Baked Mocha Doughnuts


1 C. All-purpose flour
1/4 C. Brown sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp instant coffee granules
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 C. Cocoa powder

2 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 large egg
1/2 – 3/4 C. Buttermilk

Powdered sugar, optional


  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Sift together the dry ingredients
  • Whisk the wet ingredients in a separate bowl (start with 1/2 cup of buttermilk and add more later as needed)
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir to combine
  • Batter should be thick and sticky, if too dry, add buttermilk until you reach the right consistency
  • Lightly grease a doughnut baking pan
  • Spoon batter into a piping bag and pipe into pan
  • Smooth out batter in pan with a spoon or clean finger as necessary
  • Bake at 375° F for 5 minutes
  • Lower oven temperature to 350° F and bake for about 8 minutes
  • Remove doughnuts from pan immediately and cool on a wire rack
  • May be topped with sifted powdered sugar, if desired

Makes 6 baked doughnuts

These baked doughnuts come together quickly and are good for breakfast or a dessert.  I strongly recommend topping them with sifted powdered sugar or making a quick glaze with powdered sugar and whole milk.

I hope you enjoy my first recipe post and come back to find more recipes soon!

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