Baked Double Chocolate Orange Doughnuts Recipe


Ingredients

For the Doughnuts
1 and 1/2 cups plain/all-purpose flour 190g
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup cocoa powder 50g
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup orange juice 60ml
1 large egg
1/2 cup light brown sugar 100g
1/2 cup Greek style yogurt 120ml
2 tablespoons unsalted butter 30g, melted
Zest of 1 large orange

For the Glaze
1/2 cup chocolate chips 100g
2 tablespoons unsalted butter 30g
2 teaspoons light corn syrup/golden syrup
2 teaspoons orange juice
Chocolate sprinkles to garnish

Instructions

For the Doughnuts
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Grease a doughnut pan, and set aside.
  2. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder, salt, nutmeg, and zest. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together the orange juice, egg, sugar, yogurt, and melted butter until combined.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and mix until just combined. Fold in the orange zest. Do not over-mix. Spoon the batter into the prepared doughnut pan and smooth out. Bake for 5 - 7 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool in the pan for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

For the Glaze
  1. Place the chocolate chips, butter, and syrup in a heat-proof bowl, and microwave until completely melted and smooth, stirring every 10 seconds. Stir in the orange juice.
  2. Dip each doughnut into the glaze, garnish with chocolate sprinkles, and leave to set on the wire rack.

Original recipe and more pictures visit: Baked Double Chocolate Orange Doughnuts @ marshasbakingaddiction.com

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