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A couple chocolate doughnuts topped with powdered sugar on a wire cooling rack

Chocolate Avocado Donuts

These fudgy, baked chocolate donuts are made a bit healthier by swapping butter for avocado! These taste just like a standard chocolate donut, but they're much healthier!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword back to school, easy donut recipes, kid-friendly recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 12 donuts
Calories 183kcal


  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray donut pan with nonstick spray.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the avocado and sugar until well combined. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until fully combined. Stir in the vanilla.
  • In a small bowl, combine the white and wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder, and salt.
  • Slowly add the dry mixture to the avocado alternately with the milk, until all is incorporated.
  • Spoon the mixture into the donut wells and bake for 12-15 minutes or until the donuts spring back when you touch them. Cool completely before removing from the pan.
  • Toss in powdered sugar to coat.


Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 201mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1.2mg