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chocolate peppermint mochi donuts
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Baked Chocolate Peppermint Mochi Donuts

Gluten free chocolate peppermint mochi donuts topped with a chocolate ganache and crushed candy canes.
Prep Time45 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Asian
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: peppermint mochi donuts
Servings: 9 donuts
Calories: 202kcal
Author: Becca Du



Chocolate Peppermint Mochi Donuts

Chocolate Ganache


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease 2 donut pans and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons of melted butter, granulated sugar, light brown sugar, milk, vanilla extract, peppermint extract, salt, and the egg.
  • Add the last 3 tablespoons of butter and dark chocolate chips to a microwave safe bowl. Microwave in 10-20 second increments until the butter and dark chocolate melt completely. It should take about 45 seconds. Once melted, mix until you get a smooth texture.
  • Pour chocolate into the bowl with the wet ingredients. Mix until well combined.
  • Sift sweet rice flour and baking powder into the bowl. Use a spatula to combine until you get a wet dough.
  • Spoon the dough into a pastry bag or Ziploc bag. Pipe the dough into the donut pans. I used a donut pan with donut molds that are 3 inches in diameter.
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let donuts cool in the donut pan for 10 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Once the donuts are cool, make your ganache. Add chocolate chips to a bowl. Heat heavy cream until bubbles start to form around the edges. The cream should be hot not boiling. Pour cream over the chocolate chips. Let the mixture sit for a few minutes to soften the chocolate. Then mix until a smooth ganache forms.
  • Dip the donuts into the ganache. Top with crushed candy canes and serve.


Serving: 1donut | Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 111mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 1mg