County Fair Cinnamon Donuts that are a Low Carb Treat!
If you’re looking for a little low carb inspiration then you have to check out Keto Made Easy: 100+ Easy Keto Dishes Made Fast to Fit Your Life by our friends Megha Barot & Matt Gaedke of Keto Connect! It’s loaded with great ideas to transform all of your favorites into keto-friendly alternatives that taste just as great (if not better!) than the original. Many diets out there come with a hefty price tag and a ton of time in the kitchen.
However, this recipe book shows that you really can eat well without spending a ton of time or money doing it! Authors Megha & Matt show you just how to get the meals you want without sacrificing your low carb diet.
One of our favorites from the book happens to be their County Fair Cinnamon Donuts. If you are a donut lover, then you’ll be pleased to know that there is an amazing keto alternative out there! It’s still loaded with that great flavor and texture, but not nearly as many carbs. A few small adjustments and you’ll have a treat that you don’t have to feel guilty about.
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The main low carb ingredients that you’ll find in this recipe are stevia (instead of white sugar) coconut flour (instead of white flour) and xantham gum which is used to keep all the ingredients locked in. The texture is very similar to a regular donut, and you don’t have to worry about sweetness! The stevia baked inside the donut as well as the granular erythritol will definitely cure your sweet tooth.
In just over 30 minutes, you can serve up these warm, delicious donuts to your family and friends. They’ll believe that the fair itself has come to your kitchen! Try it for yourself to see just how easy it is. Don’t forget to store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Enjoy!
If you loved this recipe and are a big fan of cinnamon, give these low carb cinnamon roll muffins a try!
- 11 1/2 ounces cream cheese (room temperature)
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
- 4 large eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon liquid stevia extract
- 1/2 teaspoon maple extract
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup coconut flour
- 2 tablespoons coconut flour
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
- 1/2 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
- 1/4 cup So Nourished erythritol sweetener
- 1/4 cup ground cinnamon
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and grease a 6-cavity donut pan with coconut oil spray.
- In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, olive oil, cream eggs, stevia and extract using a hand mixer until smooth and fully incorporated. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the coconut flour, cinnamon, baking powder, xanthan gum, and salt using a whisk, Add the dry mixture to the wet ingredients and combine using the hand mixer. Fill the greased cavities of the donut mold to the brim, making sure not to overfill.
- Bake for 25 minutes, until the donuts are puffed up and a toothpick comes out clean.
- Meanwhile, put the ingredients for the topping on a plate and combine using your fingers. After removing the donuts from the oven, allow to cool in the pan for 5 minutes then toss them, one at a time, in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Set the coated donuts on a wire baking rack to cool for an additional 10 minutes prior to eating.
- Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
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