Healthy Baked Doughnuts with Beet Powder Frosting

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Hi loves, 
Who doesn’t like doughnuts? I mean seriously, they are so delicious however, they also have a ton of added sugar, refined carbs, high in empty calories and have 0 nutritional value. If you have been following my blog for a while, you probably know I am always looking for healthier alternatives to my favorite food. 

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With this recipe, I think I finally found what I was looking for lol. These healthy baked doughnuts are perfect. They taste amazing, they are free from refined sugars, packed with complex carbs, and did I mention they taste amazing?  Don't forget to tag me on instagram if you make these delicious doughnuts.

 


HEALTHY BAKED DOUGHNUTS

PREP TIME: 10 MINS
COOK TIME: 10 MINS
SERVES: 6  
 

INGREDIENTS

  • 3/4 cup oat flour*  
  • 1 small ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut sugar or any other natural sweetener  
  • 2 eggs or 2 flax eggs*  
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
  • 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • A pinch of sea salt

 
Frosting

  • 2 tablespoons of plain Greek yogurt  
  • 1 teaspoon of beet powder

Toppings

  • Sunflower seeds
  • Cacao nibs
  • Shredded coconut

 

INSTRUCTIONS
 

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. 
  2. Coat a regular 6-serving doughnut pan with coconut oil spray. 

  3. In a bowl, add the oat flour, banana, eggs, sweetener and coconut oil and mix well. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until well combined. 
  4. Spoon into doughnut pan and bake for about 10 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. 
  5. Using a whisk and bowl, add the frosting ingredients and mix until completely smooth. 
  6. Frost doughnuts with frosting, and serve. Top with shredded coconut, sunflower seeds or any other toppings of your choice.  

 NOTES

*to make oat flour just blend rolled oats.  
*to make flaxseed eggs, combine 2 tablespoons of ground flax seed with 6 tablespoons of water. Let it sit for 10 mins.