Maple Bacon Banana Donuts

To all of the Vegan Potluckers out there! Today is donuts day!
Donuts have always been a great thing to make for me. The sugar glaze and the sweet taste make them an ideal dessert that you can consume on breakfast before your morning walk!
Today’s recipe is quite unique (You’ll definitely like it). Plus, it’s obnoxiously healthy!!

Aside from being vegan they also have no oil in them whatsoever, but they are still fluffy and rich. I’ve never been a salt/ carb person, but I do love how the crunchy salty “bacon” plays off the sweetness of the rest of the donut. It was definitely worth the investment for the $10 donut pan. I used to think donuts had to be fried or were hard to make, so I always put it off, but these could not have been easier. They are actually dangerously easy if you are like me, have no self-control, and might all the donuts in one day sitting.

For “taste testing” purposes (ie. I couldn’t wait long enough to glaze them before I started eating them) I had some of the donuts plain, and the banana flavor is SO good. Are banana donuts a thing I just never had before? Have I just been eating boring donuts? I feel like I eat so much, and yet and I’m always discovering new things I like to eat. I guess that’s not a bad thing…

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Maple Bacon Banana Donuts

Ingredients

  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  •  Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons Almond Milk
  • 3 Banana, well-mashed (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 5-6 tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 cup shredded Coconut
  • 1 teaspoon Maple Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Liquid Smoke
  • 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce
  • 1 knob coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 300°. Mix soy sauce & coconut until thoroughly mixed. Place coconut, with as little of liquid as possible, on a foil lined baking sheet and cook for 20-25 minutes until crisp and light brown. Don’t forget to add liquid smoke, maple syrup!
  2. Next mix powdered sugar and maple syrup together to form glaze.
  3. Make sure the oven’s temperature reachs 350° before attempting to add salt to the mixture made of baking powder, cinamon, flour and baking soda. Almond milk should be added along with maple syrup while mixing. Don’t forget to mash bananas!
  4. When done cooking remove donuts from wells and let cool. Once cool, dip donuts in glaze, 2-3 times each, allowing glaze to dry each time before dipping again. Once the donut has been dipped for the final time lightly sprinkle coconut bacon on top while glaze is still wet.

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