Dark Chocolate + Cayenne-Spiced Mini Donuts

By March 1, 2016 No Comments

Chocolate…enough said! Prep these quick + easy gluten-free mini donuts and top them with antioxidant-rich melted dark chocolate + a dash of cayenne pepper for a savory-spicy mix we love! YUMMMMMM.

Dark Chocolate + Cayenne-Spiced Mini Donuts

makes roughly 12 mini donuts

What You Need:

  • 1 1/3 cups gluten-free flour blend (we love using part Sorghum, part oat flour)
  • 1/3 cup Grade A maple syrup
  • 1 tsp aluminum-free baking soda
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut or hemp milk, unsweetened
  • 2 TB unrefined apple cider vinegar
  • 2 TB Earth Balance “butter,” melted
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 dark chocolate candy bar
  • Cayenne pepper, to taste

To Make:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix together the flour, nutmeg, salt, + baking soda – mix together well.
  3. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the milk, vinegar, butter, vanilla, + maple syrup- stir well.  Add it to the flour mix + mix well.
  4. Form 10-12 mini donuts and place them on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  5. Melt the dark chocolate bar in a saucepan until melted, then brush each mini donut with it and sprinkle with cayenne.