Pumpkin Protein Donut with Pumpkin Icing


I found this awesome pumpkin protein donut recipe online at Worth Every Chew but of course, I had to sub in my favorite whole food, healthy protein! The cinnamon pumpkin taste is out of this world!

Ingredients

4 scoops Juice Plus Complete French Vanilla

1 tsp baking powder

1 tbsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1/2 cup pumpkin purée, room temperature

3 egg whites, room temperature

2 tbsp coconut oil, melted

1 tbsp canola oil

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the dry ingredients in one bowl. Combine the wet ingredients in another – make sure the wet ingredients are all at room temperature or they will harden the coconut oil.  Mix the two bowls. It will be pretty thick. Spoon into a greased donut pan – since the batter is so thick, there will be peaks at the top unless you smooth them down. Bake for 15 minutes. They are done when a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Let cool in pan for a few minutes and then remove.

Each plain donut: 145 calories, 6g fat, 15g carb, 9g protein

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Icing

1/2 cup pumpkin purée

4 oz cream cheese, softened

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1/4 ground cloves

1/4 cup Truvia Baking Blend

Directions

Combine together and spread on er’thang. 😂

Covers 7 donuts. Each donut topping: 76 calories, 6g fat, 5g carb, 1g protein

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