Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Chocolate Glazed Cake Donuts

  • 3 to 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 quarts oil for deep frying
  • 1 1/2 cups dark chocolate morsels or chips for glazing
  • In a large bowl. stir together the flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Make a well in the center and pour in the milk, egg, butter and vanilla. Mix until blended. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Heat oil in a deep heavy skillet to 370 degrees F. On a floured board, roll chill dough out to 1/2-inch thickness. Use a 3 inch round cutter to cut out the donuts. Use smaller cutter to cut the holes from center.
  • Fry donuts in hot oil until golden brown, turning once. Remove from oil to drain on paper towel. Meanwhile, melt the chocolate in microwave or double boiler. Glaze the top of the donuts with the chocolate.


  1. Wow, the stars make these incredibly pretty! And I don't even like donuts! ;) My wife would be all over these, though.

  2. SOOO pretty! Nicely the stars.

  3. These donuts are my calling - amazing flavour, taste and presentation :D
    Awesome post!

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  4. Beautiful photo! These donuts look delicious and rich, and they are soooo pretty, almost too good to eat......almost!

  5. My kids would go crazy for these! Actually they'd probably just eat the chocolate off the top :) Great picture! I love the gold star sprinkles!