Chocolate Donuts Vegan-Style!

screen-shot-2018-06-01-at-9-29-04-amYou will LOVE these gluten-free baked vegan donuts!

Prep time 30 minutes

Makes 8 yummy vegan donuts (double the recipe for more)

Cooking time is 25 minutes 

 

Ingredients:

  • Rice Flour 1/3 cup
  • Oat Flour 1/3 cup
  • Sugar 1/2 cup
  • Almonds 2 tablespoons, ground
  • Cocoa Powder 1 1/2 tablespoons
  • Coconut Flour 2 tablespoons
  • Baking Powder 1 teaspoon (use gluten-free)
  • Baking Soda 2 teaspoons
  • Flaxseed 2 tablespoons, ground
  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon
  • Chili Powder 1 teaspoon
  • Almond Milk 3/4 cup
  • Unsweetened Apple Sauce 1/4 cup
  • Sunflower Oil 2 tablespoons
  • Chocolate Chips (vegan) 1/3 cup

Decoration ingredients:

Dark Chocolate (dairy-free, chopped) 1 cup

Coconut Milk 3/4 cup

Spinkles – your favorite flavor

(OR if you like a salty chocolate taste, see  topping instructions below for the salt and vanilla preparation)

Vanilla 1 tablespoon

COARSE Salt 1/4 cup

 

Directions:

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees

Grease donut tin

Mix all of the dry ingredients in mixing bowl

Add wet ingredients, mix

Let stand for 5 minutes

Use a tablespoon and spoon into donut tin

For a smooth top just wet your fingers and smooth

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes

Donuts should be firm to touch

Cool for 2-3 minutes in the donut tin

Remove and cool on a wire rack

Topping:

Place chopped chocolate in a bowl

Heat coconut milk until it just begins to boil, but not to a full boil

Pour over chocolate in the bowl and let is stand for 5 minutes (do not stir)

After 5 minutes stir coconut mild and chocolate together

Let cool so it thickens slightly

Spoon chocolate over your vegan donuts

Either top with your favorite sprinkles, OR for the salty vanilla option:

In a separate bowl mix 1/4 cup of coarse salt with 1 tablespoon of vanilla

Sprinkle coarse vanilla/salt over the donuts

Let the donuts sit for 30 minutes so the chocolate hardens – then ENJOY!!!!!