Double-Dipped Chocolate Donuts

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By Elinor Klivans

Published 2011

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Chocolate yeast-raised donuts frosted with a thick layer of bittersweet chocolate ganache make a sophisticated party treat. Double-dipping the donuts in the chocolate mixture produces the thick topping. For a creative dessert, top each donut with a scoop of coffee- or chocolate-flavored gelato.


  • ¾ cup (6 fl oz/180 ml) whole milk
  • 3 ta


In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the milk and butter and heat, stirring, until the butter melts and the mixture is hot but not boiling (about 125°F/52°C on an instant-read thermometer). Remove from the heat. Set aside.

Fit a stand mixer with the paddle attachment. In the mixing bowl, combine cup