When it comes to making a superb baked doughnut, the end result needs to be light, fluffy, and pack an amazing flavor profile. These glazed watermelon doughnuts do just that. The doughnuts themselves are watermelon-flavored and their vibrant pink glaze uses a combination of watermelon and dragon fruit flavors to give these a delicious and summery flavor.

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Watermelon Doughnuts [Vegan]

Calories

327

Serves

6

Cooking Time

20

Ingredients

For the Doughnuts:

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 6-8 drops of liquid watermelon-flavored stevia
  • 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract

For the Dragon Fruit Glaze:

  • 1/3 cup frozen dragon fruit, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 drops watermelon-flavored stevia
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Preparation

To Make the Doughnuts:

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF and coat the 6 doughnut shells with coconut oil
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a mixing bowl, mix together coconut milk beverage (or almond milk), vinegar, stirring until curdled. Add watermelon stevia, coconut oil, vanilla, and almond extract. Stir in flour mixture until just combined.
  4. Spoon batter into the prepared doughnut pans. Bake doughnuts for 16-18 minutes, until golden brown and baked through. Place onto a cooling rack.

To Make the Dragon Fruit Glaze:

  1. Combine powdered sugar ingredients and whisk until smooth.
  2. When doughnuts are mostly cool, dip tops into glaze to coat or drizzle over them. Dip/coat the doughnuts multiple times to achieve a darker color. wait for 2-3 minutes for them to set between dipping again. Let the batch set for 10-15 minutes. Doughnuts are best served right away or same day. If not serving doughnuts right away, wait to glaze until ready to enjoy.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 327 | Carbs: 55 g | Fat: 11 g | Protein: 3 g | Sodium: 4 mg | Sugar: 31 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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