Yeast Donut Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Yeast Donut.


There are 269 calories in Yeast Donut.


Nutrition Facts
Yeast Donut
Serving Size:


doughnut medium (64 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 131
Calories 269

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 grams

Saturated Fat 6 grams

Trans Fat 0.3 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 4.6 grams

Cholesterol 19 milligrams

Sodium 202 milligrams

Potassium 65 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 31 grams

Dietary Fiber 1.3 grams

Sugars 15 grams
Protein 3.9 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 270 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 73 minutes
Running (6mph) 26 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 37 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What are yeast based donuts?

Yeast doughnuts are a delight how simply light and airy they are because they are leavened with yeast. Frying them makes them even lighter. In constrast, baked no-yeast donuts, often called cake donuts, seem like a whole other pastry, and are quite heavy and dense.

What is the difference between the cake Doughnut and yeast doughnut?

Cake doughnuts, so named for their cakey taste and texture, are leavened with baking soda and baking powder, whereas yeast doughnuts are leavened with, you guessed it, yeast.

Which is healthier cake or yeast donut?

A cake donut is lower in fat, calories and sugar than a donut bursting with sugary fruit filling or glazed with a thick layer of chocolate, but they aren’t nutritious. Donuts don’t supply essential nutrients, such as calcium, iron and vitamin C, to offset their unhealthy components.

What are yeast raised donuts?

Yeast, aka raised (because the dough is raised) donuts, are your classic glazed donut ― the kind you get from Krispy Kreme. A yeast donut is made with a yeast dough. It’s cut out into a shape before being fried to golden, dough-y perfection. They’re light and airy, but have a chew and a slight yeast flavor.

Are yeast donuts fried?

What’s the difference between a cake donut and a yeast donut? Both of these donuts are FRIED. However, a cake donut is made with a chemical leavening agent (such as baking powder or baking soda). Cake donut will have a cakier, dense-like texture to them.

Are Dunkin donuts yeast or cake?

Dunkin’ Donuts Glazed Donut is a large, airy, yeast doughnut. Instead of a smooth layer of glaze, Dunkin’s version featured a harder, shell-like layer of glaze. It was noticeably bigger than the Krispy Kreme doughnut, but cost $1.29 (10 cents less).

Is Krispy Kreme a yeast or cake?

Most Krispy Kreme doughnut varieties are made of the same yeast-raised dough as the original glazed, but they’re prepared differently. Some are dipped in chocolate, caramel or other toppings and some are loaded with filling. Some speciality doughnuts are ring-shaped original glazed coated with different toppings.

What are the 2 types of donuts?

At their most plain and basic, cake doughnuts are more rich and buttery (that’s because there’s usually a good amount of butter in the batter), while yeast doughnuts are, well, a little yeasty. You know, they have that subtle fermented tang kind of thing going on.