Baked Mini Coffee Doughnuts with Cocoa Glaze

Donut recipe or Doughnut recipe? I don’t know which one is correct, but today we are going with donut.

My Pinterest feed has been tempting me with donuts for months now. This pin was the last straw.

I had to bake some donuts myself. This post contains affiliate links, so we can make an obscene amount of mini donuts.

Donut Recipe - Baked Mini Coffee Doughnuts with Cocoa Glaze

I ordered myself a mini donut pan because I figured mini donuts would be safer than the large version.

I had no idea how small this mini pan would be, but it’s adorable and I love it. It makes tiny bite-sized donuts that are perfect for everyone.

I modified the recipe from the pin above. I love the way they turned out, and I look forward to trying more flavor combinations.

Donut Recipe - Baked Mini Coffee Doughnuts with Cocoa Glaze

Baked Mini Coffee Doughnuts Recipe

Makes 24 mini donuts

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup fat-free Greek Yogurt
  • 3 Tbsp strong coffee brewed (just mix a spoonful of instant coffee with a little hot water)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spray mini donut pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, sea salt, and sugar in a bowl. (All dry ingredients)
  4. Mix egg, Greek yogurt, brewed coffee, melted coconut oil, and vanilla bean paste in another bowl. (All wet ingredients)
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until combined. Don’t over-mix.
  6. Scoop the dough into a plastic sandwich bag and cut a corner off. Use the bag to pipe the dough into the mini donut pan.
  7. Bake for 5 minutes.

Cacao Glaze Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cacao powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla instant pudding powder
  • 1 Tbsp water

Instructions

  1. Mix all above ingredients.
  2. Dip the tops of the donuts into the glaze and serve.
Donut Recipe - Baked Mini Coffee Doughnuts with Cocoa Glaze

More donut recipes to make

Donut Recipe - Baked Mini Coffee Doughnuts with Vanilla Glaze

I also tried to make a vanilla glaze using vanilla instant pudding. I used 1 Tbsp vanilla instant pudding powder and 1 Tbsp of coconut milk. It was more like a frosting than a glaze. It was not very pretty on the donuts, but they tasted good.

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17 Comments

  1. Oh YUM! I love this Baked Mini Coffee Doughnuts Recipe. The doughnuts look so delicious, and I love making doughnuts for a dessert. I will have to make your delicious donuts!

  2. Every time I see homemade doughnuts like these, it makes me want to run out and buy a doughnut pan. I think the mini’s are a good idea, too. Less guilt if I end up eating more than one! LOL

  3. Yum love that these use Greek yogurt and coffee! The smaller size would have me eating a ton of these. lol

  4. I don’t think a smaller size donut would make any difference in how much I’d eat… I like that these are baked, not fried.

  5. My family loves donuts, and I think it’d be fun to make our own. Thanks for the recipe and inspiration.

  6. This look yummy. I am going to have to get me a donut pan now. Thanks for linking up on the #HomeMattersParty this week. Hope you will come back and link up again next week.

  7. I love this recipe so much. Mini doughnuts are awesome. Thanks for linking up on #HomeMattersParty and I hope you will come back and link up again soon.

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