Chocolate Dipped Doughnuts
Chocolate Dipped Doughnuts with Sprinkles
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings: 10
These chocolate-dipped doughnuts with rainbow sprinkles won't let you down if you like your doughnuts with sprinkles on top! The whole family will enjoy these soft and fluffy homemade chocolate doughnut recipes.

Nutrition: per serving




  • 250 g Strong White Bread Flour
  • 50 g Caster Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 7 g Instant Yeast 1 Sachet
  • 70 g Butter Unsalted
  • 75 ml Milk
  • 2 Eggs


  • 100 g Dark Chocolate
  • 30 g Butter Unsalted
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • 50 g Chocolate or Rainbow Sprinkles


For the doughnuts

  • Add the flour, sugar, yeast and 1 tsp salt in the bowl and mix until combined.
  • Then gradually add the egg, milk and butter.
  • Gently mix until the dough comes together. The dough should become soft, elastic and sticky. (See Note 1)
  • Knead until you get a smooth dough.
  • Transfer the dough into lightly greased bowl.
  • Cover and leave to rise in a warm place for 1-2 hours or until doubled in size.
  • Place the dough on a floured worktop and roll out into 1/2 inch thick sheet
  • Cut the dough using a doughnut cutter. (See Note 2)
  • Set the doughnuts aside on parchment paper. (See Note 3)
  • Cover and let the doughnuts rest for 30-60 minutes, until the doughnuts have increased in sized.
  • In a large separate deep pan, heat the oil to 180°C.
  • Gently put the doughnuts into the pan, make sure not to overcrowd.
  • Fry for about 3 minutes until puffed and golden.
  • Flip them over gently and fry for another minute or 2. You will need to hold them down with a spoon as they begin to float.
  • Remove from the oil and drain them

For the glaze

  • Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water.
  • Remove from the heat and gradually add the butter, milk and golden syrup, incorporating fully after each addition.
  • While still warm, dip the doughnuts in the glaze to coat the top.
  • Transfer to a plate and sprinkle over the chocolate or rainbow sprinkles.
  • Leave to set and then serve.

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