Chocolate Peppermint Protein Donuts

Chocolate Peppermint Protein Donuts (keto)
Ingredients
For the donuts:
  • 180g raw, unsalted cashews
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 tbsp allulose
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 scoops (50g) of Chocolate Equip Prime Protein (see note below)
  • 1/2 salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
For the glaze:
  • 1/2 cup powdered allulose
  • 1-4 tbsp ´╗┐ half & half
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint extract
For the ganache:
  • 2oz sugar-free chocolate chips
  • 2oz heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.

  2. Prepare a 12-well donut pan by spraying with non-stick spray.

  3. Add all donut ingredients besides baking powder to a blender and blend just until smooth.

  4. Add in the baking powder and blend just until mixed in.

  5. Divide the batter into the wells of the donut pan.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 16-18 minutes until a toothpick comes out almost clean.

  7. Allow to cool completely before glazing.

Glaze
  1. Whisk together all of the glaze ingredients (start with just 1 tbsp of half and half and add just as much needed to obtain desired consistency) and drizzle over the fully cooled donuts.

Ganache:
  1. In a small bowl microwave the chocolate chips and cream in 10 second intervals, stirring after each, until the chocolate is melted and smooth.

  2. Add the peppermint extract and stir until combined.

  3. One at a time, dip the cooled donuts in the chocolate and top with sprinkles if desired.

Recipe Notes

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