Pumpkin Protein Donuts

4 Donuts152 cals

Start your fall seasonal recipes off right with this Pumpkin Protein Donuts recipe! These healthy donuts taste just as good as the real thing, are low carb, keto friendly, and PACKED with fiber! The best part? You don’t need protein powder to make them!

For this recipe you’re going to need a large bowl, something to mix all of your ingredients with, and a donut pan like this one.

Add into your bowl 1 large whole egg, 3 large egg whites, 1 scoop of a vanilla protein powder (optional), 6 tablespoons of coconut flour, 3 teaspoons of light brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, 1/4 cup of pumpkin puree, 1/2 tablespoon of melted coconut oil, and 1 teaspoon of baking powder.

If you don’t have pumpkin pie spice you, you can make by mixing together 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger, 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg, and 1/8 teaspoon of ground cloves.

Mix all of those ingredients together until smooth. A hand mixer will make this easier but isn’t need.

If you’re not using protein powder you need to add a bit more flour in if your mix doesn’t thicken up enough.

Take out a donut pan, coat it with some non-stick cooking spray, and evenly distribute your mix into it. Make sure not to cover the flat portion of each donut spot. This will be the “hole” in your donut.

Top your donuts with whatever you want before the oven and bake them on 350F/176C for around 8-10 minutes.

Some of my favorite topping variations?

Pumpkin Protein Donuts

  • Crushed up nuts (walnuts or pecans!)
  • Sprinkles
  • Sugar free chips
  • Mini marshmallows

I made 4 pumpkin protein donuts today. If you want more you can easily double or triple the recipe using the scale below. Add more (or less) servings and the ingredients will update accordingly.

Remove them from the oven, let them cool, and hit them with some seasonal Greek yogurt flavors before adding on some more toppings!

Top these delicious pumpkin protein donuts with one of our Protein Frosting Recipes!

Pumpkin Protein Donuts Recipe

Pumpkin Protein Donuts

Start your fall seasonal recipes off right with this delicious Pumpkin Protein Donuts recipe! Low carb, keto friendly, and PACKED with fiber!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: protein donuts, protein pumpkin donuts, pumpkin donuts
Servings: 4 Donuts
Calories: 152kcal
Cost: $2.25
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: protein donuts, protein pumpkin donuts, pumpkin donuts
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 Donuts
Calories: 152kcal
Cost: $2.25

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Ingredients

  • 1 Large Whole Egg
  • 3 Large Egg Whites
  • ¼ Cup Pumpkin Puree - 61g
  • 3 Teaspoons Light Brown Sugar - 12g
  • 1 Scoop Protein Powder - 30g (Vanilla or Chocolate)
  • 6 Tablespoons Coconut Flour - 45g (or Oat/Almond Flour)
  • ½ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • ½ Tablespoon Coconut Oil - 7g
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 5.3 Ounces Greek Yogurt - 150g *Optional For Topping
  • Sprinkles - Halloween *Optional For Topping

Instructions

  • Melt your Coconut Oil
  • Add all of your ingredients aside from your Greek Yogurt and Halloween Sprinkles into a bowl
  • Mix all of those ingredients together
  • Take out a donut pan, coat it with some non-stick cooking spray, and pour your mix in (make sure not to cover the donut hole)
  • Top your donuts with whatever you want
  • Put them into the oven on 350F/176C for 10-15 minutes
  • Take them out, top with some optional Greek Yogurt, Halloween Sprinkles, and anything else you want

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Notes

 
Calories in the WHOLE recipe:
  • Calories: 609
  • Fat: 21g
  • Saturated Fat: 20g
  • Sodium: 479mg
  • Carbs: 51g
  • Fiber: 23g
  • Sugar: 18g
  • Protein: 54g
 
Calories in each donut (if you make 4):
  • Calories: 152
  • Fat: 5.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 119.7mg
  • Carbs: 12.7g
  • Fiber: 5.7g
  • Sugar: 4.5g
  • Protein: 13.5g
 
Calories in the WHOLE recipe without protein powder:
  • Calories: 492
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 20g
  • Sodium: 330mg
  • Carbs: 49g
  • Fiber: 23g
  • Sugar: 15g
  • Protein: 29g

Nutrition

Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.7g | Protein: 13.5g | Fat: 5.2g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 119.7mg | Fiber: 5.7g | Sugar: 4.5g

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