Carrot Cake Donuts

A healthier baked donut with rich carrot cake flavors

Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1.5 c whole wheat pastry
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 c raisins we used golden
  • 3/4 c grated carrots we used purple
  • 1/2 c pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 c unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/3 c applesauce
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c milk
  • 1/4 c powdered sugar (for the glaze)
  • 1/2 tbs lemon juice (for the glaze)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease donut pan. 

  2. In a large bowl, mix together all the wet ingredients, gently fold in the carrots

  3. In another bowl, mix together all the dry ingredients

  4. Mix the dry ingredients into the wet until evenly incorporated

  5. Pour batter into each donut pan and bake for around 15 minutes, let sit in pan for about 5 mintues before removing

  6. For the glaze: whisk together powdered sugar with 1 tablespoon milk and 1/2 tbs lemon juice- drizzle over donuts