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Healthy Donuts

Healthy Donuts

Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 donuts

Donut Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups almond flour
  • 3 organic eggs (*see below for the egg-free substitute!)
  • 3 tsp organic pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp local pure organic honey

Donut Directions

  1. In a bowl, mix all ingredients together until smooth. 
  2. Fill a greased (I use organic butter to grease) donut pan approximately 3/4 full. 
  3. Bake at 300 degrees F for approximately 10-15 minutes (keep a close eye on them, do not let them overcook or they will be dry) or until slightly light brown on top. 
  4. Allow cooling for 5 minutes before taking them out of the donut pan. 

Topping Ingredients 

  • 4 tbsp organic butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp granulated Swerve brand sweetener or coconut sugar
  • (use erythritol and xylitol sugars like Swerve sparingly) 
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon (or to taste)

Topping Directions: 

  1. Melt the butter and set it aside. 
  2. Mix the sugar substitute and cinnamon in a bowl.
  3. Dip the top of the donut into the butter, just enough to coat the top. 
  4. Then dip the top of the donut into the sugar mixture.  

*I recommend eating these donuts ASAP while they are still slightly warm for the best tasting!  If you choose to leave some for the next day or two I would wait to top/coat those donuts until you are ready to eat them.  I prefer the cinnamon and “sugar” topping but some love a good frosting on top! Try the frosting recipe below!

Egg and Dairy Free Alternatives: 

*Egg-Free Option – Flax Egg Substitute

  • 3 tbsp flax seeds (ground up)
  • 9 tbsp water
  • Grind 3 tbsp of flax seeds in a coffee grinder (can buy pre-ground also)
  • Mix 3 tbsp ground flax seeds with 9 tbsp water, stir, let sit in the fridge for approximately 30 minutes.  Use these flax eggs instead of eggs!

Optional Vegan Frosting Topping

  • 6 tbsp coconut butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp Swerve sweetener
  • 4-6 tbsp non-dairy milk (almond milk) until thin and frosting-like

Slowly melt the coconut butter on low heat.  Remove from the heat and add vanilla and sweetener.  Add the milk one tablespoon at a time, stirring in between until a smooth, frosting-like consistency.  

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