Gluten Free Banana Donuts with Chocolate Coconut Walnut Topping

Get ready for these homemade gluten free banana donuts. They are full of sweet ripe bananas and they are so, so good. This easy banana recipe is quick to put together so you can enjoy these donuts in no time!

Gluten Free Banana Donuts with Chocolate Coconut Walnut Topping on a piece of wax paper

I am apologizing in advance for this post. It is full of gluten free banana donut pictures that will probably have you drooling all over your keyboard :-).

You may recognize these gluten free banana donuts by another name…Gluten Free Chunky Monkey Donuts.

Sounds like that delicious Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, right? Well, these donuts have that same delicious flavor!!

My daughter and I couldn’t help it, we had a really hard time choosing what photos to include with this recipe. I highly recommend pinning this recipe now so you have it handy anytime you have couple of over-ripe bananas to use up. If your bananas are not ripe yet, don’t worry. Bananas are so easy to ripen, check out this great hack!

Gluten free banana donut with a bite taken out.

Donuts for breakfast:

You will be surprised when you see that these donuts are pretty healthy! Skip the chocolate fudge on top and you can eat these healthy banana donuts for breakfast!!! (And if you want more donuts for breakfast, you MUST try this recipe for Gluten Free Healthy Breakfast Donuts! There is so much hidden nutrition in these. Your kids will never know!)

Gluten Free Banana Donuts dropping on shredded coconut on top.

How to bake donuts in a donut pan:

Originally, I thought this would be another one of those donut maker recipes that is so easy if you want donuts in just minutes. I have had so many readers writing to me to ask how to make my gluten free donuts recipes in a donut pan. I decided to take the longer route with this donut recipe and bake these in a donut pan so you can see how easy this gluten free donut recipe is to make.

Top view of Gluten Free Banana Donuts with Chocolate Coconut Walnuts on top

How To Make Moist and Delicious Gluten Free Banana Donuts:

(I took lots of pictures so you can see every step along the way.)

Donut dry ingredients mixed in a bowl. A whisk in in the bowl.

Mix all of the dry ingredients in a bowl and whisk to blend.

Banana donuts wet and dry ingredients in a bowl.

Pour the wet ingredients in and mix.

gluten free banana donut batter in a bowl

This is the batter, see how it is a little thick? That is okay, these donuts will still be nice and light.

gluten free banana batter in a donut pan ready to bake.

I added the batter to a donut pan. It is a little hard to stay in the grooves :-).

baked gluten free donuts in a pan

Here they are fresh out of the oven.

A spoon is drizzling chocolate onto Gluten free banana donuts

Drizzle on the fudge.

Fingers are dropping shredded coconut on to Gluten Free Banana Donuts

Sprinkle on the shredded coconut.

Fingers dropping walnuts onto Gluten Free Banana Donuts

Add the walnuts and EAT!

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Things You Need To Make This Recipe:

  1. A donut pan to bake these donuts.
  2. Don’t feel like waiting? Use this Baby Cakes Donut Maker and cook these donuts in just 5 minutes.
  3. My very favorite gluten free flour makes these donuts light and fluffy.
  4. Almond flour gives these donuts a protein boost to balance out the sugar.
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Gluten Free Banana Chunky Monkey Donuts
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Easy gluten free banana donuts with chocolate, coconut and walnuts.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 donuts
Calories: 293 kcal
Author: Sandi Gaertner
Ingredients
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons additional almond milk
  • 1 cup gluten free flour blend
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • dash salt
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • shredded coconut optional
  • walnuts optional
  • fudge/melted chocolate optional
Instructions
  1. If you are making these in the oven, preheat your oven to 350 degrees. If you are making these in a BabyCakes Donut maker, plug it in to turn it on.


  2. In a large bowl, add dry ingredients. Whisk to blend.

  3. In a smaller bowl, add wet ingredients and mix well.

  4. Pour wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix.

  5. Spray the donut pan with coconut oil and add batter to each section.

  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes until done.

  7. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Drizzle chocolate on top and sprinkle with coconut and walnuts.

Nutrition facts per serving (1g)
293kcal | Fat: 12g | Saturated fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 145mg | Carbohydrates: 45g | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 29g | Protein: 6g | Vitamin A: 5% | Vitamin C: 5% | Calcium: 7% | Iron: 8%

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Comments

  1. What perfect little donuts!

  2. Yum! I can’t wait to try these!

  3. Those sound great and I love the addition of all that almond flour!

  4. I love shredded coconut as a dessert topping! It looks like the perfect complement to these delicious gluten free donuts!

  5. I’m totally craving these right now! They definitely would not have lasted in my house!

  6. Holy Toppings those are great. I would love these for breakfast or dessert.

  7. Abeer Rizvi says:

    I have never had donuts like these before but I am sure to love them since I am crazy about coconut!

  8. Banana donuts sound like such a fun treat! Love the additional toppings!

  9. Love, love, love these. I am now a Chunky Monkey Junkie!

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