Fried Gluten-Free Donuts

Fried Gluten-Free Donuts

Coconut flour is a bit tricky to work with in the kitchen. However, we managed to accomplish something healthy out of it. They’re called Fried Gluten-Free Donuts! Check out the recipe below.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 157 kcal


For the Doughnuts:

For the Coating:

  • ½ cup powdered erythritol
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes toasted lightly


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease a donut pan evenly.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the erythritol, coconut flour, salt, and baking powder.
  4. Add the eggs, almond milk, coconut oil, coconut sugar, and vanilla until smooth.
  5. Fill the donut pan with the batter. About 2/3 of the hole should be fine as it will rise.
  6. Bake until the edges become brown. Let it cool for about 5 minutes before transferring onto a cooling rack.
  7. Fill a large skillet with frying oil. Set to medium heat.
  8. While the oil is heating, combine the powdered erythritol and coconut flakes in a medium-sized bowl.
  9. Fry the donuts in the skillet. Flip after two minutes to cook the other side.
  10. Dip the donuts in the coconut coating.
  11. Allow to cool before serving.

Recipe Notes

If you think these gluten-free donuts taste great, then you’d also love these Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies!

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Fried Gluten-Free Donuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 157 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Potassium 103mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 1.9%
Calcium 4.4%
Iron 3.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Tammie Burnsed

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Tammie is a freelance and creative writer who usually disparages the term “super food” but makes an exception for coconut oil. Her research for Coco Treasure has turned her into a verified coco-nut, and she’s made peace with that. Tammie lives in sunny California where she enjoys painting, writing and sharing all things beachy with her husband and two dogs.
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