Healthy Cake Donuts

Healthy + Donuts…?! Those can’t go together, right?? Oh YES they can!

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These cake donuts are not only good for you, they taste amazing! Moist and flavorful yet with a light and cake-y texture. A perfect morning “treat”!

You can find a donut pan at stores like Bed Bath and Beyond, Target, etc. My sister bought me a “mini” one so they are a perfect little snack size πŸ˜‰

Ingredients: (Makes 6 “mini” donuts)

Optional: cocoa powder, canned pumpkin, applesauce, extracts, spices, etc. for whatever “flavor” you’d like!! πŸ™‚

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Mix all your ingredients in a small bowl. Grease/spray your donut pan very well, and pour your batter in evenly. Bake at 350F for 10 minutes.

Flavors:

  • Cake Batter: Add 1/2 tsp almond extract, 1/2 tsp butter extract (could use vanilla) and 1 tsp sprinkles πŸ™‚
  • Chocolate Sprinkle: Add 1/2 tsp cocoa powder, 1/4 tsp butter or vanilla extract, and 1 tsp sprinkles
  • Pumpkin Spice: Add 1 tbsp canned pumpkin (and omit yogurt), 1/4 tsp cinnamon, dash of nutmeg and ginger
  • Apple Cinnamon: Add 1 tbsp unsweetened applesauce (omit yogurt), 1/4 tsp cinnamon, dash of nutmeg and ginger

“Glaze” Topping:

Mix: 1 tbsp stevia, 1 tbsp protein powder, and 1 tbsp unsweetened almond milk, and 1/4 tsp of whatever “flavor” you would like (cocoa powder, cinnamon, vanilla, etc). Dip your donuts in the glaze and top with sprinkles, coconut, etc. Get creative and have fun!!!! πŸ™‚

Nutritional Info (you won’t believe it!):

Whole recipe (6 minis):

272 calories

24.5 grams carbs

35g protein (!)

3.5g fat

 

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