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Toffee Streusel Chocolate Donuts

Obviously we can't talk coffee without donuts. I mean, the two just belong together. That's why I keep coming up with coffee-enhanced treats.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy breakfast recipes, easy dessert recipes, easy donut recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8 donuts
Calories 281kcal


For the donuts:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 6 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

For the toffee streusel:

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup toffee bits


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a small bowl, beat together the vanilla, egg, sour cream, milk, and oil.
  • Stir the wet ingredients into the dry until just combined.
  • Spoon batter into a greased donut pan.
  • To make the streusel, cut together the flour, sugar, and butter until you have small, pea-sized balls of butter.
  • Stir in the toffee bits.
  • Sprinkle the streusel over the tops of the donuts.
  • Bake for 8 minutes or until the tops spring back when you touch them.
  • Let the donuts cool in the pan until cool enough to handle.


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 201mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1.4mg