Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Frosting (Dairy Free)

The BEST Chocolate dairy free DONUTS!


For the donuts

  • 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk or unsweetened almond milk

For the frosting

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or dairy free butter - melted
  • 2 tablespoons milk or unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla


For the donuts

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray your donut pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Stir together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add oil, vanilla and milk and continue to stir until smooth.
  4. Pour into donut pan and bake for 12 minutes. Insert toothpick and if it comes out clean, donuts are done. If toothpick is not clean, bake for 2-3 more minutes or until clean.
  5. Let donuts cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan.

For the frosting

  1. In a bowl using a hand mixer, mix together powdered sugar and butter until creamed well.
  2. Add milk, cocoa powder and vanilla and continue to mix until creamy and well combined.
  3. Once donuts are cool, dip them into the frosting to cover the tops.
  4. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Makes 6 donuts.