Mini Chocolate Cake Doughnuts



Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated May 27, 2022)



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A mini doughnut pan is a game-changer. These chocolate cake doughnuts are nothing fancy: just a quick and delicious entry-level doughnut that comes out soft and sweet and a little crumbly.


  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar50 g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour160 g
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder20 g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder½ teaspoon
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda½ teaspoon
  • Salt icon
    Salt½ teaspoon
  • Egg icon
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract2 teaspoons
  • Sour cream icon
    Sour cream120 g
  • Milk icon
    Milk80 g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter2 tablespoons
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar120 g
  • Milk icon
    Milk1 ½ tablespoons

  • 1. Weigh all the ingredients before starting cooking
  • 2. Pre-heat oven - 174°C
  • 3. Grease a mini doughnut pan with a little butter
  • 4. Add granulated sugar, all purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 5. Whisk together
  • 6. Add egg, vanilla extract, sour cream and milk to the dry ingredients
  • 7. Mix well
  • 8. Add unsalted butter to a clean small glass bowl
  • 9. Melt in microwave
  • 10. Mix melted butter into batter until combined
  • 11. Transfer batter to mini doughnut pan
  • 12. Bake - 10 min
  • 13. Transfer onto cooling rack
  • 14. Add powdered sugar and vanilla extract to a clean small bowl
  • 15. Mix in milk until smooth
  • 16. Glaze the doughnuts

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