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Chocolate Donut Holes with Pomegranate Cream Filling

Chocolate Donut Holes with Pomegranate Cream Filling

Need a sweet treat for your honey this Valentine's Day? You'll win big if you make these Chocolate Donut Holes with Pomegranate Cream Filling. They are a special gluten-free sweet treat that is a real show stopper. {gluten free}
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Karen Kelly


  • 1 ½ cups Bob's Red Mill 1 To 1 Gluten Free Flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoon unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup powdered sugar for rolling in.
  • For Filling:
  • 1 stick unsalted butter room temperature
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoon pomegranate jelly
  • drop or two of Icing Food Coloring I used Wilton


  • Preheat oven to 350º F. Spray donut hole pan with cooking spray.
  • Whisk the flour, cocoa powder, soda, baking powder, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
  • In another small bowl whisk the remaining ingredients.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry and mix gently.
  • Fill each donut hole ¾ full.
  • Bake for about 8-10 minutes.
  • Let cool.
  • Roll in powdered sugar.
  • For Filling:
  • Using a stand mixer, beat butter, shortening and salt for a minute.
  • Add sugar one cup at a time and mix well.
  • Add jelly and vanilla, mix.
  • Add food coloring a little bit at a time until you get desired color.
  • Put filling into a piping bag and fill donut holes.


Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 0.7mg
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