Chocolate Peppermint Christmas Donuts

Weigh out the ingredients


For the cake donuts, you'll need cake flour, eggs, baking powder, salt, vanilla, butter, sour cream, cocoa powder, oil, peppermint extract, and sugar.

Weigh out the ingredients


For the glazes, you'll need heavy cream, vanilla, chocolate, butter, cream cheese, yogurt, powdered sugar, and sprinkles.

In a large bowl, whisk together the cake flour, cocoa powders, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

Combine the dry ingredients


Cream together the butter and sugar until light & fluffy. Mixing on low speed, add the eggs one a time, then mix in the vanilla & peppermint extract. Add half of the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Mix in the sour cream and oil, then the remaining dry ingredients until just combined.

Finish the donut batter


Spoon the batter into the prepared donut pan, filling each about ⅔ full. Bake the donuts for about 12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Bake the donuts


Allow the donuts to cool completely in the pan before transferring to a wire rack.



Make each of the glazes and decorate the donuts as desired!

Decorate & enjoy!