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Chocolate Donuts with Peanut Butter Candy Cane Frosting

Ingredients

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
  • 5 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup water

For the frosting

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chocolate peanut butter
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Extra

  • 1 Candy Cane - crushed up

Instructions

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 water and continue to stir until smooth.
  4. Pour into donut pan and bake 10-12 minutes. Let donuts cool.

For the frosting

  1. Use softened butter and mix with peanut butter (I use a hand mixer).
  2. Slowly add in confectioners sugar and milk. Continue to mix until frosting is fluffy.
  3. Spread frosting on donuts. Sprinkle crushed up candy cane on each one.

Recipe Notes

Makes 6 donuts.