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Vegan Plain Donut with Salted Caramel Glaze and Pretzels

Vegan Plain Donut with Salted Caramel Glaze and Pretzels

Ingredients

For the donuts

  • 1½ cups (180 g) flour 
  • ½ teaspoon (2 ½ ml) baking powder 
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) baking soda 
  • ¼ teaspoon (1 ¼ ml) salt
  • ½ teaspoon (2 ½ ml) ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon (1 ¼ ml) ground nutmeg
  • pinch ground clove
  • egg replacer for 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons (30 g) vegan margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoons (30 g) canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons (30 ml) vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup (80 ml) date paste
  • 5 ounces (142 g) almond milk

For the topping

  • ¾ cup (75 g) confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) date paste
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon (1 ¼ ml) sea salt
  • ¾ cup (110 g) broken pretzel pieces

Preparation

For the donuts

  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F (205˚C) . Grease your donut pan. Set aside.
  2. Place flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove in a large mixing bowl. Whisk together to fully combine.
  3. Add egg replacer, margarine, canola oil, and vanilla to a medium bowl. Whisk to combine. Whisk in milk and date paste.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and stir just until all of the dry ingredients are moistened. There may be some lumps.
  5. Divide the mixture over the donut pan filling about ¾ full.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until donuts are golden brown and pass the clean toothpick test.

For the topping

  1. Add the sugar, date paste, vanilla, and sea salt to a small bowl. Mix until well combined.
  2. Pour glaze over cooled donuts. Sprinkle with pretzel pieces.
6 servings
Total Time: 40 minutes

Nutritional analysis per serving:

calories - 378.5, fat- grams - 9.5, carbs - grams - 68.5, protein - grams - 5.4