Chocolate Orange Donuts

What you need


  • 225g caster sugar
  • 225g soft butter
  • 100g self raising flour
  • 40g cocoa powder
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 4 eggs
  • zest 1 orange
  • 2tbsp orange juice
  • 200g melted orange flavoured chocolate


  1. Preheat the oven to 180c. Grease a 6 hole donut ring tin.
  2. Place the butter and sugar in a bowl and cream together. Now add the flour, baking powder, orange zest and juice, cocoa powder and eggs. Stir with a wooden spoon or electric whisk until well combined.
  3. Pile the cake mix into a piping bag and pipe into the donut rings. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  4. When the cakes spring back to to the touch, they are ready to cool. While they are cooling, melt the chocolate.
  5. When both the chocolate and the cakesĀ are cool, you are ready to assemble your donuts.
  6. Dip the donut cakes in the melted chocolate, then sprinkle with orange zest.
TOKYO, JAPAN: (FILES) This 26 July 2001 file picture shows Den Fujita, the founder of McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan), eating a burger next to the company's mascot at the company's stock listing on the Jasdaq over-the-counter market in Tokyo. Fujita, the man who brought the fastfood chain to Japan more than three decades ago, died 21 April 2004 of heart failure, the company said 26 April 2004. The announcement of his death at the age of 78 had been withheld because of his family's wishes. AFP PHOTO/Yoshikazu TSUNO/FILES (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

These are the 6 most bizarre mascots from food history

Roast Chicken & Bacon Alfredo

Roast Chicken & Bacon Alfredo