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The world's healthiest doughnut recipe!

Updated on January 5, 2014

The world's heathiest doughnut recipe!

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World's healthiest doughnut recipe!

Do you crave doughnuts but know they are just sugary lard balls? The cravings are over with this recipe! Almost guilt-free!!
Do you crave doughnuts but know they are just sugary lard balls? The cravings are over with this recipe! Almost guilt-free!! | Source
Gathering the ingredients
Gathering the ingredients | Source
Mix all the dry ingredients together
Mix all the dry ingredients together | Source
Mixing all the wet ingredients
Mixing all the wet ingredients | Source
I use a whisk to incorporate the coconut oil better.
I use a whisk to incorporate the coconut oil better. | Source
Mix all the dry ingredients and make a little well in the dough for the wet.
Mix all the dry ingredients and make a little well in the dough for the wet. | Source
Mix the wet and dry just until all the ingredients are incorporated. Don't over mix.
Mix the wet and dry just until all the ingredients are incorporated. Don't over mix. | Source
This doughnut mixture will be just a tad thicker than cupcakes.
This doughnut mixture will be just a tad thicker than cupcakes. | Source
You will be able to use a spoon to fill each doughnut mold.
You will be able to use a spoon to fill each doughnut mold. | Source
At this point you will want to sprinkle on your crushed pecans along with a tiny amount of sugar.
At this point you will want to sprinkle on your crushed pecans along with a tiny amount of sugar. | Source
Oh they smell so good, how will I keep my husband from eating them all??
Oh they smell so good, how will I keep my husband from eating them all?? | Source

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 19 min
Ready in: 34 min
Yields: 1 dozen doughnuts

Sugar and cinnamon doughnuts

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1/3 cup sweetleaf, or one cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 container greek yogurt, 7 ounces
  • 2 cups hemp milk, or almond, soy or rice milk
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla
  • for the topping: 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons sweetleaf, or 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped and toasted

World's healthiest doughnuts

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and oil the doughnut pan well. You are using little oil in the recipe so they may stick even in a non-stick pan.
  2. In a large bowl combine all the dry ingredients: flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set bowl aside. In another small bowl mix together your topping ingredients, except for the toasted pecans. Set that aside also.
  3. In a medium sized bowl whisk all the wet ingredients together: eggs, yogurt, hemp milk, coconut oil and vanilla.
  4. Add the fully combined wet ingredients into the dry ingredients bowl and combine. Try not to over mix. Do not add the topping ingredients to this bowl.
  5. Take a large spoon and spoon the doughnut mix into each well- oiled doughnut mold until about 3/4's full. You now add your topping by sprinkling a teaspoon or more of the cinnamon and then the pecans over each doughnut. If you keep the pecans separate from the cinnamon sugar you can store the cinnamon sugar for later use.
  6. Place your doughnuts in the pre-heated oven and bake for 19 minutes. Use a toothpick to pierce one doughnut to check for doneness. The toothpick should come out clean.
  7. Carefully take each doughnut out of the doughnut baking tray and place on a wire rack to cool. Try not to eat them all!

World's healthiest doughnut recipe!

I long ago gave up doughnuts. I call them sugary lard balls. Most have no redeeming nutritional qualities at all. They are usually made with white flour and white sugar with even more sugary toppings. Let's not even talk about the fried version. It makes no sense to me whatsoever to eat something that is clearly so bad for you! Yes, of course, I get the the taste thing but still can't get past how awful they are for you! I had my share of doughnuts as a kid and I do have fond memories of powdered, jelly and chocolate-coated doughnuts--they were a heavenly treat. That memory along with my daughter's request for a healthier version is what put me on a path to find something I can indulge in without all the guilt.

After some trial and error my husband and I agree these doughnuts fit the bill. They aren't broccoli but they certainly won't wreck your diet when you crave something decadent. I usually will make a double batch and freeze most of the rest for the my future sweet cravings. I find that this method of healthier sweet treats helps me indulge but keep my guilt and weight in check. I hope it will convince you that you can have your cake and eat it too, with moderation of course!


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