Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Homemade Chocolate Donuts with Orange Glaze

Two things are for sure, we love the Fall and we love donuts. Put them together and we are in heaven. Here is a recipe for Chocolate Donuts with Orange Glaze, they are seriously mouth watering.

Recipe for Chocolate Donuts with Orange Glaze


1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 tablespoons butter, melted


2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
4 tablespoons orange juice.


Preheat oven to 325 degrees
Spray a donut pan with non-stick cooking spray

In a medium bowl, combine well all the dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, add the buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla. Beat them together and then add them to the dry ingredients.
Add the melted butter to the mixture, and mix until a batter has formed.

Spoon the batter into the prepared donut pan and bake for 10 minutes.
Then turn donuts out onto a cooling rack, and let donuts cool.

To make the glaze, put powered sugar in a medium bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of milk, and 4 tablespoons of orange juice. Stir until glaze is smooth. Add orange food coloring if desired.
Spread glaze on cooled donuts and let it dribble down the sides.

Makes 1 dozen donuts.

*Recipe and pictures courtesy of Popcorn and Pearls*

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