Vegan Cake Donuts ~ Chocolate
Lightly spray the donut pan with pan spray
Preheat the oven to 350°F
Gluten Free All Purpose Flour can be substituted for the AP here
Serves: 24 Mini Donuts (or 12 larger)
  • All Purpose Flour 1 cup (125g)
  • Natural Cocoa Powder Unsweetened ¼ cup (20g)
  • Light Brown Sugar ½ cup (105g)
  • Baking Soda 1 teaspoon
  • Salt ¼ teaspoon
  • Almond Milk ½ cup (120ml)
  • Ground Flax Seed 1 Tablespoon (8g)
  • Hot Water 3 Tablespoons (45ml)
  • Coconut Oil Melted 4 teaspoons
  • Vanilla Extract 1 teaspoon
  1. Combine ground flax seed with hot water and whisk smooth
  2. Let stand for at least 5 minutes or up to 30 minutes to thicken to a paste
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine the almond milk, melted coconut oil, vanilla extract, brown sugar and flax egg and whisk smooth
  4. Add the sifted flour, cocoa powder, salt & baking soda and whisk smooth.
  5. Transfer batter to a pastry bag and pipe half way to the top into each of the cavities.
  6. Bake in a preheated 350°F oven for approximately 8 minutes for the mini's & possibly 10-12 minutes for the larger. When they spring back when gently pressed they are done
  7. Cool then dip in sugar glaze
  8. Decorate as you like
For those who don't care about vegan alternatives, you can use a whole egg in place of the flax & water. And buttermilk in place of the almond milk. Coconut oil can be changed to melted butter
Recipe by Gretchen's Bakery at