Chocolate Donut Cakes

Chocolate Doughnut Cakes - Panasonic Cooking - Electric Oven

METHOD:

  1. Preheat Panasonic Electric Oven on Electric Oven - Convection to 210oC.
  2. To make the peanut butter cream filling, cream together cream cheese and peanut butter. Mix in icing sugar and cream until smooth and creamy. Set aside.
  3. For the donuts, cream together the butter, oil and sugars until combined.
  4. Add the egg, beat for 1 minute until mixture is smooth.
  5. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda. Add the salt and mix well.
  6. Fold half the flour mixture into the egg mixture, then add the milk and vanilla. Mix briefly.
  7. Fold in the remaining flour mixture into the batter.
  8. Fill the batter into a piping bag.
  9. Pipe the batter into a non-stick donut pan to about ½ cm below the top rim.
  10. Bake for 10 – 15 minutes or until done. Remove donut pan from oven and leave the donuts to cool in the pan for 5 minutes before turning them out to cool completely.
  11. Halve the donuts and sandwich them with peanut butter cream filling.
  12. Drizzle the top of each donut with melted chocolate.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 20 g unsalted butter, softened
  • 3½ tsp oil
  • 30 g castor sugar
  • 25 g brown sugar
  • 34 g large egg
  • 102 g plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • a pinch of baking soda
  • 7 g cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 75 g milk
  • ⅛ tsp vanilla essence

Melted Chocolate

  • 100 g Semisweet chocolate, melted

Peanut Butter Cream Filling

  • 110 g cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 125 g icing sugar
  • 60 g whipping cream, added a tablespoon at a time

TIPS:
Split the cake doughnuts into half after they are completely cool to prevent crumbling