Healthy Donuts – Here’s a Wholesome Snack

Healthy Donuts?  Really?  Well, these gorgeous breakfast treats are gluten-free, cane sugar-free and baked! There’s something so fun and satisfying about taking something that’s supposed to be unhealthy and turning it into a wholesome snack.

Servings: 12 Half-Donut

Here’s what you need:

Dry ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Wet ingredients:

  • 3 Tablespoons pure maple syrup, grade B
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature, whites and yolks separated

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Generously grease your 6-mold donut pan with coconut oil.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients in a medium bowl. In another medium bowl combine all of the wet ingredients except egg whites.
  3. Mix the wet with dry and set aside.
  4. Beat the egg whites until firm peaks form. Gently fold the egg whites into the batter.
  5. Equally distribute the batter between the 6 donut molds. Smooth out the tops of each donut. Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly golden.
  6. Allow the donuts to cool, remove from pan and then chill in the fridge for half an hour.

Nutritional Analysis: 111 calories, 8g fat, 32mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 4g protein