Donuts are popular snacks and, for some people, as a dessert-turned-breakfast. It’s easy to see why this fried or baked dough confection is a crowd favorite. Not only is it cheap, it’s easy to eat as well. Of course, it goes without saying that this sweet treat is just delicious.
Aside from donut shops, you can also get it from gas stations, coffee shops and grocery stores. They’re just everywhere! Now, the problem with the regular donuts that you can buy is that they’re loaded with carbs. In fact, 100g of donuts with chocolate can have as much as 51g of carbohydrates. Do ketogenic dieters need to forever say goodbye to this delicious snack?
Not at all. You can always make your own donuts at home. Just substitute all-purpose flour with some almond flour and you’re on your way to keto-friendly donuts. To help you get started, here are 5 guilt-free almond flour keto donut recipes.
First on our list is a basic keto almond flour donut recipe. Aside from being low-carb, it’s also paleo-friendly and gluten-free. It uses common ingredients as well which you probably already have in your kitchen.
The donuts you can make from this recipe are quite decadent and it’s easy to adapt the recipe to whatever flavor or type of donut that you like. Best of all, each of these almond flour donuts only has 3g net carbs.
Truth be told, just the photos of our second recipe is enough to make me drool. It looks so moist, chocolatey and sinfully delicious. And, it certainly did not disappoint. Make this as a weekend breakfast treat and your family will surely thank you. It tastes even better when paired with some coffee.
Each serving of this Double Chocolate Donuts recipe only has 4g net carbs.
If you can’t decide between a cheesecake and a donut, how about having them together? This recipe from Simply So Healthy makes moist, gluten and grain-free donuts with fluffy cheesecake frostings. Plus, it’s perfect if you want your donuts not too sweet and a bit citrusy.
This Glazed Crumbs Donuts recipe makes unbelievably moist donuts that are topped with some butter crumbs and then glazed. They taste so good that you wouldn’t want them just for breakfast. They’re also easy to make and won’t take you more than 30 minutes to prepare. To top it all off, each mini donut only has 2g of carbs.
The serving comes out to be:
Calories 131 | Fat (g): 12 | Carbs (g): 2 | Fiber (g): 1 | Protein (g): 2 | Cholesterol (mg): 33 | Potassium (mg): 32
Last, but not the least, we have this Gingerbread Keto Doughnuts recipe from Popsugar. When we think of anything gingerbread, we usually think of Chistmas. But, honestly, these gingerbread donuts are just too good to only eat during Christmastime. This recipe is a keeper and one that you’ll want to make the whole year round.
Once you’ve got these keto almond flour donut recipes down pat, maybe you can start making your own version. Choose the flavor you want. Make them glazed, frosted, jelly-filled, or powdered. Just make sure that whatever kind of donut you make, add some extra since your family and friends will surely love them as well.