen peptides together in a bowl then set aside.
  • In another bowl, beat egg and sugar together. Add milk, vanilla, and coconut oil and mix until completely mixed.
  • Stir in flour mixture, mixing only until the lumps are gone.
  • Spilt batter evenly among the number of bowls you want different colors.
  • Add 1-2 drops of food coloring to the bowls and mix until you achieve the color you want.
  • Fill greased or sprayed mini-donut pans about 1/2 full with colored batter. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean and the donuts are no longer sticky to the touch.
  • Remove immediately and allow to cool on a cooling rack.

For the Icing

  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl and beat together until smooth.
  • Split icing into bowls, one per color you want.
  • Add 1-2 drops of food coloring and mix until you achieve the color you want.
  • Once donuts are cooled, dip gently into the matching color icing and sit on piece of parchment paper to dry. Top with colored sprinkles and eat.


Serving: 2g | Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 40mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.2mg