Calories in a Sour Cream Donut

Homemade donut and coffee
A sour cream donut on a plate next to a cup of coffee. (Image: Cappi Thompson/Moment Open/Getty Images)

Eating healthy does not mean you have to give up your favorite pastries. Sweets can be a part of your diet if eaten in moderation. If sour cream donuts are your weakness, you can still indulge without sacrificing your waistline.

Donut Facts

One medium, unfrosted or unglazed plain cake-type donut contains 198 calories, according to Calorie King. The same-sized donut with chocolate or sugar coating contains 204 calories. A large unfrosted/unglazed cake-type donut has 299 calories.

Sour Cream Donuts

The calories in sour cream donuts can vary. A Tim Horton's unglazed sour cream donut contains 270 calories, 27 g of carbohydrates and 17 g of fat per donut. On the other hand, a Krispy Kreme Old Fashioned sour cream cake donut contains 280 calories, 41 g of carbohydrates and 11 g of fat for 1 2.4 oz. donut.

Homemade is Best

Making your own sour cream donuts from scratch can reduce your caloric intake by more than half. Food.com has a recipe for sour cream donuts that contain only 113 calories, 19.1 g of carbohydrates and 2.8 g of fat.

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