gluten-free vegetarian

Ultra Low-Carb Donuts

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Prep information

Prep time
10 minutes
Cook time
15 minutes
Serves
3
Recipe by
Michael at Lo-Dough

Nutritional information (per glazed donut)

Calories
104 kcal
Fat
8g
Carbs
3g
Fibre
3g
Protein
5g
Sugar
2g

We've come up with a nifty recipe for low-carb donuts - just 3 carbs per donut!

When we brought out our recipe for Lo-Doughnuts, we made a couple of suggestions for toppings to keep the calories and carbs as low as possible.

We'll we've revisited them and found the ultimate solution to getting a low carb glaze for your donut. The glaze is made from cream-cheese - sweetened and loosened with a little milk and with the tiniest smidgen of chocolate grated over (or flaked nuts). Think donut-meets cheesecake... not a bad combo and if you are on a low-carb diet and craving a 'nut, this is the recipe for you!

Ingredients

Serves 3
  • 1 piece of Lo-Dough, blitzed to fine crumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 30ml of semi skimmed milk
  • 2 dessert spoons of erythritol sweetener
  • A level teaspoon of baking powder

To glaze

  • Half a tub of cream cheese
  • A splash of whole milk to loosen to a drizzling consistency
  • 4 tablespoons of powdered erythritol sweetener
  • A couple of drops of any colouring of your choice
  • A grating of chocolate (or nuts if desired)

What you'll need

This diet-friendly recipe is possible with:

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Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C/356°F/Gas 4.
  2. Add the Lo-Dough, egg, milk, sweetener and baking powder to a bowl and mix well.
  3. Spoon the mixture in into the silicone moulds. You should just slightly under fill the 3 of the moulds.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes then take out, remove from the moulds and allow to cool on a rack.
  5. While the donuts cool, mix the cream cheese, milk, erythritol and colouring. Pour over the cooled donuts, grate over the chocolate (you don't need much) and put in the fridge for an hour to allow the cream cheese mix to firm up a little. Serve when ready.

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