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Low Sugar Protein Donuts Recipe

Low Sugar Protein Donuts

Looking for a healthy donut recipe to beat those unhealthy cravings? These quick Low Sugar Protein Donuts should do the trick!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy donuts, low sugar donuts, protein donuts
Servings: 6 Donuts
Calories: 95kcal
Cost: $3.50
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy donuts, low sugar donuts, protein donuts
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 6 Donuts
Calories: 95kcal
Cost: $3.50

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Ingredients

Donuts

  • ½ Cup Rolled Oats - 40g
  • 4 Tablespoons Sweetener
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 ½ Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 Scoop Protein Powder - 30g Vanilla
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • ½ Cup Unsweetened Apple Sauce - 122g
  • ½ Avocado
  • 1 Large Whole Egg
  • 6 Tablespoons Liquid Egg Whites - 92g (or 2 Large Egg Whites)
  • Chocolate Chips - Sugar Free *Optional

Frosting

  • ½ Scoop Protein Powder - 15g Vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon Sweetener
  • 2 Ounces Cream Cheese - 56g Fat Free
  • 2.65 Ounces Greek Yogurt - 75g Fat Free Vanilla

Instructions

  • Combine all of your ingredients for the Donuts into either a food processor or blender
  • Process/blend everything together
  • Take out your Donut pan and coat it with some non-stick cooking spray
  • Add in your mix to each spot being careful not to cover the center piece (this is what creates the hole)
  • Top with some Chocolate Chips or anything else you want
  • Bake on 350F/176C for 10-12 minutes
  • Add all of the Frosting ingredients into a bowl
  • Mix them together until smooth
  • Add your Frosting to your Donuts

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Notes

Calories in the WHOLE Frosting recipe:
  • Calories: 165
  • Fat: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 417mg
  • Carbs: 12g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Protein: 27g
 
Calories in the WHOLE Donut recipe:
  • Calories: 574
  • Fat: 22g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 386mg
  • Carbs: 45g
  • Fiber: 12g
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Protein: 49g

Nutrition

Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.5g | Protein: 8.1g | Fat: 3.6g | Saturated Fat: 0.6g | Sodium: 64.3mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g