Baked Doughnuts with Chocolate Glaze

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First time ever making Baked Doughnuts with Chocolate Glaze and using a silicon tray. The recipe says an electric mixer is not required but when you’ve just bought a stand mixer you look for excuses to use it 😊 So so good and soft.

Yield: 8

Baked Doughnuts with Chocolate Glaze

Baked Doughnuts with Chocolate Glaze

Have you been brave enough to try and make Doughnuts? Well, if you prefer not to fry them, then you're in luck with these easy baked donuts You will end up with less preparation work, and also less cleanup, and mess. Above all, you will find that these baked Doughnuts are super delicious and maybe even better than those fried.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Rest Time 2 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Ingredients

Doughnuts

  • 100 g butter melted
  • 45 ml vegetable oil
  • 125 g castor sugar
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 100 ml buttermilk (I used 100 ml cream and 1 tbsp vinegar)
  • 60 ml milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence (I used extract)
  • 210 g all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt

Cinnamon sugar

  • 2 tbs Castor sugar
  • 2 Tsp Ground cinnamon  
  • 2 tbsp Melted butter  

Chocolate glaze

  • ½ cup chocolate chips or ½ slab dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbs corn syrup
  • 1 – 2 tsp hot water if needed

Instructions

Doughnuts

Preheat oven to 180°C / 350°F.

Spray doughnut pan with non-stick cooking spray.

In a large jug whisk together butter, oil, castor sugar, eggs, buttermilk, milk, and vanilla.

In a mixing bowl sift together flour, baking powder, soda, nutmeg, and salt.

Stir to combine.

Pour the wet ingredients into dry ingredients and with a whisk/mix until the batter is smooth and lump-free.

No electric mixer needed. I used my stand mixer because it’s new and I like playing with it, which could also be why they were so pillowy.

Spoon batter into doughnut pan and tap lightly to spread evenly.

Do not overfill the pan as they rise quite high.

Bake for + 15 minutes until cooked through.

Leave to rest for 2 minutes before turning out.

Cinnamon sugar:

First, dip the doughnut into butter then roll it in the sugar mix.

Chocolate Glaze:

Melt the chocolate, butter, and corn syrup on 50% power in the microwave, stirring frequently until smooth and melted.

Add hot water if the mixture is too thick.

Dip doughnut into the chocolate glaze and let drain on wire rack.

Notes

To glaze I melted a slab of Aero bubble, 4 Ferrero Rocher chocolates (which were in the drawer next to my bed), and a little cream in the microwave.

Prepared, tried, and tested by Melanie Kramer via The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes From Home Chefs

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 463Total Fat 27gSaturated Fat 13gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 90mgSodium 256mgCarbohydrates 53gFiber 2gSugar 31gProtein 6g

Please note, I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition information on this blog, EsmeSalon, has been calculated by using an online calculator and is intended for information and guidance purposes only. If the nutrition information is important to you, please be advised that you should consider calculating it yourself, using your preferred tool.

The History of the Doughnut 

It is true that the humble doughnut does have a convoluted past that involves Dutch immigrants, Russian exiles, French bakers, Irving Berlin, Clark Gable and a certain number of Native Americans. And, yes, in its democratic ethos, its optimism, and its assorted origins, it does seem rather quintessentially American.

Read the full post as it’s very interesting.

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2 thoughts on “Baked Doughnuts with Chocolate Glaze”

    • Good morning friend. I totally agree with you, prefer baked over fried stuff. To answer your question, I use Nutritionix as a calculator as its part of my recipe package.

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