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Chocolate Frosted Chocolate Cake Donuts

  • Author: Natalie
  • Prep Time: 25
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 10 donuts 1x
  • Category: Desserts, Baking
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Chocolate Frosted Chocolate Cake Donuts


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Ingredients

FOR THE DONUTS

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened natural or Dutch processed
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup semisweet mini chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted or vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk

FOR THE CHOCOLATE GANACHE GLAZE

  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

FOR DECORATION

  • sea salt flakes
  • sprinkles

Instructions

FOR THE DONUTS

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F and grease donut molds well with butter.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk to combine the flour, sugars, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the egg, vanilla, yogurt, milk and melted butter. 
  4. Stir the egg-yogurt mixture into the dry ingredients. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. Use a piping bag or zip lock bag or spoon to fill the dough into the donut molds between 3/4 full and full.
  6. Bake 8-10 minutes. Let cool on wire rack.

FOR THE CHOCOLATE GANACHE

  1. Place the chocolate chips in a heatproof bowl. In a small saucepan on low heat, bring the heavy cream to a boil then pour over the chocolate chips. Do not stir.
  2. Allow to sit for 3 minutes then stir till smooth. Allow to cool slightly before using.

TO DECORATE THE DONUTS

  1. Dip the donuts in the glaze or drizzle the glaze over top. Sprinkle with sprinkles or sea salt. Enjoy!

Keywords: donuts, doughnuts, chocolate, ganache, frosting, glazed, sprinkles, sea salt, icing, baked donuts, cocoa, chocolate chips