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Peanut Butter Glazed Chocolate Donuts Recipe

Soft and fluffy chocolate donuts with a creamy, sweet and salty peanut butter glaze. Perfect breakfast idea for the weekend! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time9 mins
Total Time24 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: donuts
Servings: 6 donuts
Calories: 318kcal
Author: Anna


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup + 3 Tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 6 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 2 Tablespoons confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 420 degrees F. Grease a regular size 6 donut pan.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt.
  • In another bowl, whisk together buttermilk, egg, oil and vanilla.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and whisk until smooth. Add chocolate chips and stir. Divide the batter evenly in the donut pan.
  • Bake donuts for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then transfer onto a cooling rack.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together peanut butter and melted butter. Add sifted confectioners sugar and vanilla and whisk until smooth. It may look clumpy at first but keep whisking, it will become smooth. It will be thick but easily spreadable. You can warm it up in a microwave to make it more drizzling consistency. Dip donuts in glaze and set back on cooling rack.


Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 239mg | Potassium: 308mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2.2mg