Simple Mills - Chocolate Expresso Doughnuts with a Cashew Frosting

Simple Mills - Recipe Ideas



1 box Simple Mills Chocolate Muffin and Cake Mix 

2 eggs, beaten

½ cup (120ml) water

3 tbsp coconut oil

2 tbsp vanilla extract

2 tbsp ground espresso or instant coffee

For the icing:

1 cup (150g) cashews, soaked in water for an hour

2 tbsp coconut oil

1 tsp vanilla extract

¼ cup (60ml) maple syrup or honey

Sprinkles for the topping


  1. Preheat your oven to 350F / 180C (160C Fan) and grease a doughnut pan.
  2. Add Simple Mills Chocolate Muffin and Cake mix to a large bowl. 
  3. Add in eggs, water, coconut oil, and vanilla extract. Whisk together until well-combined.
  4. Add in espresso or instant coffee and combine well.
  5. Using a spoon or piping bag, add batter to donut pan, filling ¾ full in each round. 
  6. Place in the oven for 12-15 minutes. Baking times may vary by appliance.
  7. While doughnuts are baking, prepare the icing. Add all four icing ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and texture resembles icing. 
  8. When doughnuts are finished baking, remove from the oven and let cool for ten minutes.
  9. Use a butter knife to spread icing on top of each donut. Top each with sprinkles and enjoy!











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