Lemon Glazed Chocolate Donuts

  • Author: Vera Zecevic
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 24 donuts 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Tired of having to go out and buy donuts for breakfast? Try these homemade Lemon Glazed Chocolate Donuts! These bite-sized treats are so addicting, and you won’t even believe how easy they are to make! Everybody needs a good chocolate donut once in a while.


Ingredients for the donuts:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 eggs (beaten)
  • 3/4 cup yogurt

Ingredients for the lemon glaze:

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (or more)


  1. Preheat the oven at 325 F and grease donut pan
  2. Mix dry ingredients for the donuts in a bowl.
  3. Add beaten egg and yogurt and mix until well blended.
  4. Fill each donut cup 3/4 full
  5. Bake for about 8-10 minutes ( until the toothpick inserted in the donut comes out clean)
  6. Remove the donuts from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes, remove from the pan.
  7. To make the glaze in a small bowl whisk powdered sugar and lemon juice. (Lemon juice add a little at a time to reach desired consistency)
  8. Dip cooled donuts in the glaze and place back on the cooling rack or on the wax paper until the glaze is dry