Baked Chocolate Donuts Recipe

Delicious chocolate glaze and sprinkles top these easy homemade chocolate donuts! Ideal for breakfast or dessert.


SERVINGS: 8 DONUTS CHOCOLATE DONUTS: – 1 cup (125 grams) all-purpose flour  – 1/4 cup (22 grams) unsweetened cocoa powder – 1/2 teaspoon baking soda – 1/8 teaspoon salt – 1/2 cup (120 ml) buttermilk – 1/2 cup (100 grams) granulated sugar – 1 large egg – 2 tablespoons (30 grams) butter  – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract CHOCOLATE GLAZE: – 1 cup (120 grams) powdered sugar – 3 tablespoons (17 grams) unsweetened cocoa powder – 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract – 3-4 tablespoons (45 to 60 ml) milk


Heat the oven to 350°F. Prepare a donut pan with non-stick cooking spray. Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. 

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Combine buttermilk, sugar, egg, butter, and vanilla in a separate bowl. Mix wet and dry ingredients until just combined. Only fill donut cavities 2/3 to 3/4 full with batter.

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Bake 8-10 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the donut comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes in pan. Remove donuts from pan and cool on wire rack.

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Mix powdered sugar, cocoa, vanilla, and milk in another bowl. Add one tablespoon of milk to thin the glaze. Glazed donut tops on wire rack to harden. Sprinkle if desired.

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