Chocolate Glazed Baked Doughnuts

March 16, 2012

 I am Irish. (Who would of guessed, right?  Erin?  My name actually means "Ireland Forever".)  My mom is 100 % Irish and she grew up in a very Irish, South side Chicago neighborhood home.  So, every year, we ate corn beef & cabbage for St Patrick's Day dinner.  Ugh. OK! I know there is a long list of people who love corn beef and cabbage (the majority of my siblings included)  Not me.   After eating it year after year. Plain, corn beef and even plainer...boiled potatoes.  I just got kinda sick of it.  I also feel the same way of tomato soup...after eating endless bowls of it in my childhood on Fridays during Lent, I can't even look at a bowl of soup.

So, instead of corn beef, I made some chocolate glazed doughnuts and added green sprinkles for the holiday!

Just take my Simple Baked Doughnut recipe and add some yummy chocolate glaze to them.

Here is also a helpful link, just in case, you don't own a doughnut pan.
Have a Happy St Patrick's Day!

Chocolate Glazed Baked Doughnuts

by Table for Seven
Prep Time: 00:15
Cook Time: 00:07
Ingredients (12 doughnuts)
    • 2 cups flour
    • 3/4 cups sugar
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
    • 3/4 cup buttermilk
    • 2 eggs, beaten
    • 2 TBSP melted butter
    • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
    • 2 TBSP butter
    • 2 TBSP light corn syrup
    • 2 tsp hot water
    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Grease doughnut pan.
    In a mixing bowl, sift together, flour, sugar, baking powder and nutmeg.
    Add buttermilk, eggs and butter. Mix until combined. Fill doughnut pan cavities about 2/3 full.
    Bake 7-9 minutes or until donuts spring back when touched.
    In a medium saucepan, mix ingredients together until melted completely. Drizzle over doughnuts or dip tops in glaze completely.
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    1. I love homemade doughnuts and for some reason have never tried them on my own. The chocolate glaze looks great and I like that they're festive for St. Paddy's. Have a great weekend!

    2. They are super easy Julia..if you give them a try, let me know how they turn out for you :)
      Have a great weekend also!


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