Baked Banana Donuts with Dark Chocolate Glaze Recipe

Baked Banana Donuts with Dark Chocolate Glaze Recipe

How To Make Baked Banana Donuts with Dark Chocolate Glaze

Baked in just 10 minutes, these banana donuts have cinnamon and nutmeg hints and covered with luscious chocolate glaze that’s made with only 4 ingredients.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



For Donuts:

  • 1cupall-purpose flour,spoon and leveled
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • ¼tspground nutmeg
  • 1large egg
  • cupbrown sugar,packed light or dark
  • ¼cupbutter,melted, slightly cooled
  • ½cupmashed banana,about 1 medium banana
  • ½tsppure vanilla extract
  • 2tbspbuttermilk,or whole milk

For Dark Chocolate Glaze:

  • ½cupdark chocolate chips,or semi-sweet
  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • 2tsplight corn syrup
  • 2tspwater


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a donut pan with non-stick spray. Set aside.


  1. Whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg together in a medium bowl. Set aside.

  2. Whisk the egg and brown sugar together in a medium bowl until smooth. Whisk in the butter, mashed banana, vanilla, and buttermilk until smooth and combined.

  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.

  4. Spoon the batter into the donut cavities using a large zipped-top bag. Cut a corner off the bottom of the bag and pipe the batter into each donut cup, filling ⅔ to ¾ of the way full.

  5. Bake for 9 to 10 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Allow to cool for about 2 minutes and transfer to a wire rack set on a large piece of parchment paper or on a large baking sheet.

  6. Bake the remaining donut batter and once baked, transfer to the wire rack. Allow donuts to cool down until cool enough to handle.

Dark Chocolate Glaze:

  1. Place the chocolate chips, butter, corn syrup, and water in a medium bowl. Melt in 20-second increments in the microwave, stirring after each time, until completely melted and smooth. 

  2. Dip the tops of the donuts into the chocolate glaze.

  3. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 225.77kcal
  • Fat: 12.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.32g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.59g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.08g
  • Fiber: 1.89g
  • Sugar: 10.64g
  • Protein: 3.27g
  • Cholesterol: 41.45mg
  • Sodium: 148.93mg
  • Calcium: 63.37mg
  • Potassium: 155.36mg
  • Iron: 2.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 74.68µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.13mg
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