Spiced Orange Chocolate Doughnuts
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Serves: 6
  • 1 cup of all purpose flour
  • ½ cup of buttermilk
  • ⅓ cup of cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon of clementine orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon of cardamom
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons of orange juice
  • 4 ounces of bittersweet chocolate
  • ¼ cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, grease and flour doughnut pan
  2. In bowl whisk together egg, buttermilk, 2 tablespoons of orange juice, vanilla and zest
  3. In separate bowl mix flour, cocoa powder, cardamom, nutmeg, and baking soda
  4. Working in batches, mix dry ingredients in with wet ingredients
  5. Pour batter into doughnut pan, about ¾ full. Bake for 10 minutes. Do toothpick test and then remove and cool in pan on rack.
  6. Meanwhile, in double boiler, melt chocolate. Add butter and once it's melted, stir in whipping cream. Add tablespoon of orange juice if you like your spiced orange chocolate doughnuts extra orangey.
  7. Once doughnuts are cool, remove from pan and slather in ganache (or dust with powdered sugar if you're boring like that).
Recipe by Talia Bunting at https://www.taliabunting.com/spiced-orange-chocolate-doughnut-recipe/