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Nothing Compares To These Amazing Coffee Cake Donuts

by kayleigh lockhart, @kaylskitchen - August 05, 2020

Can’t get enough of our collagen donuts? You may want to sit down for the sweetest recipe of the week: Coffee Cake Donuts!

This is a baked version that is beyond satisfying and sure to crush your donut cravings. This recipe is simple enough so you can whip up a recipe that feeds a couple of friends without having to worry about leftovers going stale. This is the perfect early-morning or light-afternoon treat, and if you’re a big fan of either donuts or coffee, then you will absolutely love the dreamy combination of these two – with the addition of our best-selling Vital Proteins Collagen Creamer® in Mocha.

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Coffee Cake Donuts

Yields 6 donuts

Donut Ingredients:

  • 2 T ground instant coffee
  • 1½ C gluten-free baking flour (or all-purpose)
  • 1 t baking powder
  • ¼ t salt
  • 1 egg
  • ½ C coconut sugar
  • ¼ C coconut milk
  • ¼ C coconut oil
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 2 scoops Vital Proteins Collagen Creamer® in Mocha

Crumble Ingredients:

  • ¼ stick butter (refrigerated)                
  • ¼ C coconut sugar
  • 3½ T paleo baking flour
  • 1 t cinnamon 

Optional Glaze Ingredients:

  • ¼ C warm coconut milk
  • 1 T ground instant coffee
  • ½ t vanilla extract
  • 2 C powdered sugar

Donut Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Lightly grease a donut pan with coconut oil.
  2. In a small bowl, dissolve the coffee granules in 1/4 C of hot water. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg and coconut sugar until combined. Add the coconut milk, oil, vanilla, and coffee. Whisk until combined.
  5. Add the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. 
  6. Spoon the batter into the prepared doughnut pan, filling almost to the top. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before transferring them to cool completely.

Crumble Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until crumbly. Apply to donuts.

Glaze Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and whisk gently until smooth.

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