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Homemade chocolate frosted banana donuts are baked, not fried. These donuts are perfect for a quick breakfast or snack and are really easy to make.

banana donuts on a plate.
Easy banana donuts recipe

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These banana donuts and fluffy, baked and full of chocolate flavor. Covered in a thick, chocolate frosting, these are perfect for any chocoholic. You will need a donut pan to bake them in, but the are very simple to make.

Bake, cool, dip, let chocolate set and EAT!

plate of donuts.
The best banana donuts

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • A healthy and delicious donut to enjoy for breakfast.
  • Baked and not fried, so none of the grease!
  • They can be eaten with or without the chocolate glaze on top.
  • Everything is mixed in one bowl making this an easy recipe!

Ingredients You’ll Need

How To Make Banana Donuts

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Banana donuts process

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a donut pan with nonstick cooking spray, if needed. My pan is non-stick doesn’t require cooking spray.

Step 2:

In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas.

Step 3:

Stir in the eggs, yogurt, syrup and vanilla.

Step 4:

Gently stir in the flour and baking soda.

Step 5:

Evenly fill the donut pan with the batter.

Step 6:

Bake for 18 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.

Step 7:

Melt the chocolate chips and dip each donut in the melted chocolate. Enjoy!

top view banana donuts.
Baked banana donuts with chocolate glaze

How Do I Store Donuts?

Homemade donuts are best the day you make them, but they can be stored at room temperature for up to 2 days or in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Can I Freeze Donuts?

Absolutely! Place the donuts in a single layer on a metal cookie sheet lined with wax paper, frosted side up. Freeze for 3-5 hours, then transfer the donuts to a freezer safe zip top bag and store for 2 to 3 months in the freezer.

Yield: 12 Servings

Banana Donuts

plate of donuts.

Homemade chocolate frosted banana donuts are baked, not fried. These donuts are perfect for a quick breakfast or snack and are really easy to make.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe bananas, medium sized
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt, vanilla is good too
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, semi-sweet or your favorite type

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare a donut pan with nonstick cooking spray, if needed.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas.
  3. Stir in the eggs, yogurt, syrup and vanilla.
  4. Gently stir in the flour and baking soda.
  5. Evenly fill the donut pan with the batter.
  6. Bake for 18 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  7. Melt the chocolate chips and dip each donut in the melted chocolate. Enjoy!

Notes

Use your favorite flavor of yogurt and your favorite type of chocolate chips.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 194Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 855mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 2gSugar: 18gProtein: 4g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Other Banana Recipes You’ll Enjoy

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Julie

Tuesday 28th of September 2021

These banana donuts with the chocolate icing look incredible! I need to try these ASAP!

Erika

Wednesday 29th of September 2021

Thanks, Julie. I hope you enjoy them!

Mirlene

Tuesday 28th of September 2021

I am so making this for the kids this weekend. These donuts look so good.

Erika

Wednesday 29th of September 2021

Thanks, Mirlene!

Diana Reis

Tuesday 28th of September 2021

This recipe is delicious and it is such a nice change of pace for kiddos.

Erika

Wednesday 29th of September 2021

Thanks, Diana!

Emily

Tuesday 28th of September 2021

Wow these banana donuts are so good! The kids and I enjoyed making them together, and then of course eating them!

Erika

Wednesday 29th of September 2021

Thanks, Emily. I hope everyone enjoys. :)

Sharon Chen

Tuesday 28th of September 2021

Yummy tropical flavor! I can't wait to try your recipe :)

Erika

Wednesday 29th of September 2021

Thanks, Sharon. I hope you enjoy the donuts.

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