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Mini Carrot Cake Donut Bunnies

Makes: 36 Mini Donuts


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple drained
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar to coat


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a mini donut pan.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together softened butter and brown sugar.
  • Add egg, vanilla, and yogurt.
  • Slowly add in the bowl of dry ingredients and mix until fully combined.
  • Now, using a spatula, gently fold in the carrots and pineapple.
  • Transfer the batter to a piping {or ziploc} bag.
  • Pipe the batter into each donut cavity.
  • Bake the donuts until a toothpick inserted into a donut comes out clean, about 8 minutes.
  • Once the donuts cool add them, in batches, to a large freezer size zip top bag then add powdered sugar.
  • Shake to coat then remove to a plate.
  • Top each donut with a bunny ear pick and serve or wrap as gifts.


Adapted from A Kitchen Addiction.