Donuts With a Healthy Twist recipe

Chef Shayna from the Young Chef's Academy in Northeast Fresno shows us a recipe for a chocolate donut that has a healthy twist.
February 21, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
Chef Shayna from the Young Chef's Academy in Northeast Fresno shares a recipe for a chocolate donut that has a healthy twist.

Ingredients:

For the donuts:

  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup mini chocolate chips (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tablespoons sour cream
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • For the glaze:

  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • Directions:


    To make the donuts:

    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
    2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, chocolate chips and baking soda.
    3. In a small bowl, beat together the vanilla, egg, sour cream, milk and oil.
    4. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry until just combined.
    5. Spoon in a greased donut pan.
    6. Bake for 8 minutes or until the tops spring back when you touch them.
    7. Let the donuts cool in the pan before glazing.

    To make the glaze:

    1. In a small saucepan over low heat, combine the sugar, milk and vanilla until well-combined. Remove from the heat.
    2. Dunk the donuts in the glaze to fully coat and place on a wire rack to set.


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