healthy donut holes two ways

The best healthy donut holes two ways… wowza these are amazing. Anyone else wake up in the morning craving something sweet because SAME. I have the biggest sweet tooth ever. I am always craving chocolate or cinnamon… and with these donut holes I get BOTH. WHOOP WHOOP. Made with super simple ingredients and no refined sugar, this is the perfect breakfast recipe to satisfy your sweet craving!

When I was younger, my mom and I would always go to dunkin donuts and pick up some donut holes to bring to the beach with us. And the tradition just got better… and healthier. Make these donut holes for your friends, fam, etc. I have full confidence that they (and you) will love them! The recipe makes enough for the donuts to be half chocolate and half cinnamon sugar. If you only want one topping then just simply double the topping recipe! I hope you love them!

healthy donut holes two ways

ingredients in healthy donut holes two ways

What makes these donut holes healthier is that they are baked in the oven instead of fried, and they are refined sugar free! The chocolate frosting and cinnamon sugar coating each make enough for half of the donut holes so if you only want one topping, just double the topping recipe!

healthy donut holes two ways

how to make healthy donut holes two ways

start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees

mix together the flour, coconut sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt

in a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, melted butter, vanilla, plain greek yogurt, and almond milk

mix together the wet and dry ingredients. pour into greased mini muffin tins and bake for 7-11 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean

make the chocolate frosting by mixing together the chocolate protein powder, almond milk, coconut sugar, and cacao powder

make the cinnamon sugar coating by mixing the coconut sugar and cinnamon

once the donut holes are done, roll half in the chocolate frosting, and brush the other half with melted butter and roll in the cinnamon sugar coating

ENJOY!!!

healthy donut holes two ways

substitutions

  • unbleached all purpose flour- replace with 1:1 gluten free flour
  • coconut sugar- replace with regular or brown sugar
  • eggs- replace with flax or chia eggs
  • butter- replace with ghee, vegan butter, or coconut oil
  • plain Greek yogurt- replace with sour cream or dairy free yogurt
  • almond milk- replace with any milk or nut milk
  • chocolate protein powder- you can leave this out. If you do, you will need more cacao powder and coconut sugar, and less liquid.

try these healthy breakfast recipes next!

carrot cake oatmeal

PB&J banana bread

almond flour pancakes

healthy pancakes with chocolate syrup

whole wheat Greek yogurt pancakes

healthy donut holes two ways

Get the best of both worlds with these amazing healthy donut holes. Cant decide between chocolate and cinnamon? Well now you don't have to!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 48 donut holes

Ingredients
  

donut holes

  • 1 1/2 cup unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla

chocolate frosting

  • 1/4 cup chocolate protein powder
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp almond milk
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder

cinnamon sugar coating

  • 3 tbsp melted butter (for brushing)
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • mix the flour, coconut sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt
  • in a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, melted butter, almond milk, greek yogurt, and vanilla
  • mix together the wet and dry ingredients and pour into greased mini muffin tins
  • bake for 7-11 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean
  • make the chocolate frosting by mixing together the chocolate protein powder, almond milk, coconut sugar, and cacao powder
  • make the cinnamon sugar by mixing together the coconut sugar and cinnamon
  • once the donuts are done, coat half with chocolate frosting. brush the other half with the melted butter and roll into the cinnamon sugar
  • serve and enjoy!

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