Cocoa Beignet Donut
Makes: 10 Yield
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A chocolatey take on the New Orleans classic. Perfect for any time of the day!
A chocolatey take on the New Orleans classic. Perfect for any time of the day!
Shelf life:
24 hours recommended, but up to 3 days
Room Temperature
Containing: 2 Components
Demonstration video<span>Cocoa Beignet Donut</span>

Cocoa Beignet Donuts

Ingredients: Cocoa Beignet Donuts

  • 640 g
  • 92 g
  • 23 g
    fresh yeast
  • 260 g
    whole milk
  • 6 g
    Nielsen Massey Vanilla Bean Paste
  • 260 g
    DOP Isigny Butter, soft
  • 15 g
  • 228 g
  • 40 g

Preparation: Cocoa Beignet Donuts

  1. Mix all ingredients in an orbital mixer with the dough hook. 5 minutes low speed, 10 minutes medium speed, and 5 minutes medium high - or until dough reaches windowpane stage
  2. Transfer to a greased container and proof for 2 hours at room temperature
  3. Move dough to refrigeration overnight - minimum 12 hours
  4. Roll dough to 1/2 inch
  5. Cut rounds using 95mm and 35mm rings. Place onto parchment squares and allow to prove again
  6. Heat neutral oil to 350F and fry dough for 2 minutes per side
  7. Transfer to a drip rack and allow to cool before glazing


  • Saucepan
  • Rolling pin
  • Sheet Tray
  • Bowl (s)
  • Stand Mixer
  • Dough Hook Attachment
  • Ring Cutters
  • Probe Thermometer
  • Drip Rack

Cocoa Coffee Glaze

Ingredients: Cocoa Coffee Glaze

  • 70 g
  • 40 g
    espresso coffee
  • 150 g
    Butter, melted
  • 50 g

Preparation: Cocoa Coffee Glaze

  1. Combine glucose, warm espresso, and melted butter together
  2. Sift cocoa powder into the base and whisk to combine
  3. Use immediately to dip donuts
  4. Decorate with Callebaut Dark Chocolate Crispearls


  • Bowl (s)
  • Tamis
  • Rubber Spatula

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