Doughnuts are a popular treat for good reason. They’re delicious and can be made in a variety of ways. They can be a ring doughnut, filled doughnut, or even just doughnut holes. You can also frost them, glaze them, infuse them with all kinds of seasonal or trendy flavors. What you probably didn’t know is that you can also make raw doughnuts. That’s right, you don’t have to fry or bake to enjoy some delicious doughnuts. Need proof? Try these 10 delicious raw doughnut recipes from our Food Monster App!
1. Raw Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts
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Claire Ragozzino‘s Raw Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts are gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and processed sugar-free, but still incredibly flavorful! Figs and apple give the dough a touch of sweetness and the moistness it needs to create a moist, cake-like dough, topped raw cacao glaze and colorful quinoa sprinkles to finish it off!
2. Raw Chocolate Mint Doughnuts
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Emily von Euw‘s sweet, decadent Raw Chocolate Mint Doughnuts are an amazing raw dessert experience. Dense and gooey, the base is made from dates, oats, and almonds, with some cacao powder. The mint frosting is made up of coconut cream, mint leaves, maple syrup, and some spirulina for color. The chocolate drizzle is your basic and fabulous raw chocolate. These aren’t the typical light and fluffy doughnuts you know — and that’s okay.
3. Raw Chocolate Doughnuts With White Chocolate Matcha Glaze
Matcha powder is derived from green tea leaves and instantly makes you feel energized yet calm and focused. This Raw Chocolate Doughnuts With White Chocolate Matcha Glaze recipe by Pamela Higgins will let you enjoy all of the green tea’s benefits in a delicious yet healthy chocolatey treat. These raw doughnuts make for a great dessert or even breakfast!
4. No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Doughnuts
Amanda Smith‘s No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Doughnuts are packed with all kinds of goodies. Made from dates, almonds, buckwheat, coconut, and cacao, they’ll fulfill your craving for something sweet while leaving you feeling nourished and energetic. Plus, they’re topped with a creamy peanut butter frosting. Yum!
5. Raw Caramel Pistachio Chocolate Frosted Doughnuts
Biting into these Raw Caramel Pistachio Chocolate Frosted Doughnuts by Amanda Smith is an experience you must have. They are made from oats, almonds, and hidden superfoods like hemp and lucuma, which works with gooey dates to make the doughnuts taste like caramel. If that wasn’t already drool-worthy enough, each doughnut is dipped in melted chocolate and then topped with raw pistachios. Yum!
6. Raw Espresso Doughnuts
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Whether you have them for breakfast or dessert, these Raw Espresso Doughnuts by Caroline Doucet are a winner! Their base is made from oats, dates, pecans, cocoa nibs, vanilla, and ground coffee beans and they’re topped with a mocha glaze. Together, they make a perfectly sweetened doughnut that will satisfy all your chocolate (and caffeine) cravings.
7. Raw Raspberry Lemon Doughnut Holes
These Raw Raspberry Lemon Doughnut Holes by Amy Lyons come together quick, so no excuse not to make them. They’re the perfect balance of tart and sweet, and in a way, refreshing. Imagine yourself sitting out on the patio with some lemonade and these doughnuts just enjoying the fresh air… if you have a hammock and a patio. If not, eating them in the kitchen is just fine and they are delicious!
8. Raw Chocolate Lemon Doughnuts
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Throw away all of your preconceived notions about doughnuts and get ready to see them in a whole new light! Margaux Mouton‘s Raw Chocolate Lemon Doughnuts recipe proves that healthy doughnuts not only exist, they are delicious. These are made with buckwheat and oat flour, spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, and topped with a raw, creamy, and lemony frosting. There are even a few hidden ingredients thrown in! Yum.
9. Raw Apple Cider Doughnuts
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These Raw Apple Cider Doughnuts by Amanda Nicole Smith are dense, crusty on the outside, and soft in the middle – a perfectly lovely and healthful version of the traditionally fried treats. They’re also surprisingly easy to make. They’re made primarily from oats, nuts, and almond flour that are perfectly spiced with a blend of warm cinnamon and nutmeg. And don’t forget the finishing touch: a generous coating of cinnamon sugar! If you don’t have a dehydrator, don’t worry, because these can also be made at the lowest temperature setting in your oven.
10. No-Bake Chocolate Coated Peanut Butter and Jam Doughnuts
These No-Bake Chocolate Coated Peanut Butter and Jam Doughnuts by Pamela Higgins are absolutely delicious – rich, filling, and indulgent but made from relatively good ingredients, including oats, tiger nut flour, dates, nut butter, and maple syrup. The best thing about these? They can be made ahead and kept in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, ready to devour at any time… but they’ll probably disappear before that.
Love doughnuts so much you don’t care if they’re raw or cooked? Check out 10 Delectable Vegan Doughnuts for Glazed Doughnut Day! Or do you prefer raw desserts in general? Then you should see these 15 Decadent Raw Vegan (No-Bake) Dessert Recipes.
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