Heavenly Homemade Donuts Filled with Rich Chocolate

Heavenly Homemade Donuts Filled with Rich Chocolate

Treat yourself to the ultimate comfort food with these homemade donuts filled with a luscious chocolate mixture. The dough is perfectly light and airy, creating a delicious contrast to the rich and creamy chocolate filling. Each bite is a blend of tender dough and decadent chocolate, making these donuts a true treat.


Why you will love this recipe:

These donuts deliver a gourmet bakery experience right from your kitchen. The process of making the dough, letting it rise, and filling it with homemade chocolate filling is incredibly satisfying. The chocolate filling, rich in cocoa and butter, elevates these ordinary donuts to extraordinary desserts.

Perfect occasion:

These donuts are perfect for a special breakfast, a delicious dessert after a family meal, or as a spectacular addition to a party or gathering. They are also ideal for holidays and celebrations, bringing a touch of indulgence to any occasion.

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Decorating Tips:

After filling the donuts, you can dust them with powdered sugar or drizzle them with a thin glaze for added softness and a neat appearance. For a festive touch, add edible sprinkles or glitter to the icing.

Dough ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup whole milk (57 g), warm
  • 1 teaspoon of active dry yeast (3g)
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour (520g)
  • 1/4 cup sugar (50g)
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt (6g)
  • 6 large eggs, room temperature (300g)
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter (227 g), room temperature, cut into pieces

Chocolate replaces the word nice with emptypping Ingredients:

  • 200 g of sugar
  • 100g cocoa powder
  • 150g butter
  • 120 g of hot water
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


  1. In a stand mixer, combine flour, milk, yeast, sugar, eggs and salt. Mix on medium-low speed for about 10 minutes. If the dough sticks to the bowl, add a tablespoon of flour.
  2. Gradually add the butter, mixing until completely incorporated.
  3. Let the dough rise at room temperature for 4 hours.
  4. Roll out the dough, cut out the donuts using a cookie cutter or a cup and let them rest for another hour.
  5. Heat vegetable oil in a pan and fry each donut for about a minute on each side. Coat with sugar while hot.
  6. For the topping, whisk together the sugar and cocoa powder. Stir in butter and hot water until smooth. If necessary, heat in a bain-marie until the butter melts.
  7. Chill the chocolate mixture in the refrigerator for 30 minutes until it firms up. Transfer to a piping bag.
  8. Cut a hole in each donut and fill it with the chocolate mixture.

Enjoy these delicious chocolate filled donuts, perfect for any occasion or just because!

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