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Whole Wheat Chocolate Glazed Donuts

Freshly ground whole wheat flour are the secret to these moist, nutty and delicious donuts that can go from milled to made in just under 1 hour!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 - 16 donuts
Calories: 378kcal


  • 1 cup freshly milled whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • Chocolate Glaze:
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 oz. dark bittersweet chocolate broken into bits
  • large pinch of salt
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl combine the flours, baking powder, sugar, cinnamon and salt.
  • Cut the butter in and rub with your fingers until the mixture resembles coarse sand.
  • In another small bowl, combine the milk, yogurt,eggs and vanilla.
  • Mix to combine.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Do not overmix!
  • Spray two donut pans lightly with cooking spray.
  • Fill each donut cup ⅔ way full.
  • Bake for 14 - 16 minutes until the donuts are golden brown and a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool.
  • Repeat with remaining batter.
  • When cool, dip donuts into warm glaze.
  • Place on rack.
  • Let cool for 30 minutes.
  • Eat!
  • For Chocolate Glaze:
  • Sift the confectioners sugar with the cinnamon and set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine the butter, milk, corn syrup, vanilla, chocolate and salt.
  • Over medium high heat, melt the chocolate, stirring frequently.
  • When the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth, whisk in the sifted confectioners sugar.


Depending upon how full you fill the donut tins, your yield will vary. At a minimum you will get 12 donuts from this recipe.


Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 221mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 430IU | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 1.3mg