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Keto Maple Glazed Baked Donuts

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These baked keto maple glazed pumpkin donuts are perfect for fall! The fluffy grain-free donut base is a tender pumpkin cake that’s flecked with the perfect amount of vanilla and pumpkin pie spices. You can use ready-made or even make your own pumpkin pie spice mix — it's super simple!

The glaze? Well, it’s perfectly silky and sugar-free. We’re using maple flavoring so there’s no need for sugary maple syrup to get that delicious maple flavor we all love so much. It's not too sweet like the classic donut icing you may be used to but you could always add a tablespoon or two of powdered low-carb sweetener or a few drops of stevia or monk fruit if you like your icing really sweet. If you don't want the icing to be too sweet, you can skip the sweetener altogether and you'll be left with a subtle sweetness from coconut.

Can I Make Nut-Free Keto Donuts?

Sure! If you can't eat nuts, you can substitute the almond flour with the equivalent amount of ground sunflower seeds.

Coconut flour could also be used instead of almond flour. How much coconut flour to replace almond flour? The rule of thumb is to use 1/3 cup of coconut flour for every 1 cup of almond flour, plus add one more large egg. In our recipe to make 6 donuts this translates to 1/2 cup of coconut flour plus 1 1/2 large egg (or 2 small eggs or 1 jumbo egg). Enjoy!

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Serving size donut

Allergy information for Keto Maple Glazed Baked Donuts

✔  Gluten free
✔  Dairy free
✔  Nut free
✔  Nightshade free
✔  Pork free
✔  Avocado free
✔  Fish free
✔  Shellfish free
✔  Beef free

Nutritional values (per serving, donut)

Net carbs5.4 grams
Protein9.3 grams
Fat24.3 grams
Calories282 kcal
Calories from carbs 8%, protein 13%, fat 79%
Total carbs9.7 gramsFiber4.3 gramsSugars3 gramsSaturated fat9.3 gramsSodium336 mg(15% RDA)Magnesium78 mg(19% RDA)Potassium275 mg(14% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 6 donuts)

Maple glaze:


  1. Preheat oven to 175 °C/ 350 °F (conventional), or 155 °C/ 310 °F (fan assisted) and grease a donut pan. In a large bowl mix together all of the ingredients for the donuts.
    Keto Maple Glazed Baked Donuts
  2. Transfer the batter to a piping bag and fill the donut mold evenly.
  3. Transfer the pan to the oven and bake 15 to 20 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the middle of a donut comes out clean.
    Keto Maple Glazed Baked Donuts
  4. In a small vessel mix together the glaze ingredients, microwave for 30 seconds until smooth then dip each donut into the glaze.
    Keto Maple Glazed Baked Donuts
  5. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
    Keto Maple Glazed Baked Donuts

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Lauren Lester

Lauren is a food photographer, recipe developer, and author.

She is the founder of the creative content agency, Healthful Creative. HC specializes in helping food centered brands share their story through recipe development + food photography.

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Comments (6)

Thank you for the very easy recipe Martina, I made them this evening and they were really good!
I ran out of granulated erythritol and stupidly substituted it with Xylitol and the donuts were a tad too sweet but delish nonetheless. Skipped the glaze because of this. your app too and I can't manage without it! THANK YOU xx

Thank you so much, I appreciate your kind words!

These are soooooooo yummy!!! I love them! Thank you for this!!!

OMG these are to die for. I didn't even make the glaze but added some whipped cream on top. Absolutely declicious!

Hi Martina!🙂
I've been reading your posts for a while and I must confess you got me to comment with  this delicious recipe 😍 this is amazing!!! Will surely try it and get back to you!🙌🏽😃 Hey Martina, can I use anything else if I don't have coconut flour?🤷🏾‍♀️
Thanks 💗 sisi

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