Dandelion Tea Donuts With Chocolate Frosting

Dandelion Tea Donuts With Chocolate Frosting recipe.  Dandelion tea is filled with healthy benefits so enjoy these donuts for breakfast or dessert.  Includes a dairy free donut recipe too. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy free donuts, dandelion tea donuts, dandelion tea recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 150 kcal


  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 dandelion tea bags
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • sprinkles optional


  1. In a saucepan heat up milk and 2 tea bags over low medium heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and strain tea bags and any loose tea that fell out of the bags. Squeeze tea bags to get all the milk out. Throw away used tea bags.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spray a donut pan with nonstick spray.
  3. In a bowl mix flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt together. 

  4. In another bowl stir together milk/tea, egg, vanilla and oil until combined. Add milk mixture to your flour mixture and stir until mixed well.

  5. Pour into donut pan and bake 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven, cool.

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. If using sprinkles, dip into bowl of sprinkles.

Recipe Notes

If you want to make these dairy free, use these substitutions: 
Regular milk – use almond milk
Butter – use a soy butter, I like using Earth Balance