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Baked chocolate donuts

You can’t go wrong with these baked chocolate donuts! They are the perfect way to start your day! Get yourself some today by making this simple recipe! You won't regret it!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 donuts
Calories 292 kcal


For the donuts

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

For the glaze

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tbsp whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla


To make the donuts

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, chocolate chips, and baking soda.
  • In a small bowl, beat together the vanilla, egg, sour cream, milk, and oil.
  • Stir the wet ingredients into the dry until just combined.
  • Spoon in a greased donut pan.
  • Bake for 8 minutes or until the tops spring back when you touch them.
  • Let the donuts cool in the pan before glazing.

To make the glaze

  • In a small saucepan over low heat, combine the sugar, milk, and vanilla until well combined. Remove from the heat.
  • Dunk the donuts in the glaze to fully coat and place on a wire rack to set.


Serving: 1donutCalories: 292kcalCarbohydrates: 61gProtein: 4gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 96mgPotassium: 102mgFiber: 1gSugar: 47gVitamin A: 118IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 45mgIron: 1mg
Keyword baked chocolate donuts, chocolate donuts
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