Blueberry Glazed Donuts

Wholesome baked blueberry donuts coated in a sweet fresh orange cardamom glaze.




  • 1 ½ cups flour*
  • ¼ cup ground flax seed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt
  • ½ cup brown or granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup oil or melted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk (any kind)
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange zest and juice
  • 1-2 teaspoons ground cardamom


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a donut pan with cooking spray. Set aside. 
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, flax, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. 
  3. In another mixing bowl, use a hand mixer to beat together sugar, butter or oil and egg, until fluffy. Beat in vanilla extract, then milk. Add dry ingredients mixture to the bowl with the wet ingredients while beating on low, just until combined. Fold in blueberries. 
  4. Spoon or pipe batter into the donut pan, keeping the hole open in the center. Bake 8-12 minutes, until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let slightly cool.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, orange zest and juice and cardamom. Pour glaze over each donut. 


Substitution Tip: Use whole wheat pastry, whole wheat, whole wheat white, all-purpose, oat or gluten free flour.


Keywords: healthy, easy, whole wheat, kid friendly, family friendly, make ahead, gluten free option, baked