There is no doubt that you’ll love these delicious homemade strawberry shortcake donuts. Only baked for 7-9 minutes, this mini strawberry shortcake donut recipe is quick to make and simply delicious. Top these fluffly donuts with a sweet vanilla glaze for the ultimate treat. Whether you make one dozen or ten dozen, these adorable mini donuts are perfect for any occasion from a quick snack to a brunch celebration!

mini fluted cakes with colorful frosting

Mini Vanilla and Chocolate Pound Cake

Celebrate occasions big and small with these Mini Chocolate and Vanilla Pound Cakes. Made using a mini fluted tube pan, these cakes are perfect for birthdays, showers, or just a weekend dinner with family and friends. Top your mini cakes with colorful swirls of buttercream frosting for the perfect finishing touch!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dessert
Servings 6


  • Fluted Pan
  • Large Bowl
  • Medium Bowl
  • Measuring Cup
  • Electric Hand Mixer or Stand Mixer
  • Tip 22
  • Orange Icing Color
  • Rose Icing Color
  • Violet Icing Color
  • Royal Blue Icing Color
  • Sky Blue Icing Color
  • White Nonpareils


  • 1-3/4 cups All-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking soda
  • 2 ounces Bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 10 tablespoons Butter softened
  • 1-1/4 cups Granulated sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • ½ cup Sour cream
  • ¾ cup Wilton Creamy White Decorator Frosting


  • Tint Icing. Using icing colors, tint ½ cup icing each color as follows:
    ·        Orange(Orange icing color)
    ·        Rose(Rose icing color)
    ·        Sky Blue (Sky Blue icing color)
    ·        Magenta(Rose and Violet icing colors)
    ·        Purple(Royal Blue, Violet and Rose icing colors)
  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare 6-cavity fluted tube pan with vegetable pan spray.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  • In a small bowl or other microwave-safe container, microwave chocolate at half (50%) power for 60 seconds. Stir thoroughly. Continue to microwave and stir at 30 intervals until smooth and completely melted. Set aside to cool slightly while mixing batter.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter and granulated sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs and yolk, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and beat until well combined. Add flour mixture alternately with sour cream, beating until just combined
  • Measure out 1 cup batter and stir into melted chocolate until thoroughly combined. Divide batter evenly into the prepared pan cavities, smoothing into an even layer.
  • Divide remaining vanilla batter evenly into the prepared pan cavities; smooth tops.
  • Bake 28-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out with a few crumbs attached.
    Cool in pan on cooling grid 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on grid.
  • Prepare decorating bag with tip 21. Spatula stripe with all icing colors. Pipe spiral border on top of each cake.
    Sprinkle with white nonpareils.


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mini fluted cakes with colorful frosting