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Chocolate Powdered Sugar Donut Holes

Baked Donut Holes ready for breakfast in under 30 minutes. My kids love these Chocolate Powdered Sugar Donut Holes for breakfast, but they are also a great after school treat!

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Chocolate Powdered Sugar Donut Holes: baked and ready in under 30 minutes!

The day is almost here. The day my kids head back to school.

Backpacks are ready. Supplies are bought. We just went to the last open house. Nothing but a weekend between freedom….and school.

And for the first time in many many years (maybe ever?) I’m kinda excited.

Chocolate Powdered Sugar Donut Holes: baked and ready in under 30 minutes!

I’m almost positive the kids are excited too. With moving just over a month ago to this new neighborhood, they have yet to make new friends. Sure we have some friends here from years ago…but not in our neighborhood. And not in their new schools. But I’m sure that will change quickly, as they are all wearing new shirts that say, “please be my friend, I’m new and I’m nice.”

Okay, not really. But I feel a little bad for them. As they awkwardly lumbar to school this week, hoping (maybe a little to eagerly) to make new friends….I will be home enjoying a little peace and quiet. Sitting with my coffee and laptop and getting some much overdue work done (and by work, I mean catching up on some tv shows and eating desserts).

I don’t feel guilty one bit. Cause I made donuts. That makes me cool. And it makes them cool. Because all these new friends they will be making have no idea what they are embarking on in this new friendship. Sleepovers packed with cupcakes, fudge and cinnamon rolls. And many many donut holes.

You may remember back in March or so when I mentioned I had made several different flavors. Well, here is another delicious one for you! It’s a moist chocolate donut hole (I bake them in my mini muffin pan) coated with melted butter and powdered sugar.

I know. I know. I really should send them all the school and save these for myself. That’s what I was thinking too…..

Chocolate Powdered Sugar Donut Holes: baked and ready in under 30 minutes!

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Yield: 36 donut holes

Chocolate Powdered Sugar Donut Holes

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes

Ingredients

For the donut holes:

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

For the coating:

  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. For the donuts, mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Add in eggs, milk, vanilla and butter. Beat for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Spray mini muffin pan with baking spray. Fill each muffin cup about ½ full and bake in a 325 degree oven for about 7-9 minutes.
  3. Remove and cool in pan about 10 minutes, then cool completely on wire rack.
  4. When cool, dip each donut into the melted butter and roll in powdered sugar. Eat and enjoy!

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Baked Donut Holes ready for breakfast in under 30 minutes. My kids love these Chocolate Powdered Sugar Donut Holes for breakfast, but they are also a great after school treat!

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Posted on August 15, 2014

Comments & Reviews

  1. Hello, I was wondering if this recipe would work for normal or mini donuts too? I’m asking because these donut holes remind me of these mini chocolate powdered sugar donuts I use to buy all the time but I can’t find them anywhere and I can only find vanilla at the store, I really miss the chocolate ones.

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