Watermelon Cake Donuts

  • Author: A Cultivated Nest
  • Category: Dessert


These watermelon cake donuts are an easy to make dessert that looks so fun and summery! Use boxed cake mix to help put them together quickly!


  • White cake mix (usually calls for oil, eggs, and water)
  • Tub of vanilla frosting
  • Pink and green liquid gel food coloring
  • Miniature chocolate chips
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Freezer bag
  • Silicone donut mold
  • Parchment paper


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease your baking mold with a non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Mix your cake mix with your oil, eggs, and water.
  3. Mix in a few drop of green food coloring until you reach your desired green color.
  4. Carefully pour your batter into a large freezer bag and cut a small corner off the bottom of one side.
  5. Use your bag to fill your donut molds almost to the top with your green batter.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes, let cool, and carefully remove each green cake donut.
  7. Scoop your frosting into a microwavable bowl, mix in a couple drops of pink food coloring, and microwave for 15 seconds.
  8. Stir your frosting. Dip the top of each donut into the liquified pink frosting and place onto a piece of parchment paper.
  9. Sprinkle miniature chocolate chips on top, let set for 15 minutes, then enjoy your watermelon cake donuts!