Monster Eye doughnut recipe

Ghoulishly Delicious: The Best Monster Eye Doughnut Recipe

With their eerie charm, Monster Eye Doughnuts offer a fantastical twist to a regular doughnut recipe. These bewitching treats titillate your taste buds and ignite the imagination, making every bite an adventure. The tender and flawlessly fried doughnut serves as a canvas for artistic embellishment. Vibrant, gooey glazes set the stage, resembling mystical potions ready to cast a spell. A burst of flavors unfolds as your teeth sink into the doughnut's embrace.

What truly sets Monster Eye Doughnuts apart is their ability to transport bakers and consumers into a world of wonder. Crafting them is an exercise in ingenuity; playful designs of candy eyes and colorful swirls reveal the creator's whimsical spirit. Whether you are gracing a dessert table at a themed party or enjoying them as a personal indulgence, these doughnuts are perfect.

This Monster Eye Doughnut recipe stands as a testament to the endless possibilities of creativity in the kitchen. So, embrace the playfulness and embark on a journey where the ordinary doughnut is transformed into a masterpiece.

Monster Eye doughnut recipe

Monster Eye Doughnuts

5 from 1 vote


Doughnut ingredients:

Vanilla doughnut icing ingredients:

Decorating ingredients:


Directions :

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and spray a doughnut baking pan with Pam baking spray
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt
  • In a small bowl, whisk together egg, milk, butter, and vanilla extract
  • Combine the wet ingredients in with the dry ingredients and mix until well combined
  • Spoon batter into doughnut pan and bake for 10 minutes
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 6 minutes before removing and placing the doughnuts onto a wire rack
  • Repeat steps until all batter is used

Icing Directions:

  • Using a standing mixer, combine the powdered sugar, corn syrup, milk and vanilla extract and mix on medium
  • to high speed until smooth and thick
  • Scoop about 1/4 C of the icing into 2 bowls
  • Add a few drops of red to one bowl
  • Add a few drops of black to the second bowl
  • Scoop the two icing's into their own piping bag

Decorating directions:

  • Dip the doughnuts into the white icing and place onto a wire rack that way excess icing can drip onto the cookie sheet below
  • Place a candy melt onto the center of the doughnuts
  • Allow doughnuts to dry for 20 minutes
  • Using the red piping bag and pipe the veins onto the doughnuts
  • Using the black piping bag, pipe a pupil onto the center of the candy melt
  • Allow doughnuts to continue to dry for another 30 minutes before enjoying!
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These treats are more than just a fusion of flavors; they're a testament to the creativity that thrives in baking. So, whether you're enjoying these doughnuts at a Halloween gathering, a themed party, or just as a whimsical treat for yourself, remember that the joy lies not only in their taste but in the joy of creating something truly magical.

Happy baking, and may your kitchen forever remain a playground of delicious enchantment!

Lisa Martin

In April 2006, Lisa began blogging to stay connected with distant relatives and friends. As she delved into blogging, she discovered the potential to assist others by sharing her experiences. Lisa has actively engaged in numerous exclusive media ventures. Notable among these are her participation in events such as the Sony Mommy Bloggers Event, the Pampers Mommy Bloggers Event, the Epson Event in Chicago, the Stouffers Event, a memorable yacht excursion with Lands End, collaborations with 1-800-Baskets, an exclusive tour for bloggers by Mrs. Prindable’s, partnerships with Hallmark, PopCap games, Chicago Cubs Mastercard Priceless Events, and Rug Doctor. In addition, she has collaborated with Nutrisystem on a weight loss initiative, teamed up with Buick and Chevy, and served as a brand ambassador for Sprint. Lisa's collaboration portfolio also extends to Disney, where she has participated in press trips for significant movies such as Frozen, Guardians of the Galaxy, McFarland USA, The Good Dinosaur, The BFG, and Cars 3. Notably, for projects like Frozen, The BFG, and Cars 3, she was granted the privilege of walking the red carpet and conducting interviews with celebrities. The impact of Lisa's blog has gained recognition, with The New York Times referencing her content. Moreover, she has been featured in interviews by respected publications such as the Southtown Star, The Chicago Sun Times, and inside.

This Post Has 21 Comments

  1. Candy

    Halloween is over for us this year. Will have to save and remember to do this next year for Halloween

  2. Amber Myers

    5 stars
    These are a fun Halloween treat. I might have to make them up for a dessert later. We all love doughnuts.

  3. Jeanette E.

    These look amazing and I know my kids will love them! I have to pick up a donut pan when we go out shopping today. I could certainly make these with the organic ingredients we have at home and feel a little better about giving out sweets 🙂

  4. Jeanette

    Oh my gosh that is so cute. I definitely think I might do something like this for Halloween tonight. The kids would have so much fun with it.

  5. Melissa Chapman

    I love these eyes and they are just good enHough and scary enough to be the hit of the party. I have never mde my own doughnuts but your directions look easy to make.

  6. Jen Walshaw

    5 stars
    Oh my these look so much fun. Pinned to do with my boys next year

  7. Rachel

    5 stars
    My kids love doughnuts. Can’t wait to try them with my guys. So cute and yummy.

  8. Terri Steffes

    5 stars
    I love these. It’s midnight and I need a snack and now I want these. Just these. Nothing else will do. Sigh.

  9. Tonia Sanders

    These are super cute and fun for Halloween. My kids would love them. We’re major donut people.


    5 stars
    Though I wouldn’t eat them, this is the best by far Halloween treat I’ve seen yet. Way to go. My teeth would hurt!!

  11. Jaime Nicole

    These are just too cute! I think I will give these a try with my daughters next Halloween.

  12. Tasheena

    5 stars
    These look like such a fun Halloween treat. I have to add this recipe to my list for next year.

  13. Chubskulit Rose

    Nowe that would be my treat! Now, can you pass some over here please? Those looks so fun to eat!

  14. Ricci

    Now these donuts are super cute and I bet they were perfect for Halloween! I will have to save this for next year!

  15. Jeanine

    oh what fun donuts. I need to get more creative like this I’m usually making boring ol plain donuts.

  16. Aaronica

    I feel like you made this just for me!!!!

    I loooove donuts and can’t wait to try these out!!!

  17. Dhemz

    oh, my goodness! Those are cute and super easy to make. I would love to make this for next year. Thanks for sharing!

  18. Sara Welch

    5 stars
    Whoa those look awesome! I would really like to try them out!

  19. Kita Bryant

    5 stars
    That is a way cool recipe! They look like real eyes too! I have to make these for next time!

  20. Louisa

    Wow! This Monster Eye Doughnuts look so amazing— almost too real. Will share this recipe with my baking bestie 😀

  21. Melissa

    5 stars
    These Halloween Monster Eye Donuts are perfect for Halloween morning breakfast or a party! So much fun!

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