Are you Hulking out over a kiddos birthday party? Don’t get angry- these Incredible Hulk Cake Donuts will save the day! Just like any good super hero (aka, mom!) knows: the best birthday party ideas are sometimes the simple ones. Here’s an easy Marvel inspired Hulk cake donut recipe for your next party. Affiliate links included.
With four kids, birthday party ideas are hard to come up with at times.
Thankfully my kids are willing to go with a theme- and this year the parties are all Marvel or superhero inspired. Because they are kinda my jam.
My youngest is asking for an Incredibles 2 movie themed birthday party and I’ve already got one Incredibles birthday party idea for her: these Incredibles 2 movie Mask cookies. Check those out- they are so cute!
The next birthday party coming up is definitely going to be celebrated with sprinkled donuts because that’s how my oldest rolls.
I’m having so much fun finding Marvel Incredible Hulk birthday party ideas for kids of all ages!
Incredible Hulk Birthday Party Ideas
My first place to shop for Incredible Hulk birthday party ideas, and well, anything cute, is going to be Etsy.
There are so many small businesses coming up with clever ideas that I love taking a look to see what they have for me. Why reinvent the craft when they do it so well over there?
Hopefully, that gives you a few ideas on what you can find for your Incredible Hulk birthday party.
Now on to the Hulk cake donuts!
Incredible Hulk Cake Donuts Recipe
These are actually pretty easy to make- and just easy in general.
My daughter just asked me if they were for Mardi Gras- nope. But they sure could be Mardi Gras donuts!
I think this also works well for a Maleficent or Disney Villians themed birthday party if your kid leans that way.
Incredible Hulk Cake Donut Ingredients
2 2/3 C flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp nutmeg
3/4 tsp salt
3/4 C sugar
1/2 C milk
1/4 C melted butter
1/2 C sour cream
2 large egg (room temp)
1/4 C vegetable oil
Green & purple food coloring
1 container green & purple sprinkles
Incredible Hulk Cake Donut Vanilla frosting ingredients
1/2 C milk
2 C powder sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
green and purple gel food coloring
2 disposable piping bags
1/2 C green & purple sprinkles (for decorating)
Incredible Hulk Cake Donut Instructions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Use a baking spray to prep your doughnut pan.
Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
Whisk together the milk, sour cream, and eggs into a second bowl.
Whisk in the melted butter, vegetable oil, and vanilla
Gradually whisk in the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir just until combined
Divide the batter into two bowls.
Add several drops of green food coloring in the first bowl.
Stir to mix the green color evenly in the batter.
In the second bowl add several drops of purple food coloring.
Stir to mix the purple color evenly in the batter.
Spoon equal amounts of the colored batter into the doughnut pan.
Bake at 400 degrees for 9 minutes. (or until the doughnuts spring back)
Allow doughnuts to cool a few minutes in the pan.
Transfer the donuts to a wire rack to completely cool.
Whisk together the milk, powder sugar and vanilla extract until smooth
Spoon about 1/8 C of icing into two bowls and add a few green food coloring into one bowl and purple food coloring into the second bowl
Mix until both are combined
Spoon each color into their own piping bags
Cut the tip off the piping bags
Drizzle the colors into the white icing about 2 times going vertical and horizontal
Dip the doughnuts into the icing and turn the doughnut 90 degrees
Place back on the wire rack and repeat the previous steps for remaining doughnuts
Sprinkle with some green and purple sprinkles onto the doughnuts
Let dry for an hour before enjoying!
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Patty Holliday is a Marvel loving, Disney obsessed wife, and mother of four. She’s a travel agent specializing in Disney & Universal vacations- and loves a candid confession. Find her in Virginia (or anywhere frequent flyer miles or her trusty minivan takes her.)