Sunday, June 14, 2020

Lightened-Up Chocolate Peanut Butter Donuts

It’s no hush-hush that my love runs DEEP for the chocolate peanut butter combo. Food ever makes me happy no thing what, merely there is actually something absolutely magical near chocolate too peanut butter together. I oftentimes dip my spoon inward peanut butter jars too sprinkle it alongside nighttime chocolate chips, or fifty-fifty better even so, smear peanut butter on a foursquare of my favorite 85% chocolate bar from Trader Joe’second.

These are SO insanely skillful. They experience absolutely SINFUL, merely they’re really somewhat healthy. Healthy to the betoken that they’re totally acceptable for breakfast. They’re made alongside whole wheat flour, in addition to in that location’sec solely one/iv cup of sugar in the whole batch of donuts..crazy huh?! They audio similar your weekend plans… 🙂

I’one thousand unremarkably a fried donut girl. I intend that typically null compares to the taste of a yeasted, fried donut. These, though, gave the yeasted donut a serious go for their coin. They’re then moist and total of rich chocolate flavor, not as well sugariness, and accept the perfect total of creamy peanut butter glaze.
I too topped them alongside my favorite mini nighttime chocolate peanut butter cups, because texture is ever a must. And extra chocolatey + pb season of course!

And then I drizzled them with more peanut butter on pinnacle, because why not?
I dearest baking alongside whole wheat pastry flour because it has such a wonderful, fine texture that is not gritty at all like regular whole wheat flour. These donuts are serious clouds because of it.

I accept been baking a ton amongst option flours like almond flour, coconut flour, together with chickpea flour recently, and I forgot how much I LOVE Whole wheat pastry flour. Definitely going to get stock up on it over again!


Lightened-Up Chocolate Peanut Butter Donuts


Breakfast, Dessert, Snack

Prep Time 25 minutes

Cook Time xv minutes

Total Time xl minutes

Servings 8 -10 donuts

Author Molly (Spices inwards My deoxyribonucleic acid)


  • For the DONUTS:

  • one
    whole wheat pastry flour (non regular whole wheat flour)

  • ane/three
    cocoa pulverization

  • i/two
    baking powder

  • ane/2
    baking soda

  • i/two

  • i/iv
    brown sugar

  • one
    large egg

  • i/ii
    unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or milk of your option)

  • two
    vanilla extract

  • one/four
    patently Greek yogurt

  • 2
    kokosnoot oil, melted together with slightly cooled

  • i/iv
    mini chocolate chips

  • For the GLAZE + TOPPING:

  • three
    peanut butter, the natural drippy sort

  • 1/4
    vanilla extract

  • 2/three
    powdered saccharide

  • ane/iv
    almond milk

  • extra natural peanut butter for drizzling

  • mini night chocolate peanut butter cups, chopped (tin can purpose whatever form yous'd similar, but I love Justin'sec!)


  1. Preheat oven to 375℉. Spray a criterion donut pan alongside coconut oil cooking spray or regular cooking spray. Combine flour, cocoa pulverization, baking soda, baking pulverization, in addition to salt in a medium bowl. Whisk to combine. Set aside.

  2. In another medium bowl, whisk together the egg too brown carbohydrate until combined. Add the residuum of the wet ingredients (almond milk, vanilla, Greek yogurt, and coconut crude oil). Whisk until incorporated.

  3. Gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet, folding to combine. Gently plication inward the chocolate chips. Either using a pastry pocketbook or a spoon, gently piping or spoon the batter into the prepared donut pan. Fill each virtually iii/iv the mode total. Bake for 12-xv minutes until donuts are cooked through in addition to jump back when touched. Let cool on a baking rack.

  4. While the donuts are baking, brand the glaze. Add peanut butter too vanilla to a medium bowl. Whisk inwards the powdered carbohydrate gradually, and then add together the almond milk and whisk until no lumps rest as well as a glaze forms. If it seems also thick, add together an extra tablespoon of almond milk. Dip the donuts inward the glaze, and so sprinkle amongst chopped peanut butter cups. Devour.

Donut base of operations adapted from this recipe.

I tin assure y'all this donut lasted no more than 30 seconds.

What are your favorite donuts flavors, as well as are yous on squad fried or baked?!