Chocolate Doughnuts
Chocolate Doughnuts
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Indulge in the delicious and chocolatey goodness of these homemade chocolate doughnuts. Finished with a chocolate glaze and some sprinkles, these chocolate doughnuts are the perfect treat for any chocolate lover.

Nutrition: per serving



For the Doughnuts:

  • 225 g Plain Flour
  • 25 g Cocoa Powder
  • 100 g Caster Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 125 ml Milk
  • 50 g Unsalted Butter Melted and cooled
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Vegetable Oil For frying

For the Glaze:

  • 100 g Dark Chocolate Chopped
  • 50 ml Double Cream
  • Sprinkles To decorate


  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and caster sugar.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the eggs lightly, then add the milk, vanilla extract, and melted butter.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.
  • Cover the bowl with clingfilm and leave to rest for 10 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a deep pan over medium heat until it reaches 170°C.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop or two tablespoons, drop spoonfuls of the mixture into the hot oil, frying 2-3 doughnuts at a time. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • Remove the doughnuts from the oil using a slotted spoon and drain on a wire rack lined with paper towels.
  • In a heatproof bowl, melt the dark chocolate and double cream together in the microwave or over a pan of simmering water. Stir until smooth.
  • Dip each doughnut into the chocolate glaze and decorate with sprinkles.
  • Leave to set for 10 minutes before serving.

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