These Chocolate Glazed Almond Donuts are baked to perfect and topped with chocolate and almonds! They bake up in just about 10 minutes!
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I don’t always eat breakfast first thing in the morning but when donuts are involved, I’m there!
Awhile back I was looking for donuts I could make for the family that didn’t have a lot of sugar.
I stumbled across a few recipes but there was on that was just almond flour, maple syrup and extracts.
That seemed easy enough, so I gave it a try.
The donuts were pretty spongy and the maple syrup really shined through but I thought about working the recipe a little and this is what I got!
It literally takes all of 20 minutes to have donuts, a few minutes more if you want to add the glaze, but hello! The glaze is so worth it!
I have made these three times in the last week and they really do not last long in the our house!
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- FOR THE DONUT:
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 3 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 1/2 cup all purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- FOR THE GLAZE:
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- 3/4 cup chocolate chips
- 1/3 cup slivered almonds
- Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Spray 6 piece donut pan with non stick cooking spray.
- In medium bowl whisk together maple syrup, extract and egg.
- Sift into egg mixture flour, almond flour and baking soda.
- Pipe into donut pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Allow to cook for 3 minutes.
- In medium sauce pan add whipping cream and allow it to heat up just until a boil. Take off heat. Add in chocolate chips and stir until incorporated.
- Dip donuts into chocolate and allow to set for 3-5 minutes. Sprinkle with slivered almonds and ENJOY!
Recipe adapted from Southern In Law
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 335Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 53mgSodium: 74mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 3gSugar: 19gProtein: 7g
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