Chocolate Cake Doughnuts Recipe

Chocolate Cake Doughnuts Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

Enjoy soft and moist bites of these delectable cake doughnuts, made extra chocolatey, for a tasty snack! It’s infinitely easier to make in under one hour.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • cupswhite sugar
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • 2eggs
  • ½tspsalt
  • 4tbspbutter
  • 1ozunsweetened chocolate,(3 squares)
  • tspvanilla extract
  • 1cupbuttermilk
  • cupsall purpose flour
  • 3tspbaking powder
  • 1cupconfectioners’ sugar
  • 1egg white
  • ½tspvanilla extract
  • 4cupsvegetable oil,for frying


  1. Beat the sugar and eggs together until creamy and lemon colored.

  2. Melt the butter and chocolate together in a small saucepan over low heat. Beat into the sugar and egg mixture.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine the vanilla and buttermilk. Stir into the sugar mixture.

  4. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Stir into the liquid mixture.

  5. Chill the dough slightly to make it easier to handle.

  6. Roll out half the dough on a lightly floured board to a ½-inch thickness. Cut into doughnuts. Allow the cut doughnuts to dry for 10 minutes.

  7. Heat 2 inches of oil to 370 degrees F in a large skillet. The dough should be at room temperature before frying.

  8. Dip a metal pancake turner into the hot oil each time before using it to move or turn a doughnut. Transfer the doughnuts to the skillet, one every 15 seconds.

  9. Fry each doughnut for about 90 seconds per side. Remove the doughnuts and drain on paper towels. Repeat with the remaining dough.


  1. Beat the sugar, egg white, and vanilla together until smooth.

  2. Drizzle onto the doughnuts after they have cooled. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

All the ingredients should be at room temperature of 70 degrees F before starting.


  • Calories: 399.87kcal
  • Fat: 32.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.38g
  • Trans Fat: 0.29g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 22.19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.30g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.95g
  • Fiber: 0.55g
  • Sugar: 14.38g
  • Protein: 2.38g
  • Cholesterol: 15.08mg
  • Sodium: 139.00mg
  • Calcium: 48.81mg
  • Potassium: 42.35mg
  • Iron: 0.96mg
  • Vitamin A: 18.68µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.08mg
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