Cinnamon Doughnut Baby Cakes

A batch of these tender little cakes, coated in sugar and spice, will disappear from your kitchen so fast – it’s like magic!



  1. 260g plain flour
  2. 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  3. 1/2 tsp salt
  4. 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  5. 2 tsp Queen Organic Vanilla Bean Paste
  6. 80g butter, melted
  7. 175g caster sugar
  8. 1 egg
  9. 185ml milk
  1. 125g butter, melted
  2. 175g caster sugar
  3. 1 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 190C. Grease two 24 cup mini muffin trays.

  2. Step 2

    Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. In a separate bowl, mix together vanilla, butter, sugar, egg and milk. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, and mix until just combined.

  3. Step 3

    Spoon 1 tablespoon of the mixture into each cup of the prepared muffin trays, and bake for 10-12 minutes – until cooked through.

  4. Step 4

    Combine extra sugar and cinnamon in a cup or bowl. While muffins are still warm, brush tops with melted butter and dust with the cinnamon mixture.