Chocolate Peppermint Doughnuts – Chocolate peppermint flavored doughnuts topped with a sweet fudge topping and a sprinkle of peppermint candy. The perfect holiday treat!
Keyword: chocolate peppermint doughnuts
1 3/4cupsall-purpose flour
1 1/4cupsbrown sugar
1/3cupcoconut oil, melted
1cupsemi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4cuppeppermint candy, crushed
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and brown sugar until combined.
In a small bowl, stir together the egg, milk, peppermint extract, vinegar, and 1/3 cup coconut oil until combined.
Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture until thoroughly combined.
Lightly spray a doughnut pan with non-stick cooking spray and spoon in the batter until the wells are 3/4 full.
Place in the oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until the doughnuts have set. Allow the doughnuts to cool in the pan 2 to 3 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
Using a double boiler, on medium-low heat, melt the chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons of coconut oil until smooth. Remove from the heat and dip the tops of the doughnuts and top with the crushed peppermint candy.