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I am the first to admit that I have a very large sweet tooth… I mean sweets are probably my favorite food group after all. Chocolate is probably my weakness, dark chocolate to be exact. I eat pretty healthy and try to offer healthier alternatives than just plain old chocolate donuts and muffins for breakfast. That is is why this Healthy Chocolate Donut Recipe is probably my go-to recipe for when I want something chocolaty and yummy for breakfast. It is made with oat flour and has no processed sugar, so I feel pretty good about having it as a nice little treat every so often. 

Healthy Chocolate Donut Recipe


Now, if you do not have a donut pan, that is perfectly ok, I make them into mini muffins as well and they turn out perfect that way too! My kids actually prefer the mini muffins, because they can throw them in a bag and go in the mornings.

Healthy Chocolate Donut Recipe

The batter itself is not very sweet, you get most of the sweetness from the chocolate glaze that you put on top of it. While I love the chocolate glaze, you can always mix it up with a caramel sauce, or even a little melted peanut butter for some added protein!

Healthy Chocolate Donut Recipe

 

Check out the video below on how to make these delicious Healthy Chocolate Donuts!

Healthy Chocolate Donut Recipe

Healthy Chocolate Donut Recipe

Prep Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Ground Oats (or oat flour)
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 2 Eggs (room temp)
  • 1/2 Cup Honey, Agave, or Maple Syrup
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut Oil (melted)
  • 2/3 Cup Plain, Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Topping

  • 1 oz Milk Chocolate
  • 1.5 oz Dark Chocolate
  • 1/2 tsp Coconut Oil

Instructions 

Donuts

  • Preheat oven to 350 Degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all of your dry ingredients.
  • Add in your eggs, sweetener, yogurt, and vanilla and mix until just combined.
  • Pour batter into lightly greased donut pan or muffin pan.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Topping

  • Melt together your chocolates and coconut oil and mix until smooth.
  • Drizzle over cooled donuts and enjoy!

Notes

Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days. 
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: chocolate

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