Double Chocolate Donuts

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Prepare to delight your taste buds with these heavenly chocolate cake donuts! Bursting with rich chocolate flavor and topped with a decadent chocolate glaze, these fluffy treats are every chocolate lover’s dream come true.

Why You’ll Adore These Chocolate Donuts

  • Effortlessly Easy: Whip up these delectable donuts in under 30 minutes, no mixer required! Plus, they’re baked, eliminating the hassle of dealing with hot oil for frying.
  • Irresistibly Chocolatey: Infused with Dutch process cocoa powder and generously coated in chocolate glaze, these donuts boast an intense chocolate flavor that’s pure bliss.
  • Moist and Rich: Made with a blend of sour cream and whole milk, these chocolate cake donuts are exceptionally moist and boast a tender crumb that’s simply irresistible.

Double Chocolate Donuts

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 16 donuts


#### For the Chocolate Donuts

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup Dutch process cocoa powder
  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • ½ cup whole milk at room temperature
  • ½ cup sour cream at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

#### For the Chocolate Glaze

  • 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • Chocolate shavings for topping


#### For the Donuts

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a donut pan with non-stick spray.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the melted butter, sugar, eggs, milk, sour cream, and vanilla.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Transfer the batter to a piping bag and pipe it into the prepared donut pan, filling each well three-quarters full.
  • Bake for 12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow the donuts to cool in the pan for 2 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.

#### For the Chocolate Glaze

  • In a double boiler over medium heat, melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil together until smooth.
  • Dip each cooled donut into the chocolate glaze, then return them to the wire rack.
  • Place the glazed donuts in the fridge to allow the glaze to set.
  • Sprinkle chocolate shavings over the top of each donut before serving.


Store the donuts in an airtight container for up to three days to maintain their freshness.

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