Gluten Free Maple Donuts

Did you have to give up gluten…but you’re still craving donuts? Us too. 😉

That’s why we created this amazing gluten-free bake maple donut recipe!  Finding a good gluten free donut recipe can be a challenge…in fact, the first few times we gave this recipe a try, we failed miserably! But finally, we think we have it just right…maple donuts with a (also gluten free) banana glaze!

Anyhow…let’s dig in! And, don’t miss out at the bottom of the page…we have a printer friendly recipe!

In case you are looking for other sweet baked goods…check out our coconut chocolate chip cookies. 🙂

Our Delicious Gluten Free Maple Donut Recipe!

Makes 8-11 ( depending how full you fill the donut pan)

Ingredients (Donuts):
1½ cups Pamela’s Baking & Pancake mix
¼ cup coconut flour
¼ tsp nutmeg, fresh ground (optional)
4 tbsp melted coconut butter, oil, or butter
¼ cup brown sugar
¼ cup coconut sugar
¾ cup buttermilk
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1-2 tsp maple extract

Donut ingredients

Method:

  • Preheat oven to 400°
  • Whisk together the dry ingredients
  • Melt butter and add brown sugar.
  • Beat butter and sugar until creamy.
  • Add vanilla, buttermilk, maple extract, and egg; beat well.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and combine until all ingredients are well incorporated.  and set mixer on stir setting or lowest speed.
  • Fill individual donuts in lightly greased donut tin cups 2/3 full.
  • Bake 6 to 8 minutes until donuts spring back when gently touched.
  • Cool donuts on a cooling rack.
  • To make donut holes, roll donuts in the palm of hand the size of a golf ball.
  • Bake on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Let cool.
  • Glaze or dust donuts or donuts holes when completely cooled. Except when choosing cinnamon sugar, roll or dust when the donut is warm.

Glaze options below!

Watch our HD Donut Video Recipe below 🙂

donut tin and cooling rack

donut glazed

Dust cooled donuts with sifted powdered sugar or sprinkle or roll hot donuts in cinnamon sugar.

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Donuts with sprinkles - 1

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(Also Gluten Free) Donut Glaze Options:

Banana Glaze: (As shown in video)
½ ripened bananas, mashed
4 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
2 cups powder sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1-2 tbsp milk (if needed)

Maple Glaze
½ C 100% Maple syrup
4 Tbl. unsalted butter, melted or coconut oil, or Melt (alternative butter)
2 C powdered sugar
Pinch of sea salt
1 tsp. organic vanilla extract
1-2 Tbl. hemp or almond milk

Method:
In a small pot, melt butter and syrup. Set aside until cooled. Whisk in remaining ingredients until smooth. Dip or brush glaze onto donuts. Let cool.

Simple Glaze:

2 C powdered sugar

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1/4 C water

Whisk all ingredients together until smooth.

Dip hot donut into glaze. Glaze will harden as it cools or cooling rack.

Additional option: Add 1/2 C melted chocolate chips to simple glaze for a chocolaty glaze yummyness!

Gluten Free Maple Donuts Recipe!

Ingredients (Donuts):

  • 1½ cups Pamela’s Baking & Pancake mix
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg (fresh ground (optional))
  • 4 tbsp melted coconut butter (oil, or butter)
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1-2 tsp maple extract

Glaze Options:

    Banana Glaze: (As shown in video)

    • ½ ripened bananas (mashed)
    • 4 tbsp unsalted butter (melted)
    • 2 cups powder sugar
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 1-2 tbsp milk (if needed)

    Maple Glaze

    • ½ C 100% Maple syrup
    • 4 Tbl. unsalted butter (melted or coconut oil, or Melt (alternative butter))
    • 2 C powdered sugar
    • Pinch of sea salt
    • 1 tsp. organic vanilla extract
    • 1-2 Tbl. hemp or almond milk

    Simple Glaze:

    • 2 C powdered sugar
    • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
    • 1/4 C water

    Method:

    1. * Preheat oven to 400°
    2. * Whisk together the dry ingredients
    3. * Melt butter and add brown sugar.
    4. * Beat butter and sugar until creamy.
    5. * Add vanilla, buttermilk, maple extract, and egg; beat well.
    6. * Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and combine until all ingredients are well incorporated. and set mixer on stir setting or lowest speed.
    7. * Fill individual donuts in lightly greased donut tin cups 2/3 full.
    8. * Bake 6 to 8 minutes until donuts spring back when gently touched.
    9. * Cool donuts on cooling rack.
    10. * To make donut holes, roll donuts in palm of hand the size of a golf ball.
    11. * Bake on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Let cool.
    12. * Glaze or dust donuts or donuts holes when completely cooled. Except when choosing cinnamon sugar, roll or dust when donut is warm.

    Method (Maple Glaze):

    1. In a small pot, melt butter and syrup. Set aside until cooled. Whisk in remaining ingredients until smooth. Dip or brush glaze onto donuts. Let cool.

    Dip hot donut into glaze. Glaze will harden as it cools or cooling rack. Additional option: Add 1/2 C melted chocolate chips to simple glaze for a chocolaty glaze yummyness!

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