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keto maple pecan bacon donuts
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5 from 2 votes

Keto Maple Bacon Donuts

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword: Keto Donuts
Calories: 195kcal

Ingredients

Donuts

Glaze (Double for fully coated donuts)

  • 2 tbsp sugar free syrup I use Choc Zero
  • 1 tbsp butter salted (if unsalted, add a pinch of salt to your glaze)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp milk or light cream room temperature, I use 10% or 18% cream in Canada
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp maple extract
  • 1/2 cup powdered monkfruit/erythritol sweetener 100g

Toppings (optional)

  • chopped pecans
  • 1-2 slices bacon cooked, finely chopped

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350*F.
  • In a large bowl, add all of your dry ingredients and mix.
  • In a measuring cup, add your cream and vinegar and set aside.
  • In another bowl, melt your butter and then add 2 eggs and vanilla extract, whisk well with a fork.
  • Pour the butter mixture as well as your cream and vinegar into the dry ingredients (don’t worry if there are some clumps in the cream).
  • Mix well until a thick batter forms. Add your pecans and mix once more.
  • Put this batter into a piping back with a large open end or a large ziplock and cut off the corner (alternatively you can scoop the batter into muffin tins now if you don’t have a donut pan).
  • Lightly grease your donut pan with oil or butter and then begin piping your batter into the 12 donut molds.
  • Bake for 15-18min or until donuts are lightly browned on top and no longer squishy to the touch (my oven cooks slower so maybe give them a check a few minutes early.
  • While the donuts are baking, make your glaze by melting the butter and syrup together in the microwave (about 30-40s). Then whisk the rest of the glaze ingredients into the butter and syrup mixture until smooth.
  • Let the donuts cool slightly before gently removing them from the pan and placing them on another plate or tray.
  • Have a wire rack ready if you own one and place it above a large tray or cookie sheet to catch the excess glaze.
  • Dip each donut in the glaze to coat the tops (or the entire donut if you make double the glaze!) and then place it on the wire rack, sprinkle with chopped pecans and bacon pieces and leave it to set. Repeat for all 12 donuts.
  • Once the glaze has hardened slightly you can move them to a plate for serving OR store them in an airtight container on the counter between layers of wax paper (you can also freeze them this way to preserve them for longer). Enjoy your Keto Maple Bacon Donuts!

Notes

  • Watch your oven when baking these. For me they took around 18min but my oven tends to bake more slowly than most. Don’t worry if they brown a bit on the top, the centers will take longer to cook and will remain soft. Plus the glaze will cover any imperfections!
  • I only cover the tops of my donuts with glaze* if you want a solid glaze covering the entire donut then double the glaze recipe!
  • This glaze takes longer to set then a regular glaze but it DOES set. If you are having issues with the donuts being sticky, place them on a plate in the fridge for an hour. 
  • If you do not have a donut pan, you can also make these as muffins and glaze them that way!
  • Ultimately I would recommend making these as the recipe states..with almond flour, coconut flour and xanthan gum for the best possible texture BUT if you only have one type of flour…see my suggestions below.

Nutrition

Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.4g | Protein: 4.8g | Fat: 16g | Fiber: 5g