DIY Edible Wedding, Shower & Party Favor Idea

Want to treat your guests to something homemade?


If you’re on a budget or just crafty in the kitchen, then opt for DIY baked mini doughnut wedding favors that not only express the circle of love you have for each other but also show your guests how much you appreciate them.

With this ring I thee wed…

DIY Instructions

Make delicious baked mini doughnuts by following the recipe below or buy Sof’ella’s Donut Mix or Stonewall Kitchen’s Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Mix. Use mini doughnut pans made by Wilton or Norpro to create a uniform shape and size. Dip in white icing and chocolate glaze to symbolize your wedding rings. Embellish with pearlized sprinkles, crystalized sugar and chocolate jimmies. Wrap two doughnuts in a clear food safe bag or cello paper. Tie with matching wedding colored ribbon and a monogramed label. Place the wedding favor at each place setting or elegantly display next to seating table cards.


Baked Doughnuts Recipe (makes about 90 mini doughnuts)

Baked Doughnuts Recipe (makes about 90 mini doughnuts)


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted



  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a donut baking pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix sugar, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and flour. Mix buttermilk, eggs, honey and butter in a separate medium bowl, and stir into the dry ingredients. Spoon the mixture half way into each cavity of the prepared pan. Bake 3-4 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown.

White Icing Recipe

2 cups powered sugar

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla

4 to 6 Tbsp. hot water


Stir powered sugar, Vanilla and water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached.


Chocolate Glaze Recipe

2 cups powered sugar

4 to 6 Tbsp. hot water

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder


Stir powered sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder and water 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached.

More Tips


Personalize Your Packaging

Plan favors that coordinate with your wedding day colors and your wedding day motif.


Give Yourself Plenty of Time

Assemble your favors a week in advanced.


Enlist Friends to Help

Gather your bridesmaids or family for a favor-making get-together or two.






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