These gluten free gingerbread donuts are a delicious holiday treat. They are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside!! Stack them up and eat them one by one…these bite-sized donuts are full of gingerbread flavor!
Drizzle a little icing to make them even better :-). These donuts are also dairy free so dig in!
Tis the season for all things gingerbread and these bite-sized (okay maybe two or three bite) gluten free gingerbread donuts. They are a delicious snack everyone will enjoy.
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We aren’t…although I should preface that with an explanation. I love everything about the holidays, but our schedule has been so busy this year with the kids’ school, that I haven’t had any time to really think about the holidays.
I need to carve out some time to plan out what I want to make for the holiday season. (Like the plan to make this gluten free chocolate orange donut recipe too!)
While I am doing that, I hope you can enjoy these delicious gingerbread donuts :-). This donut recipe is easy to make so you can have donuts all of the time.
I am a big frosting and drizzle lover. If you don’t want the added sugar, these donuts have enough bold flavor to stand on their own. Feel free to eat these gingerbread Christmas donuts plain :-).
One thing I love about making mini donuts is how easy they are to make. I have been using this Babycakes Mini Donut Maker for a couple of years now and it is a huge time saver for me. Mix up a batter, pour it into each section. Close the lid.
Bam! Tasty mini donuts in just 3 minutes!
Shopping List for Making These Gluten Free Gingerbread Donuts:
- Gluten free flour blend (I have used several brands including Bob’s Red Mill, Authentic Foods, King Arthur, and Pamela’s blends for this donut recipe. Make sure the blend you use has Xanthan gum, otherwise add 1 teaspoon.)
- Almond flour. I like almond flour better than almond meal because it is ground more finely. My favorite brands are Anthony’s and Honeyville. Costco often carries a good almond flour, but I haven’t seen it in our store lately.
- Gingerbread spices: cinnamon, allspice, ginger, cloves
- Baking powder, baking soda, salt
- Brown sugar
- Molasses (I like Blackstrap but either will work well.)
- Almond milk
- Coconut oil
Steps to make gluten free gingerbread donuts:
Add the dry ingredients into a bowl and whisk to blend.
Add the wet ingredients to a bowl. Whisk to blend. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well.
Not a great picture, but it shows you how the donut batter will look in the donut maker.
Can you use a donut pan if you don’t have a donut maker?
You can definitely use a donut pan to make this gluten free gingerbread donut maker. You will want to bake your donuts at 350F degrees for 15 minutes. Allow to cool and ice the same as you would using a donut maker. Just spray the pan with coconut oil so the edges get crispy.
Can you make this gluten free donut recipe nut-free?
You can definitely make this recipe nut-free without the almond flour. Just add 1/4 cup additional gluten free flour blend.
Also, use coconut or flaxseed milk instead of almond milk. You can also use regular milk if you can have dairy.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 16
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 153 Total Fat: 6g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 23mg Sodium: 98mg Carbohydrates: 22g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 9g Protein: 3g
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