Here’s my version of Choco Butternut Munchkins and Donuts A La Dunkin Donuts. It’s a moist and soft chocolate donuts/munchkins covered in chocolate glaze and butternut coatings.


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 3 tsp instant coffee powder
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • ⅔ cup veg oil
  • 2 large eggs

Chocolate Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk (fresh milk or evaporated)
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Butternut Coating

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 tbsp orange liquid food color
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg

Yields: 26 munchkins and 12 donuts

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  • In a large bowl, combine and sift the dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, salt, cocoa powder and sugar. Mix well to combine and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, combine together the wet ingredients: hot water, coffee powder, vinegar, vanilla extract, vegetable oil and eggs. Stir to combine.
  • Combine the wet and dry ingredients.
  • Mix until well combined.
  • Greased the baking pan and donut moulder with melted butter. Place a parchment paper at the bottom of the pan.
  • Pour the batter onto the greased baking pan and donut moulder. Tap few times to release air bubbles.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350 F/ 175 C for 20-25 minutes or Steam over medium-low heat for 50 minutes or until the toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Place in a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Break and crumble the chocolate cake.
  • Scoop about 1 tablespoon of chocolate cake and form into a ball.
  • Form the remaining cake into balls.
  • Glaze the cake balls and donuts. Then, coat with butternut coating.
  • Share and Enjoy!

How to Make Chocolate Glaze

  • In a bowl, combine powdered sugar, milk, cocoa powder and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.

How to Make Butternut Coating

  • Melt the butter in a pan.
  • Add orange liquid food coloring. Mix to combine.
  • Add all-purpose flour. Mix until combined.
  • Add white sugar and nutmeg. Mix well.
  • Transfer into a bowl. Mix well using your hands to make sure there are no lumps.
Choco Butternut Munchkins/Donuts A la Dunkin Donuts

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