Your favorite holiday drink transformed into a delicious breakfast treat, Peppermint Mocha Donuts.
Peppermint Mocha is a familiar holiday flavor. Peppermint mocha lattes and coffees galore. They’re practically spilling out of every coffee-house, Starbucks or Dunks (Dunkin Donuts) you pass. But I’m not complaining, it’s such a fabulous flavor! I’ve been seeing so many recipes for peppermint mocha this and peppermint mocha that that I was starting to feel like I’m not being festive enough. I’ve got some peppermint mocha coffee creamer, that’s good enough, no? No! So I gave it a little thought, like 3 seconds, before knowing what I wanted to make. Peppermint Mocha Donuts. Coffee and donuts, match made in heaven.
So here’s a little insight on my long, drawn out thought process. Thought process starts here –> I always put coffee in my chocolate cake, why not put it in my baked chocolate donuts? Speaking of coffee, where did I put mine… Ooo, I’ll top it with some peppermint glaze and the peppermint pieces I bought but haven’t used! <– End thought. Yep, totally labored over that one. I did find my coffee, by the way. Next to the dog treats and playdoh in the dining room, naturally.
The chocolate pairs so well with the peppermint glaze. I go a little heavy on the peppermint extract because I really love peppermint. If you want it a little less strong, use 1/2 a teaspoon. Enjoy!
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