Chocolate Cream Filled Donut Holes

As the holidays are fast approaching, I have been wanting to change up the festive snacks a little. These Chocolate Cream Filled Donut Holes certainly fit the bill.                                                                                         For too many years, as with most people, I have relied on the grocery stores to fill most of the holiday goodies and snacks. I have bought Chocolate Cream Filled Donut Holes from a slew of places, my kids have all had mixed opinions and views about the flavour and I generally throw out as much as we eat. God, I hate throwing away food.I don’t bake for myself anymore. I bake with only the kids in mind (yes, even when blogging). If the kids aren’t going to enjoy it, then why would I make it? It’s the same with shopping for treats and snacks. These Chocolate Cream Filled Donut Holes are the perfect blend of sweet and decadent, leaving you wishing you could eat just one more.As I said, I bake for my kids and after quite a few attempts at the Cream Filling, this unbelievably delicious donut was born. My two biggest critics were silenced for quite some time once I dialed in on the cream. The donuts were my trusted recipe and you can find it here.

Making Chocolate Cream:

  • 2 cups Heavy Cream
  • 3 tbsp chocolate sauce
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Whipping Cream:

  1. In the bowl of your mixer, add your cream and your sugar and mix until all sugar is combined.
  2. Slowly add in your chocolate sauce while beating on high.
  3. Let your cream mix until light and fluffy.
  4. Move cream to a piping bag fitted with a medium circle tip and refrigerate while the donuts cool completely off.
  5. When ready, stick a hole in the holes and fill up with cream until you are satisfied with the amount.
  6. Sift some icing sugar atop the finished donuts and store in a sealed or wrapped container in the fridge.

My kids really enjoy a nice and light filling and this hits the mark for all of them. You can feel free to make more of a frosting with icing sugar, for me, too sweet but would give it more countertop stay power for sure. Either way, it’s a personal thing. This is by far one of the easiest and most crowd-pleasing desserts by far. The flavours you can add to your cream filling are endless and this can certainly be served for any occasion or just for the heck of it too. I know I make variations of this all the time. Who doesn’t really love a donut hole?

What’s your favourite donut filling?

13 Comments

  • Lauren Floyd

    October 11, 2018 at 10:16 am

    I pinned this one on my Honeycomb Moms food board for my husband. His favorite desert is chocolate cake with chocolate frosting, He would love this!

  • Stacie

    October 11, 2018 at 10:32 am

    Yes! I need these in my life in the worst way. I love cream filling in my donuts. I’m equally in love with chocolate or vanilla. A little frosting is always nice, too!

  • Neely Moldovan

    October 11, 2018 at 2:20 pm

    Oh gosh I love this! Im a huge fan of donut holes but I try to not have them too often!

  • Lori Bosworth

    October 11, 2018 at 2:46 pm

    Good for you for making your own donut holes. I have not attempted that yet. They look delicious!

  • Amy

    October 11, 2018 at 4:23 pm

    I am all about cream + donuts! These sound like the perfect snack to indulge with!

  • Jocelyn @ Hip Mama’s Place

    October 11, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    I honestly have never made cream-filled donuts like these. They look yummy, my kids will love these!

  • Theresa

    October 11, 2018 at 7:04 pm

    And here you go, killing my diet lol. These look amazing! The chocolate cream sounds so good. I usually do a strawberry or cream cheese filling but this is the next batch I’ll be whipping up!

  • Scott

    October 11, 2018 at 7:22 pm

    I’ve never heard them called that. Around here they’re just cream puffs!

  • Rachel

    October 11, 2018 at 9:51 pm

    I have a lovely donut recipe that I love. I am going to have to try to make this chocolate cream.

  • Veronica Vilora Solomon

    October 11, 2018 at 10:23 pm

    Oh wow! You had me at cream filled, an donut holes! Yummy. I bet those are tasty

  • Toni | Boulder Locavore

    October 12, 2018 at 1:09 am

    These look really good! Sounds perfect with my coffee!

  • Tami

    October 12, 2018 at 9:14 am

    Having a recipe for these is not a good thing. We will be making and eating these all week long. Yum!

  • Kiwi

    October 12, 2018 at 5:14 pm

    Ha what diet? This looks so good I can indulge I love donut with filling!

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