Chocolate Donuts, gluten free

Be amazed - by glazed Chocolate gluten free donuts

Be amazed – by glazed Chocolate gluten free donuts

Makes: 6 donuts
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes, includes time to cool

1 cup gluten free baking blend for muffins & quick breads
1 Tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon instant espresso powder
1/4 teaspoon table salt
1/8 teaspoon xanthan gum
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup whole milk
2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, broken into pieces

For the Glaze
1 cup confectioners sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons whole milk (or more as needed)
chocolate shavings for topping (optional)

1. Preheat Oven: Place oven rack in middle position. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Prep Pan: Spray a non-stick 6 container donut pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

3. Mix Dry Ingredients: In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour blend, unsweetened cocoa powder, baking powder, instant espresso powder, salt, and xanthan gum until combined.

4. Mix Wet Ingredients: In another medium bowl, whisk the, brown sugar, granulated sugar, egg, and milk together until well combined.

5. Melt Chocolate & Butter: In a small microwave safe bowl, melt butter and unsweetened chocolate until melted, about 30 seconds total, stirring often to combine.

6. Make Batter: Pour melted chocolate into egg mixture and stir well to combine.

7. Add Dry Mix: Pour dry mixture into chocolate mixture and stir until just combined.

8. Fill Pan & Bake: Divide batter evenly into pan, smoothing out tops with the back of a clean spoon. Bake 12 minutes.

9. Cool Donuts: Let donuts cool in pan for 3 minutes, then transfer donuts to a wire rack and let cool completely, about 15 minutes.

10. Make Glaze: While donuts cool, make glaze. In a medium bowl, whisk the powdered sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder, vanilla and milk together until smooth.

11. Glaze Donuts & Enjoy: Dip each donut into the glaze, allowing excess to drip back into bowl before laying donuts on wire rack, glazed side up. Let donuts rest while glaze hardens a bit. Enjoy!

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