These coconut flour low carb donuts will help keep you on track. Lightly spiced and sweetened, these frosted baked cake donuts are just enough to satisfy your sugar cravings.
It was time to dust off my donut pan and make some Sunday morning donuts. With all the summer outings and parties, I have veered a bit off my normal low carb diet.
The kids are back in school and the summer has reached an end. So, I need to get back on track before falling into the temptation of the holidays.
These are lightly spiced low carb baked cake donuts. I didn’t want the spice to be too strong, so I only added about half a teaspoon spice for nine donuts.
The donuts aren’t overly sweet either. So, if not adding a sweet frosting on top, some may want additional sweetener in the batter
Overall, these low carb are a good distraction to prevent going for the real thing when getting back on track with a low carb diet. So, if you feel you may cheat on the diet, go ahead and make a batch!
Low Carb Frosted Baked Cake Donuts
Frosted Baked Cake Donuts
- 1 1/3 cups almond flour
- 2/3 cup coconut flour
- 3/4 cup low carb sweetener or other low carb sweetener
- 2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum may not be needed
- 1 tablespoon butter melted
- 4 large eggs beaten
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 325F. Spray donut pan with cooking oil.
- In bowl, mix together flours, sweetener, baking powder, salt, and xanthan gum. Add butter, eggs, almond milk, vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon. Beat until well blended. Fill each donut mold about 2/3 full.
- Bake 18-20 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool in pans about 15 minutes then remove from pans to finish cooling on racks.
- Spread frosting on top of each donut. Donuts may also be dipped into a mix of cinnamon and sweetener instead of the frosting.
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About LisaLisa has been creating low carb recipes for herself and sharing them with others since 2010. She loves to experiment in the kitchen and find new ways to create low sugar foods that taste like high carb favorites! Her recipes have been featured on popular magazine sites including Fitness, Shape, Country Living, Women's Health, and Men's Health. Lisa lives in Southeastern Connecticut. Connect with her and Low Carb Yum at: