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6 Low Carb Donut Recipes to Try on National Donut Day

6 Low Carb Donut Recipes to Try on National Donut Day

Happy National Donut Day! 🍩

Believe it or not, it's one of our most favorite days of the year here at One Drop. Having diabetes is no reason not to celebrate this momentous occasion. So, skip the line at Krispy Kreme and break out your donut pan! Let’s get baking.

We’ve curated some keto (low-carb, high-fat) donut recipes so you can celebrate #NationalDonutDay without spiking your blood sugar or missing out on one of the greatest foods known to (wo)man. 

1. Glazed Donuts

Let’s kick things off with a keto twist on the classic.

If plain & simple is your thing, then this recipe from keto maven Momma Fit Lyndsey is your new thing. Even the glaze is keto! Check out the full recipe here.

Image courtesy of Momma Fit Lyndsey 

Carbs: 3g
Fat: 15g
Protein: 5g
Calories: 163

2. Chocolate Fudge Donuts (With Peanut Butter and Salted Caramel)

Shoutout to all the Peanut Butter lovers. This one’s for you! We’re talking a warm, soft, fluffy, chocolate-y base with gobs of peanut butter frosting on top. 😝 So really, this one’s for anyone who enjoys magically delicious sweetness. 😉

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Image courtesy of Keto Incognito 

Carbs: 5.2g 
Fat: 13.3g
Protein: 3.6g
Calories: 171

3. Lemon Poppy Seed Donuts

When life gives you lemons, make low-carb donuts! Add a tart and zesty burst of flavor to your morning. ☀️

These light & bright donuts go perfect with a hot cup of morning coffee! Grab the recipe from All Day I Dream About Food here

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Image courtesy of All Day I Dream About Food

Carbs: 5g 
Fat: 11g
Protein: 4.7g
Calories: 143

4. Almond Flour “Sugar” Coated Donuts

The key to Wholesome Yum’s decadent donut recipe? Almond flour.

And, to get that granular, sugary feel, Maya simply opts to sprinkle her favorite sweetener on top! Voila!

Bottom line: you get a cake-like sweet dough with a sugar-on-top texture that won’t spike blood sugars. 

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Image courtesy of Wholesome Yum

Carbs: 5g 
Fat: 25g
Protein: 6g
Calories: 257

5. Chocolate Glazed Donuts

Another chocolate peanut butter combo that is absolutely worth your time. Try this Sweet As Honey recipe up against Keto Incognito and see which one you like more! 

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Image courtesy of Sweet As Honey

Carbs: 7.5g
Fat: 15.9
Protein: 8.2g
Calories: 205

6. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Donuts

The name says it all. 🙌

And you’re thinking, how is this even possible?! Kudos to Hilda Solares at Fit to Serve Group for whipping up the greatest low carb donut recipe of all time.

It’s got everything you could possibly dream of: cake donut dough with cinnamon maple icing. Get the recipe here

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Image courtesy of Fit to Serve Group

Carbs: 4.2g
Fat: 22.2g 
Protein: 7.1g
Calories: 205

 

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