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This little mini donut sure does pack one heck of a coconut punch.
Yields 30 Mini donuts

Between coconut extract, coconut milk, and toasted coconut on top, it’s like a mini coconut explosion! And when you combine that coconut explosion with, of course, chocolate, you’re in for a mini donut that will knock your socks off!

Toasted coconut:
To make toasted coconut, preheat oven to 350oF. Spread sweetened shredded coconut on a foil-lined baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes, stirring often, until light golden brown. Let cool, and then use as homemade sprinkles on top of all of your favorite mini donuts!

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  • Step 1

    If using an electric donut maker, preheat according to manufacturer’s instructions. If using donut pans, preheat oven to 350°F and grease donut pans.

  • Step 2

    In a small bowl, sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    In a medium bowl, whisk together egg and sugar. Then add milk, coconut milk, oil, sour
    cream, and coconut extract, mixing until thoroughly combined. Gently stir in the flour mix-
    ture, stirring until there are no lumps.

  • Step 4

    If using mini-donut pans: Carefully fill each donut indentation 3⁄4 full. Bake for 7–9 minutes
    or until a toothpick inserted into a donut comes out clean. Transfer donuts to a cooling rack and let cool completely. If using an electric mini-donut maker: Carefully fill each donut indentation 3⁄4 full. Bake according to manufacturer’s instructions or until a toothpick inserted into a donut comes out clean. Remove donuts from appliance, transfer to a cooling rack, and let cool completely.

  • Step 5

    Place wax paper under a wire rack to collect any drippings for an easy cleanup. Then, in a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add coconut milk, corn syrup, and chopped chocolate, stirring slowly to allow chocolate to melt completely.

  • Step 6

    Once melted, remove from heat and whisk in powdered sugar. Immediately dip the top of each donut into the icing, then dip into the toasted coconut and place on a wire rack to cool.

  • Step 7

    Let icing set for 10 minutes and then serve. Donuts can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days but are best when eaten fresh.

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