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Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze

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How does a Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze recipe sound?  It sounds excellent in my opinion, lol.  Then again it cold be because I made the donut recipe for my family the other morning.  It is GOOD, so far the best baked donuts I have done.  I seriously think the trick was adding chocolate milk rather than water and regular milk.  Here is the recipe I hope you enjoy it.

Okay, here is the recipe I hope you enjoy it.

Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze

Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze

Here is everything you’ll need to make these super yummy cake donuts with a delicious peanut butter glaze:

Donuts

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1large egg
  • 1 ½ TruMoo Chocolate Milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted)
  • 1 ½ to 2 cups dark chocolate chips (depending upon how much you like chocolate)

Peanut Butter Glaze:

  • 1 ½ – 2 cups powder sugar
  • ¼ cup milk (you can also use TruMoo Chocolate Milk to give it a chocolatey flavor)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  •  1 ½ cups creamy peanut butter

Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter GlazeReady to make the best baked chocolate cake donuts EVER! Awesome let’s get started:

Donuts

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare your donut pan(s).  If you have a pan for donut holes you can use that as well, just to mix things up a bit.

Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze

  • In a large bowl (I used my KitchenAid Mixer bowl) combine the dry ingredients – flour, sugar, cocoa powder, chocolate chips, salt and baking powder.
  • In a small to medium sized bowl combine egg, vanilla, TruMoo Chocolate Milk and butter and whisk together
  • Pour the wet ingredients into your large bowl with dry ingredients.  If you have a mixer, I will use that on medium for about 1 minute then turn it down to low until everything is mixed completely.

Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze

  • Using a spoon, or if you’re a smart cookie, you can use a baggie and pipe the batter into the donut pan.  Yea, I didn’t think of it either; you can thank my youngest daughter who came to tell me that when I was almost done lol.  It would have been so much easier and a lot less messy had she been like 5 minutes earlier lol.  Either way, as long as the batter ends up in your donut pan you are doing great. Be sure to fill each donut cup about ¾ full.  It’s okay if they rise above the pan, just as long as they don’t overflow.
  • Bake for about 12 to 15 minutes or until toothpick ready.  To see if they are toothpick ready just grab a toothpick and stick in the middle of the donut.  If the toothpick comes out clean, they are prepared.

Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze

  • Remove from oven and allow donuts to cool for a few minutes, flip the pan over on a wire rack and allow to cool completely so you can add a beautiful peanut butter glaze.

Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze

Peanut Butter Glaze

  • In a medium sized bowl, preferably one that you’ll be able to dip the donuts into, combine all ingredients but the peanut butter and whisk until mixed completely.  I would start out with 1 ½ cups powder sugar, and if needed, you can add more to make it thicker.  If you need to add more powder sugar only all 1/3 cup at a time until you get desired thickness.
  • Add peanut butter to the powder sugar mixture and mix completely.

Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze

  • Dip one side of your donut into the glaze, make sure it’s covered well.  I normally dip mine about half way, especially with this chocolate and peanut butter combo.  YUMMY!

Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze

  • A place donut with glaze back on the wire rack with the glazed side up and allow glaze to harden.

Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze

  • If you like, you can melt the rest of your chocolate chips and pour them into a piping bag so you can pipe on a few chocolate lines.

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Ingredients

    Donuts:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1large egg
  • 1 1/2 TruMoo Chocolate Milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted)
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups dark chocolate chips (depending upon how much you like chocolate)
  • Peanut Butter Glaze:
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cups powder sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk (you can also use TruMoo Chocolate Milk to give it a chocolatey flavor)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter

Instructions

    Donuts:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare your donut pan(s). If you have a pan for donut holes you can use that as well, just to mix things up a bit.
  2. In a large bowl (I used my KitchenAid Mixer bowl) combine the dry ingredients - flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder.
  3. In a small to medium sized bowl combine egg, TruMoo Chocolate Milk, vanilla, butter, and whisk together.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into your large bowl with dry ingredients and mix completely. If you have a mixer, I will use that on medium for about 1 minute then turn it down to low until everything is mixed completely.
  5. Using a spoon, or if you’re a smart cookie, you can use a baggie and pipe the batter into the donut pan. Yea, I didn’t think of it either; you can thank my youngest daughter who came to tell me that when I was almost done lol. It would have been so much easier and a lot less messy had she been like 5 minutes earlier lol. Either way,y as long as the batter ends up in your donut pan you are doing great. Be sure to fill each donut cup about 3/4 full. It’s okay if they rise above the pan, just as long as they don’t overflow.
  6. Bake for about 12 to 15 minutes or until toothpick ready. To see if they are toothpick ready just grab a toothpick and stick in the middle of the donut. If the toothpick comes out clean, they are prepared.
  7. Remove from oven and allow donuts to cool for a few minutes, flip the pan over on a wire rack and allow to cool so you can add a beautiful peanut butter glaze.
  8. Peanut Butter Glaze:
  9. In a medium sized bowl, preferably one that you’ll be able to dip the donuts into, combine all ingredients but the peanut butter and whisk until mixed completely.
  10. Add peanut butter to the powder sugar mixture and mix completely.
  11. I would start out with 1 1/2 cups powder sugar, and if needed, you can add more to make it thicker. If you need to add more powder sugar only all 1/3 cup at a time until you get desired thickness.
  12. Dip one side of your donut into the glaze, make sure it’s covered well. I typically drop mine about half way, especially with this chocolate and peanut butter combo. YUMMY!
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Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter GlazeI sure hope you enjoy the Double Chocolate Baked Cake Donuts with Peanut Butter Glaze as much as we did.  Remember, if you decide to make the recipe share a picture with us on Facebook, Twitter by tagging us @sjblahblahblog, or Instagram @JennWorden.  We would love to see how they turn out.

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5 Comments

  1. KATE SARSFIELD March 17, 2016
    Baked doughnuts? These are something I've never heard of, let alone tried, till now, that is! I'm a peanut butter freak and these look like something I'd be able to manage!
    Reply
  2. Andrea March 3, 2016
    Oh my gosh, these look amazing! ?? PB&Chocolate is one of my favorite combinations, hands down.
    Reply
  3. clojo9372 February 29, 2016
    I love a dessert of chocolate combined with peanut butter. It's my favorite blend. I know this recipe will taste out of this world! :)
    Reply
  4. lisa February 20, 2016
    As always, another good dessert recipe.I wish I could bake. I'd love to try these.
    Reply

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