These vegan glazed chocolate donuts are so easy to make. All you need is a bowl, a spatula and a donut baking pan. You can have 12 fresh vegan baked donuts in less than 20 minutes. Plus they are healthier than the deep fried ones.
I love a good donut but the deep fried ones are pretty unhealthy so we keep those as a rare treat. But you don’t have to miss out on doughnuts completely. Baked donuts can be a great treat to have when you’ve god that donut craving.
This recipe is so easy to make you will have 12 freshly baked donuts on your tables on less than 20 minutes. They are perfect for a quick sugary treat or to take along to any get together. They are best when eaten the same day but can also be covered and stored at room temperature for up to two days. You can also freeze the unglazed donuts for up to two months.
These baked donuts are:
- Vegan and vegetarian
- Soft and fluffy
- Easy to make
- Made from pantry ingredients
What you’ll need
- Baking soda
- Apple cider vinegar
- Vanilla extract
- Icing sugar
- Food colouring
Sift all the dry ingredients into a mixing bowl and give them a good mix.
Combine all of the wet ingredients in separate bowl and mix them well together.
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry mix and mix everything together until you have a smooth batter.
Grease the donut baking pan lightly with oil and then pour the batter into the donut pan. Careful not to overfill the pan or the or the holes in the middle will close up.
Bake for 15 minutes or until you can stick a toothpick in the centre and it comes out clean. Allow to cool completely on a cooling rack.
Make the glaze by stirring water and icing sugar together to form a thick glaze. Add food colouring of choice and mix well. Carefully dip each donut into the glaze, glazing half of the donut. Then sprinkle with decorative sprinkles immediately before the glaze had dried.
Can I freeze these donuts?
These donuts can be frozen for up to two month without the glaze.
How long dies this keep?
The donuts are best enjoyed the same day they are made but can also be covered and stored at room temperature for up to two days. You can also freeze the unglazed donuts for up to two months.
Can I skip the glaze?
Yes, you can skip the glaze completely or try dipping the donuts in some melted chocolate.
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Vegan Glazed Chocolate Donuts
- Doughnut Baking Tin, Non Stick, Large, 6 Hole
- 1 3/4 cup Flour
- 1 cup Sugar
- 1/4 cup Cocoa powder
- 1 tsp Baking soda
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/2 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
- 1 1/4 cup Water
- 1/3 cup Oil
- 1 tsp Vanilla
- Heat the oven to 180°C on a fan setting.
- Sift all of the dry ingredients together into a mixing bowl and give them a quick mix.
- Combine of the wet ingredients in a separate bowl and mix them well together. Pour into the dry ingredients and mix until the batter has combined.
- Spray your donut baking tins with cooking spray and pour the batter into the tins. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until you can stick a toothpick in the center and it comes out clean. Allow the donuts to cool completely before glazing them.
- To make the glaze, mix together 1/2 cup of icing sugar with a tablespoon or two of water. Add food coloring of choice and decorate with sprinkles for some extra fun.
This post was updated on July 28th 2020 with new photos and a video.