I wanted to create a new donut recipe, cause let’s face there can never be enough donut flavors 🙂 I was looking for something sweet, but not too sweet, and I had coconut on my mind..so voila..these toasted coconut donuts were made..and they are delicious! Only 4 smart points each and the perfect amount of sweetness 🙂

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Toasted coconut donuts

Drizzle
4sp or 2pp each
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Total Time 24 mins
Course Baking
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 Tbsp white cake mix this can be replaced with extra flour if you don't keep cake mix in the house, I always do, it keeps well and I love the added sweetness and texture it gives to my donuts
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp liquid egg whites
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk can substitute with skim if nut allergy
  • 5 Tbsp toasted sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/2 Tbsp honey

Instructions
 

  • Heat oven to broil and toast your coconut by laying on a baking sheet and putting under broil for about 5 minutes checking often to prevent burning. Then set oven to 350F.
  • In a bowl mix your flour, baking powder, cinnamon and cake mix. Stir in your egg whites, milk and vanilla. Mix in 3 Tbsp of your toasted coconut, leaving the other 2 aside for topping. Pour out into a sprayed 6 hole donut pan.
  • Bake in oven for 14-16 minutes.
  • Melt your honey in a small dish in microwave for 25 seconds, use a pastry brush and brush onto donut tops, then sprinkle coconut on, I do one at a time.
  • Makes 6 donuts at 4sp or 2pp each.
  • Nutritional info, per donut .. Calories 94...Fat 2.4g..Saturated fat 2.1g..Carbs 14.6g...Fiber 1.2g..Sugars 5g..Protein 1.8g

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