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Gluten-Free Chocolate Doughnuts with Chocolate Glaze

This recipe makes delicious Gluten-Free Chocolate Doughnuts with a perfect Chocolate Glaze!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate donuts, chocolate glaze, gluten-free doughnuts
Servings: 6 doughnuts
Calories: 3229kcal
Author: K.C. Cornwell



Easy Chocolate Ganache Doughnut Glaze: makes about 1 cup


Ganache Glaze

  • Mix chocolate, sugar, vanilla, espresso powder and salt in a bowl. Bring milk and butter to a boil in a 1-qt. saucepan. Pour the hot milk mixture over chocolate. Let sit for 2 minutes without stirring. Whisk until smooth, chill until thick.


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Spray doughnut pan with a non stick spray and set aside.
  • Measure the milk out, and add apple cider vinegar. Stir to combine and set aside.
  • Add the oil, sugar, vanilla and salt to the bowl of a stand mixer, and mix to combine. Add the eggs and mix thoroughly.
  • Add the flour, baking powder and baking soda to the bowl, and mix thoroughly. Then add cocoa and espresso powder, and combine.
  • Add milk mixture to bowl, and scrape down sides. Mix on medium low speed until everything is combined. Mixture will be runny.
  • Using a small ladle or scoop, fill each doughnut mold 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 12 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Remove donuts from pan to a wire rack and cool completely, then glaze or frost and enjoy!



Makes 6 large or 10-12 small doughnuts!


Calories: 3229kcal | Carbohydrates: 547g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 110g | Saturated Fat: 84g | Cholesterol: 339mg | Sodium: 1647mg | Potassium: 2196mg | Fiber: 25g | Sugar: 370g | Vitamin A: 607IU | Calcium: 993mg | Iron: 11mg