Macro Friendly Donuts!
This high protein, low fat donut is the perfect way to satisfy a donut craving while still helping you nail your nutritional goals! Donuts are a family favorite around my house, so I went on a mission to create a lighter homemade version that would be realistic for us to enjoy everyday. I hope you love them as much as we do!! If you do, remember to ❤️ Like, Share, Tag, and Save to help support my passion to bring more delicious options to us all while we are aiming to live a fit life!🤗
For 1 donut with icing and 3g of toppings
INGREDIENTS YOU’LL NEED
For the donuts
120ml 1% milk
110g unsweetened applesauce
50ml real maple syrup
100g all purpose flour
50g PEScience Cake POP Select Protein Powder
5g baking powder
For icing and toppings per individual donut
15 ml 1% milk
12g PEScience Select Protein Powder (flavor of choice)
(Optional: 2g of Instant pudding mix. If using increase milk to 20ml)
3-5g of cereal, chocolate chips, sprinkles, marshmallows, etc..
By hand or in a mixer, mix together the milk, maple syrup, applesauce, and egg.
Add in the flour, protein powder, and baking powder and combine until just incorporated. Batter will be fairly thin.
Evenly divide batter using a silicone donut baking pan. Enough batter for 6 donuts. Place the donut pan on a cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes or until cooked through.
Allow to cool and then remove from donut pan. Store for up to 4-5 days in the refrigerator.
To make the frosting mix together the milk and protein powder (and if using the instant pudding mix). That’s it. Top the donuts with the icing and your favorite toppings. To help thicken the icing, if needed, you can refrigerate it for a few minutes. Works like a charm! Fully iced and topped donuts can also be stored in the refrigerator but enjoy within 2 days of topping. I personally prefer to ice and top them just before enjoying.
This is one of 40+ recipes you will find in my e cookbook. Every recipe is designed to be both delicious and to help you reach your fitness goals! Find the link to my e cookbook below.
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