Mini Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    35mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    12
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    157
based on 12 ratings

A mini doughnut pan is a game-changer. These chocolate cake doughnuts are nothing fancy: just a quick and delicious entry-level doughnut that comes out soft and sweet and a little crumbly.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019

Ingredients

  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    50g (about 4 tbsp)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    160g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
    20g (about 3¾ tbsp)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    about ½ teaspoon (2g)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    about ½ teaspoon (2g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    about ½ teaspoon (3g)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    1 (50g)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    2 tsp (10ml)
  • Sour cream icon
    Sour cream
    115ml (½ cup)
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    78ml (5¼ tbsp)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    2 tbsp (28g)
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    125g (about 1 cup)
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    1.5 tbsp (22ml)

Tools

  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Mini doughnut pan
  • kCook icon Small glass bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  2. Prepare a clean mini doughnut pan
  3. Add granulated sugar, all purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Whisk together
  5. Add egg, vanilla extract, sour cream and milk to the batter
  6. Mix well
  7. Add unsalted butter to a clean small glass bowl
  8. Melt in microwave
  9. Mix content of small glass bowl into batter
  10. Transfer batter to mini doughnut pan
  11. Bake - 10 min, 175°C
  12. Transfer onto cooling rack
  13. Add powdered sugar and vanilla extract to a clean small bowl
  14. Mix in milk to the glaze
  15. Glaze
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