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chocolate donut strawberry ice cream stacked sandwiches
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Chocolate Donut Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

Moist baked chocolate donuts with strawberry ice cream filling.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Doughnut Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 165 kcal


Chocolate Donuts:

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup beet puree canned beets may be used to make puree


  • 1 1/2 cups powder sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • pinch salt
  • few drops pink food color
  • colorful sprinkles
  • 1 1/2 pints strawberry ice cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Spray 2 doughnut pans with 6 doughnuts each with non-stick spray.

  2. In a bowl whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt

  3. In a separate bowl mix together melted butter and sugars. Add egg, vanilla, buttermilk, and beet puree until smooth.

  4. Mix in dry ingredients until batter is smooth. Do not over mix.

  5. Pour batter into a pastry bag or use a resealable plastic bag with the corner clipped. Pipe the batter into the prepared pans.

  6. Bake for 10 minutes or until the cake springs back when lightly touched.

  7. Allow to cool for 3-5 minutes in pan then invert pan over a cooling rack to remove doughnuts. Allow to cool for 7-10 minutes before glazing.

To make the Glaze:

  1. Mix all of the glaze ingredients in small bowl. Add milk until glaze is a smooth consistency.

  2. Gently spoon over cooled doughnuts and sprinkles.

Recipe Notes

  • Canned beets may be used in place of roasted or steamed beets. Use liquid in canned beets for glaze
  • Any color may be used for glaze.
  • Any flavor of ice cream may be used.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Donut Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches
Amount Per Serving (12 g)
Calories 165 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 137mg6%
Potassium 101mg3%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 115IU2%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.