Gluten Free and Vegan Blueberry Chickpea Donuts

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Gluten Free and Vegan Blueberry Chickpea Donuts

Blueberry Chickpea Donuts

from skinnyfitalicious.com

Prep time

10 mins

Cook time

13 mins

Total time

23 mins

 

Baked Blueberry Chickpea Donuts are low in sugar & big on flavor! The creamiest donuts you’ll ever make, and no one will ever guess their made with chickpeas! A yummy high protein, complex carb breakfast or treat. Gluten free + Low Calorie + Vegan option.

Author: Megan

Recipe type: Breakfast

Serves: 9

Ingredients

  • 1 15 ounce can chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ½ cupGluten Free oat flour *
  • ¼ cupGluten Free oats
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup maple syrup **
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 egg whites***
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp cardamom
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven 325 F. Prepare a donut baking tin with cooking spray.
  2. To a blender or food processor, add all ingredients layering the dry ingredients first, then the chickpeas, then the liquid.
  3. Blend on high until a smooth batter appears.
  4. Add blueberries to blender and fold by hand.
  5. Fill the donut cavities with the batter, filling until flush.
  6. Bake at 325 F 12-13 minutes until donuts have set.
  7. Remove from the oven and cool 2-3 minutes before flipping the donut tin upside down onto a cooking rack. The donuts should easily slide out. Cool donuts another 15 minutes on the wire rack prior to enjoying.
  8. Keep donuts in refrigerator to maintain freshness.

Notes

*Any flour will work in this recipe including coconut flour. If you use coconut flour, omit the oats & add ¼ cup tapioca flour instead.

**I do not like things to taste sweet. Test the batter and if you would like it sweeter, you can add up to ½ cup maple syrup total.

***For Vegan, swap the eggs with 2 flax eggs. 2 tbsp flax + 6 tbsp water

***I did not add anything to the top of the donuts, but if you want to fancy them up, you can us the cinnamon glaze in <a href=”http://skinnyfitalicious.com/cinnamon-glazed-pumpkin-donuts/”>this recipe</a>

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 Calories: 120 Fat: 1.2g Carbohydrates: 23.5g Sugar: 7.4g Sodium: 68.7mg Fiber: 3.8g Protein: 4.7g

 

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