Chocolate Donuts



Donuts are a delicious treat that has been around for centuries. They come in so many different shapes, sizes, and flavors that it's hard to pick just one! From classic glazed donuts to creative flavors like maple bacon and blueberry cheesecake, there's something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a quick breakfast option or an afternoon snack, donuts are sure to satisfy you.

They can be enjoyed on their own or paired with your favorite beverage for a tasty treat. No matter how you enjoy them, donuts are always a delightful indulgence.

Fun Facts about Donuts

Before starting with this recipe, let us dive into some fun facts about Donuts

  • The first donut was created in the mid-1800s by a Dutch immigrant named Hanson Gregory.
  • The world’s largest donut weighed over 8,000 pounds and was made in Toronto in 2011.
  • The average American consumes approximately 10-12 donuts per year.
  • The most popular donut flavor in the United States is glazed.


  • Donuts are popular in Japan, where they are often filled with red bean paste or custard.
  • The most expensive donut ever sold was a diamond-encrusted one that cost $1,685.
  • The largest donut chain in the world is Dunkin’ Donuts, with more than 11,000 locations.
  • The donut hole was invented in 1847 by a ship captain who wanted to make donuts easier to eat.


  • 3 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons milkmaid
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
For Dark Chocolate Sauce
  • 1 cup chopped dark chocolate
  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • 1 tsp butter

Method of preparation

For Dark Chocolate Sauce-

  • Heat the fresh cream in a broad non-stick pan and cook on slow flame.
  • Add chopped chocolates and butter to it. Stir smoothly till the chocolate melts and no lumps remain to get a fine texture.


For Donuts-

  • In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the white sugar, buttermilk, milkmaid, melted butter, and vanilla extract.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a deep non-stick pan.
  • Drop rounded teaspoons of the dough into the hot oil, a few at a time. Fry until golden brown, about 4 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and allow to drain on paper towels.
  • Dip the warm donuts into dark chocolate sauce and place them on the plate.


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