Delectable Butterscotch Glazed Donuts That Delight – Low Carb, Gluten Free

Butterscotch glazed low carb donuts

These donuts are a new version from my Plain Donuts With Butterscotch Icing, Low Carb, Keto – are butterscotch glazed, low carb, keto friendly, wheat free, gluten free, no added sugar, and utterly delicious!

Unlike the old ones, these are NO SUGAR ADDED and less coconutty.

Ingredients

Doughnuts

Icing

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Warm the coconut oil so it becomes liquid. I throw the butter in a dish during the preheating oven and as it becomes liquid, add the coconut. Then mix all the ingredients in a countertop mixer (like my KitchenAid KSM75WH Classic Plus Series 4.5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, White from Amazon). Fill each well of the donut mold up to the just below the top of the center hole piece (like these Wilton 2105-1620 6 Cavity Nonstick Donut Pans (2 Pack) from Amazon). Bake for 15-18 minutes then take out.

Place a sheet of wax or parchment paper under a cooling rack. Turn the molds over to place the donuts on the cooling rack OR directly on parchment paper.

Icing

In a small saucepan over medium heat, throw in the butter. Once the butter is melted, stir in the sugar and whisk for a minute or two until well blended. Next, whisk in half of the cream (1/6 cup). Bring to a boil and then turn down the heat to medium-low and cook for 3-4 minutes. Stir often with the whisk and you will notice that the texture will change slightly as the mixture cooks.

Turn off heat and remove the pot from the stove. Stir in the remaining 1/6 cup heavy cream, bourbon vanilla, and salt.

Immediately pour the butterscotch sauce into a small glass jar.

Spoon the butterscotch on the donuts. Eat hot (BEST) or let them cool and enjoy!

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Plain Donuts With Butterscotch Icing, Low Carb, Keto

Plain Donuts With Butterscotch Icing, Low Carb, Keto

Introduction

I now know how much we all love doughnuts (or donuts). The feedback from my low carb, keto, chocolate doughnuts has been phenomenal. But, I also know many people with chocolate sensitivity or an outright allergy.

I spent a little time experimenting and came up with this great combo: a plain, keto, gluten-free, ulta low-carb donut, plus the least unhealthy butterscotch icing I could find.

See, the problem with butterscotch is that its base is brown sugar. None of the sugar substitutes are good at melting and caramelizing like real sugar. But I found the next best thing over at The Healthy Home Economist.

This recipe makes a dozen donuts and 100 or so servings of butterscotch for those donuts (or other delicious uses).

Ingredients

Doughnuts

Icing

  • 1/2 cup organic dark coconut sugar (lower carb and lower glycemic than brown sugar)
  • 1/2 cup organic heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup organic butter (1 stick)
  • 1/2 tsp finely ground salt
  • 2 tsp pure organic bourbon vanilla

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Warm the coconut oil so it becomes liquid. I throw it in the microwave for 60 seconds and then throw the butter in and microwave another 30 second. Then mix all the ingredients in a countertop mixer (like my KitchenAid KSM75WH Classic Plus Series 4.5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, White from Amazon). Fill each well of the donut mold up to the just below the top of the center hole piece (like these Wilton 2105-1620 6 Cavity Nonstick Donut Pans (2 Pack) from Amazon). Bake for 15-18 minutes then take out.

Place a sheet of wax or parchment paper under a cooling rack. Turn the molds over to place the donuts on the cooling rack.

Icing

In a small saucepan over medium heat, throw in the butter. Once the butter is melted, stir in the sugar and whisk for a minute or two until well blended. Next, whisk in half of the cream (1/4 cup). Bring to a boil and then turn down the heat to medium-low and cook for 3-4 minutes. Stir often with the whisk and you will notice that the texture will change slightly as the mixture cooks.

Turn off heat and remove the pot from the stove. Stir in the remaining 1/4 cup heavy cream, bourbon vanilla, and salt.

Immediately pour the butterscotch sauce into a small glass jar.

Spoon the butterscotch on the donuts. Eat hot or let them cool and enjoy!

