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.
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.