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Mocha Cake Doughnuts

Mocha Cake Doughnuts, a delicious soft donut, a combination of chocolate and coffee makes this a perfect snack, dessert or breakfast treat.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 donuts
Calories: 286kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen


  • 1 cup flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup coffee
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream I use whole cream only because that is all I have
  • 2 tablespoons marscarpone cream cheese may be substituted
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar


  • Pre-heat oven to 350° (180° celsius). Grease 6 tin donut pan.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar and cocoa.
  • In a small saucepan over low heat melt butter, remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together egg, coffee, milk, yogurt and vanilla, add melted butter and combine.
  • Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix just until it becomes smooth.
  • Fill doughnut pan until almost full. Bake for approximately 8-10 minutes (check with a toothpick for doneness), cool in pan and then remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  • In a small bowl add whipping cream, marscarpone and icing sugar, beat until desired thickness. Top with glaze. Enjoy!


Calories: 286kcal