Tuesday Night Mini Chocolate Donuts

Last night, I went to the gym and made mini chocolate donuts.  Those might seem directly correlated, but I promise they were totally unrelated Tuesday night activities.  Because I was actually already planning on going to the gym — let indoor winter workout season commence! — then decided mid-afternoon that it was a good Donut Day.  But I’m going to pretend I planned for those two things to occur on the same day and then I’m going to pretend that they cancel each other out.  It’s all about balance, right?

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We used this recipe and they came out tasting like brownies!  But like a brownie made of all crispy corner outsides and soft cakey insides.  In other words, a win for us brownie edge lovers.  Also, I can see a real improvement in our donut-making skills!  As in, I actually measured the ingredients correctly, dough rolling thickness was on point and we straight up timed the frying process to hit that perfect 40-second mark.  Getting real donut official up in our kitchen. 

Then we ate them plain, because who can be bothered to make a glaze at 9 PM on a Tuesday night?