Mini Black Forest Pancake Donuts

Mini Black Forest Pancake Donuts that are baked, quick and easy to make, and super delicious. They make the perfect after school snack and cure for night time cravings.
Prep Time 22 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16


  • 1 1/3 cups pancake mix
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 Tablespoons Promised Land Midnight Chocolate Milk (divided)
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoon baking cocoa powder (divided)
  • 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons powdered sugar (divided)
  • 1 large egg at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter melted (plus more to grease donut pan)
  • Whipped cream to pipe on top
  • 8 maraschino cherries drained and halved
  • Chocolate shavings optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease mini donut pan with butter and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pancake mix with 1/3 cup of Promised Land Midnight Chocolate Milk, 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder, 3 Tablespoons powdered sugar, the egg, and 1 Tablespoon melted butter. Whisk just until batter is homogeneous, without lumps.
  3. Either pipe or carefully spoon donut mixture into the greased mini donut pan to 1/2 full. Bake for about 8-10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare the icing by whisking together 2 Tablespoons Chocolate Milk, 2 teaspoons of cocoa powder, and 1/2 cup powdered sugar in a medium bowl. Make sure mixture is homogeneous and smooth (not lumpy). Set aside.
  5. Once donuts have baked, remove pan from the oven. Let donuts cool to warm temp and remove them from the pan. Dip the tops of the donuts into the icing and let set. Right before serving, pipe whipped cream on top and garnish with a halved cherry and chocolate shavings, if desired. Enjoy!