Vegan Chocolate Beetroot Doughnut Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Beetroot Doughnut Recipe

Rich, earthy, chocolatey goodness in doughnut form. What’s not to love about these vegan chocolate beetroot doughnuts?

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Total Time: 35 minutes

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 6

Rating:  

Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 6)

  • For the chocolate beetroot doughnuts:
  • 15 15 g plain white flour
  • 5 5 g cocoa powder
  • 0.16666666666667 0.16666666666667 Tbsp cornflour
  • 0.16666666666667 0.16666666666667 tsp baking powder
  • 0.083333333333333 0.083333333333333 tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 0.16666666666667 0.16666666666667 Tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 19.666666666667 19.666666666667 ml almond milk
  • 18.833333333333 18.833333333333 g golden unrefined caster sugar
  • 0.16666666666667 0.16666666666667 tsp cider vinegar
  • 0.5 0.5 Tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 0.083333333333333 0.083333333333333 tsp vanilla extract
  • 12.5 12.5 g loosely packed grated beetroot
  • For the glaze:
  • 0.5 0.5 Tbsp beetroot juice
  • 20.833333333333 20.833333333333 g icing sugar, sifted
  • Chocolate chips to decorate

Method

  1.  Preheat the oven to 180c/360f and grease a 6 hole doughnut pan and set aside.
  2. Sift together the flour, cocoa, cornflour, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl whisk together the flaxseed, almond milk, sugar, vinegar, oil and vanilla.
  4. Make a well in the dry ingredients and add in the wet ingredients, partially mix, and then fold in the grated beetroot.
  5. Either scoop the batter into a piping bag and pipe it into doughnut pan, or carefully spoon into the pan.
  6. Bake for about 8-10 minutes until a skewer inserted into one of the doughnuts comes out clean.
  7. Cool for about 5 minutes in the pan before carefully removing and placing on a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
  8. Once fully cooled whisk the beetroot juice and icing sugar together and spoon a little over the top of each doughnut, sprinkle with chocolate chips and allow the icing to set.

Prefer doughnuts with a more classic flavour?

Try these vegan custard-filled doughnuts!

Written by

Alexander Willow-Harvey

Alexander Willow-Harvey

Alexander lives by the sea in England, and is the son of both a baker and a chef. Growing up, many of his happy memories were food related, but he never really explored cooking by himself until he became vegan. He wants to show people how to eat tasty, healthy and nutritious food, and how to make vegetables incredibly tasty!

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