Best Ever Paleo Chocolate Donuts

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Get ready for a donut experience like no other! Say hello to my Best Ever Paleo Chocolate Donuts—a gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and totally paleo twist on your classic chocolate treats. Brace yourself because these donuts are about to become your new obsession (trust me, I’m hooked!).

These donuts are not only delicious but also easier on your tummy. How? Well, we’re using wholesome ingredients and ditching the refined sugar (don’t worry, we still love our sweet treats, but let’s keep inflammation in check!). Plus, they’re baked, not fried, making them a lighter option.

Sure, the texture might be a tad different from what you’re used to, but I promise they’re just as tasty. And that luscious frosting? It’s the cherry on top! If that doesn’t convince you, I don’t know what will.

Best Ever Paleo Chocolate Donuts

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 8


  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 pasture-raised organic eggs
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

**For the Frosting:**

  • 1 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter substitute vegan butter if dairy-free
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  • Grease a silicone donut pan with avocado or coconut oil spray.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients.
  • Melt the coconut oil.
  • In another bowl, combine the melted coconut oil with the rest of the wet ingredients. Mix well.
  • Pour the wet batter into the bowl with the dry ingredients and stir until combined.
  • Carefully spoon the batter into each donut cavity, filling them almost up to the top.
  • Use your fingers to smooth out the donuts.
  • Bake for 16-17 minutes.
  • Allow the donuts to cool for a couple of minutes, then invert the pan to release them.
  • Let the donuts cool completely before frosting.
  • For the frosting, melt the chocolate chips, butter, and maple syrup, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Dip each donut in the chocolate frosting and place them on a cooling rack.
  • Add sprinkles if desired.
  • Time to indulge and enjoy your delicious Paleo Chocolate Donuts!

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