Chocolate Protein Doughnuts

"Saturday’s are for donuts 🍩 I am flying to Seattle today + definitely wish I had packed some of these in my carry-on 🤷🏼‍♀️"
-- @wildlywholesome
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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 6

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  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup protein powder
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seed, mixed with 2 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350ºF and lightly grease donut pan.

  • Step 2

    Ina mixing bowl, combine almond flour, protein powder, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Mix in the maple syrup, coconut oil, flax egg and almond milk.

  • Step 3

    Add about 2 heaping tablespoons of the dough into each donut pan or until they are all filled. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool for about 5 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack.

  • Step 4

    To make the chocolate icing, melt together the chocolate chips and 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil. Drizzle it on the cooled donuts. Garnish with cacao nibs if desired. Enjoy!