Healthy Burdock Root & Cocoa Baked Donuts

Healthy Burdock Root & Cocoa Baked Donuts

The unique taste of burdock root goes surprisingly well with cocoa powder! This recipe barely uses any sugar, and only has a small amount of oil giving these donuts a simple, light taste.

Ingredients: makes 12 in a 5 cm diameter donut mold

Pancake mix
100 g
Cocoa powder
1 tablespoon
3 tablespoons
Olive oil
1 tablespoon
Burdock root
60 g
Butter (to sauté the burdock)
5 g


1. Skin and mince the burdock root, soak in water to remove the astringency.
2. Add butter to a heated frying pan, and cook the burdock root.
3. Add the cooked burdock root and all the other ingredients to a bowl and mix together.
4. Apply a thin layer of olive oil (not listed) to a donut mold and use a spoon to pour the batter in. If you spill any batter on the mold, wipe it off.
5. Bake in the preheated oven at 180 ℃ for about 20 minutes. Once they've cooled, remove from the mold. Top with powdered sugar if you like and they're complete.

Story Behind this Recipe

My daughter sometimes has a bit of constipation so I wanted to make her a healthy and delicious snack that's full of dietary fiber.