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A Chocolate Frosted Doughnut on a square white dish

Chocolate Frosted Doughnuts

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  • Author: Ann
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 doughnuts 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


These Chocolate Frosted Doughnuts feature a fluffy vanilla doughnut, topped with a silky chocolate frosting. Breakfast just got a little more interesting!



Vanilla Doughnuts

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/3 cup granulated sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 large egg, brought to room temperature

1/2 cup whole milk

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled

Chocolate Glaze

1 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar, sifted

4 tablespoons cocoa powder, sifted

45 tablespoons whole milk

2 teaspoons vanilla extract



  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease a doughnut pan nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the the vanilla extract, egg, milk, butter and whisk until smooth.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  5. Using a zip-top bag or a piping bag, pipe the batter into the cavities of the doughnut pan, filling the cavities 3/4 of the way. Bake for 10 minutes, or until the edges are lightly browned. Allow the donuts to cool in the pan.

Chocolate Glaze

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sifted confectioner’s sugar and cocoa powder.
  2. Add the vanilla extract and then the milk, one tablespoon at a time until you reach the desired consistency. It should take about 4-5 tablespoons!
  3. Dip the top of the donuts into the chocolate glaze, and cover with sprinkles.

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