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chocolate donuts iced with white chocolate and peanut butter, drizzled with milk chocolate, topped with almonds and pistachios on a wire rack

Fudgy Chocolate Cake Donuts

Servings 10
Author Beautiful Eats & Things


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup skim milk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 6 tbsp nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and lightly grease donut pans.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and baking soda.
  3. In a small bowl, add milk, oil, Greek yogurt, egg, and vanilla. Mix until ingredients are well combined.
  4. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry until combined. Be careful not to over stir.
  5. Spoon mixture into donut pan.
  6. Bake for approximately 8-10 minutes.
  7. Let donuts cool on a wire rack and Enjoy! Or you can choose to add your favorite toppings!

Recipe Notes

For the donuts pictured in the recipe, I melted ½ cup white chocolate chips and ¼ cup peanut butter in separate bowls. I dipped half of the batch of donuts in white chocolate and the other half in peanut butter. I topped them with crushed almonds and pistachios.

Nutritional Information for 1 donut (without toppings): Calories 119, Carbohydrates 13g, Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 2g, Protein 3g, Fiber 1g, Sugars 12g