Thursday, June 8, 2017

I love my DONUTS!

That's right! Make your own homemade HEALTHY donuts! Who says you can't have your donuts and eat them too. 

Baked Banana Nut Donuts

2 medium ripe bananas, mashed
1 large egg
1⁄3 cup unsweetened applesauce
1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1⁄3 cup whole wheat flour
1⁄2 cup all-purpose flour
3⁄4 teaspoon baking powder
3⁄4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1⁄4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1⁄4 teaspoon salt

Cream Cheese Glaze:
3 tablespoons low-fat cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 tablespoon nonfat milk
2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts, toasted if desired

Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a doughnut pan with cooking spray.
Combine bananas, egg, applesauce and vanilla in a large bowl. Combine flours, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a separate bowl; stir into banana mixture.
Spoon 1/3 cup batter into each cup of doughnut pan. Bake 12 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
Prepare cream cheese glaze in a shallow bowl: Mix together cream cheese and sugar; stir in milk.
Dip tops of cooled doughnuts in glaze, and set on a wire rack. Sprinkle each with 1 teaspoon walnuts.
161 calories with 1 TBS glaze and nuts.

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