Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Cake Doughnut Recipe

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I haven't made homemade doughnuts since I went camping with my girl scout troop (back when I WAS a girl scout, and my mother was the leader). Even then, we just used canned biscuit dough.  But the theme for the Taste Creations Blog Hop this month was doughnuts, and what better opportunity to try to make the real thing myself?

I did a bit of exploring online, and found this well-reviewed recipe for cake doughnuts (which I find far superior to yeasted doughnuts, homemade or not).  I knew I had to give it a try.

I've never been a fan of icing--too sweet for me--so cake doughnuts have always been my doughnut of choice.  

Not that they weren't also awesome covered in cinnamon sugar.  But let's be frank:  cinnamon sugar makes everything better.  What other substance can elevate mere toast to breakfast pastry status?

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Nicole Wills, creator of Tikkido