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carrot cake donuts with goat cheese glaze
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Gluten Free Carrot Cake Donuts with Goat Cheese Glaze

These donuts are moist, spiced, and have that perfect zingy sweetness from their unique goat cheese glaze.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrot cake donuts, gluten free donuts, goats cheese glaze, homemade donuts
Servings: 10 donuts
Calories: 292kcal
Author: Jen Pinkston


  • ¼ c brown sugar
  • ¼ c coconut sugar
  • ⅓   c avocado oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ¼ c shredded carrots
  • 1 ½ c gluten free all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon all spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ c chopped walnuts or pecans for topping


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


  • Set oven to 425 degrees, grease a donut pan.
  • Combine oil and sugar, mix well.
  • Add remaining wet ingredients and combine well.
  • Add your dry ingredients and fold in until a thick batter is formed.
  • Add your batter to a piping bag (or a ziploc with the end cut off) and pipe into your donut pan.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • 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.
  • Dip each donut in the glaze gently. Top with chopped pecans or walnuts.


Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 163mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 2808IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 1mg