Baked chocolate-glazed donuts. You can add a few chocolate chips to the donuts before baking, if desired.

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
30
Yield:
30 donuts
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Ingredients

30
Original recipe yields 30 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease donut pans well.

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  • Sift flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, and salt together into a large bowl.

  • Whisk milk, egg, butter, oil, and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract together in a small bowl. Stir into flour mixture until just combined.

  • Spoon batter into the prepared donut pans, filling each well 3/4 full.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into a donut comes out clean, about 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool for about 5 minutes; tap donuts out onto a sheet pan.

  • Combine confectioners' sugar, hot water, and remaining vanilla extract in a bowl to make the glaze.

  • Place parchment paper under a wire cooling rack. Transfer cooled donuts to the rack and coat in glaze, letting excess drip onto parchment paper; coat the donuts a second time if desired.

Nutrition Facts

189 calories; protein 1.6g 3% DV; carbohydrates 42.4g 14% DV; fat 1.8g 3% DV; cholesterol 9mg 3% DV; sodium 122.7mg 5% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
03/22/2020
This is the closest I have ever gotten to store bought donuts. I swapped out part of the flour for more cocoa powder to make them chocolate. Also, for the frosting I used half cocoa powder and half powdered sugar to make the frosting chocolate. Also, I saran wrapped some of them and froze them. When you thaw them out overnight they are perfect. I will definitely be making these again! Love them! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/22/2020
This is the closest I have ever gotten to store bought donuts. I swapped out part of the flour for more cocoa powder to make them chocolate. Also, for the frosting I used half cocoa powder and half powdered sugar to make the frosting chocolate. Also, I saran wrapped some of them and froze them. When you thaw them out overnight they are perfect. I will definitely be making these again! Love them! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/23/2019
Don't expect them to taste like donut shop ones. But they are pretty tasty! Love how they're baked not fried. Had to play with icing a bit bake them longer and only made 20 VS 24 according to recipe. But these aren't faults of the recipe. We dropped choc chips and cinnamon chips in some. Left a few plain and not iced. Kids had a blast making and decorating. Something different than muffins and cupcakes. Will make again! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/29/2020
This was an easy recipe to follow. Six cups of confectioner's sugar was too much glaze for us, so I ended up not using all the glaze I made. My husband and kids enjoyed the donuts. I will probably make this recipe again. Thank you! Read More
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