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carrot cake donuts with goat cheese glaze

Gluten Free Carrot Cake Donuts with Goat Cheese Glaze

  • Author: Lauren Daniel
  • Yield: 10 donuts 1x
  • Category: gluten free

Description

These donuts are moist, spiced, and have that perfect zingy sweetness from their unique goat cheese glaze.


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Ingredients

  • ¼ c brown sugar
  • ¼ c coconut sugar
  •  c avocado oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ¼ c shredded carrots
  • 1 ½ c gluten free all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp all spice
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ c chopped walnuts or pecans for topping

Glaze

  • 3 oz goat cheese, slightly melted (I used this brand)
  • 1 ½ c powder sugar, sifted
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp milk (I used almond)

Instructions

  1. Set oven to 425 degrees, grease a donut pan.
  2. Combine oil and sugar, mix well.
  3. Add remaining wet ingredients and combine well.
  4. Add your dry ingredients and fold in until a thick batter is formed.
  5. Add your batter to a piping bag (or a ziploc with the end cut off) and pipe into your donut pan.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  7. While these bake combine goat cheese, vanilla, milk, ½ c powdered sugar and whisk until combined, then add the remaining cup of powdered sugar until a glaze is formed.
  8. Dip each donut in the glaze gently. Top with chopped pecans or walnuts.