gluten free vegan banana maple donuts

Sometimes I have myself a little pity party when I think about how unfair it is that I can’t just go to the donut shop and get a hot, fresh donut. I’m missing out on that frosted, greasy, fried dough. Melt-in-your-mouth goodness. I know donuts are not the healthiest breakfast choice and go straight to my thighs…but they sure do taste good!

After I get over my donut woes, I just get in my kitchen and make a batch of BAKED gluten free donuts! I’ve come to love these 10 times more than traditional donuts. This recipe is also egg and dairy free, which makes my tummy happy. A soft, gluten free banana donut, topped with a maple glaze. Doesn’t get much better than that when it comes to morning breakfast treats.

Hot, fresh, banana donuts…comin’ right up! 

gluten free vegan banana maple donuts

makes 6-8 donuts
  • 1 cup Sarah’s gluten free flour blend
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 1/2 cup So Delicious unsweetened coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
maple glaze
  • 1 cup organic powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoons So Delicious unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray donut pan with nonstick cooking spray. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. In mixing bowl, mix together the mashed banana, coconut milk, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, and vanilla. Stir in the flour mixture until just combined. Spoon batter into donut pan. Bake donuts for 10-12 minutes, just barely golden brown. Turn out onto cooling rack.
To make the maple glaze, mix together the powdered sugar, maple syrup, coconut milk, coconut oil, and vanilla. Dip the tops of the cooled donuts in the glaze. Let glaze set for 5 minutes. Donuts best served fresh.


  1. says

    We made these donuts in our donut maker and they were great! My girls loved them. You may not be able to rely on the donut maker "ready" indicator light to determine doneness. Just keep them in until they are golden brown. Kuddos to Sarah for all of these wonderful recipes!


  2. says

    These are delicious! They have a great texture and aren't gummy (like some gf baked goods). My favorite way to enjoy them is with earth balance and jam.

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