Nutrition Info

From MyFitnessPal:

Donuts

IngredientsCaloriesCarbsFatProteinSodiumSugar
Tgs Whey Protein – Whey Protein Unflavored, 1.5 Scoop1882338832
trader joe’s – coconut flour, 3 tbsp(s)1131645532
Organic Valley – Organic Pasture Butter, 4 Tbsp (14g)44004801400
Maldon – Sea Salt Flakes, 0.25 tsp (0.75g)00005800
365 – Baking Soda, 0.25 tsg (.6g)00003200
Egg – Real Pasture Raised, 4 large280420242800
Spectrum Organic – Coconut Oil, 0.25 cup(s)480056000
Lakanto – Monkfruit Sweetener, 0.25 cup(s)048*0000
Total:1,50170131671,4564
Per Donut:1256*1161210

Icing

IngredientsCaloriesCarbsFatProteinSodiumSugar
Trader Joe’s – Organic Coconut Sugar, 0.5 cup(s)3609600096
Horizon – Heavy Whipping Cream – Correct Carbs, 4 fluid ounce4000400400
Organic Valley – Organic Pasture Butter, 8 Tbsp (14g)88009602800
Maldon – Sea Salt Flakes, 0 tsp (0.75g)000000
Trader Joe’s – Pure Bourbon Vanilla Extract, 2 Tsp.3020002
Total:1,67098136032098
Per Serving:1711031
Total Per Donut:1427*1261241

*Note that the vast majority of the sugar is sugar alcohol from the erythritol which has NO glycemic load and provides NO carbs available to your system,

Low Carb, Keto, Chocolate Doughnuts

Ethan's Chocolate Keto Doughnuts

Introduction

Who doesn’t love a fresh, delicious doughnut (or donut)? I sure do, but can’t stand all the unhealthy ingredients and massive amounts of sugar causing damage to my body, let alone my kids.

Here is an incredibly delicious, and thoroughly healthy take on doughnuts for Chanukah. That’s right, doughnuts are part of the Hanukkah tradition for many Jews since the oil in the menorah is the miracle that lasted eight days, we eat oily foods like donuts and latkes to commemorate the rededication of the Temple!

These are gluten free, low carb, ketogenic, almost dairy free (easy to change to fully dairy free), sweet, healthy, and delicious. Plus they only take 30 minutes from start to finish.

Ingredients

Doughnuts

Icing

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Warm the coconut oil so it becomes liquid. I throw it in the microwave for 30 – 60 seconds. Then mix all the ingredients in a countertop mixer (like my KitchenAid KSM75WH Classic Plus Series 4.5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, White from Amazon). Fill each well of the donut mold up to the just below the top of the center hole piece (like these Wilton 2105-1620 6 Cavity Nonstick Donut Pans (2 Pack) from Amazon). Bake for 15-18 minutes then take out.

While baking, whisk together the icing ingredients in a small bowl. The cacao doesn’t like to mix well so be patient.

Place a sheet of wax or parchment paper under a cooling rack. Turn the molds over to place the donuts on the cooling rack. Spoon the icing on the donuts. Eat hot or let them cool and enjoy!

Nutrition Info

From MyFitnessPal: Note that the vast majority of the sugar is sugar alcohol from the erythritol which has NO glycemic load.

12 Donuts in the batch
IngredientsCaloriesCarbsFatProteinSodiumSugar
Tgs Whey Protein – Whey Protein Unflavored, 0.67 Scoop841117371
trader joe’s – coconut flour, 2 tbsp(s)751133351
Maldon – Sea Salt Flakes, 0.13 tsp (0.75g)00002900
365 – Baking Soda, 0.25 tsg (.6g)00003200
Egg – Medium Egg, 5 egg315020303100
Trader Joe’s – Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, 5 tbsp600070000
Lakanto – Monk Fruit Sweetener, 4 tbsp(s)04800048
Swerve – Confectioner’s Style Sugar Replacement, 16 tsp000000
365 – Vanilla Extract, Organic, 0.5 tsp (4g)310001
Cacao Powder – Cacao Powder, 4.5 tablespoons158119790
365 – Organic Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk, 1 ounce5000210
Total:1,24072103571,02251
Per Serving:103695854