Recipe courtesy of Dr. Josh Axe, co-founder of Ancient Nutrition and also author of the best-selling books Keto Diet and The Collagen Diet. He also recently authored Ancient Remedies.
Matcha donuts are a trendy spin on glazed donut, but in this case they use the superfood matcha powder with energizing coconut MCTs and adaptogenic superfoods. You'll never feel better about having a donut!
Clocking in a 350 calories per donut and 29 grams of performance fats, these glazed matcha donuts will also be a filling snack that won't send you done munchy alley.
The secret ingredient is Ancient Elixirs Superfood Matcha Powder, which gives these donuts their fun green color alongside incredible nutrition — including antioxidants, caffeine and L-theanine, an amino acid generally known for its relaxing qualities.
The less secret ingredient is various kinds of coconut, including coconut milk, sugar, butter and oil. It's one of nature's great performance fats and works incredibly well in cooking without adding free radicals.
How to Make Matcha Donuts
This matcha donuts recipe is surprisingly easy to follow. First oeheat oven to 350°F.
Gather all the ingredients and put them on your counter. Grease a donut pan with coconut oil.
Combine all the dry ingredients until well incorporated, using a wooden spoon or whisk. Next, whisk together the wet ingredients in a separate bowl until well mixed. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, blending carefully.
Add the matcha donut mixture to a piping bag and put into donut pans.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
While donuts are baking, add all the frosting ingredients to a small saucepan and melt together over low heat until fully incorporated. Give it a whisk at the end so it's well blended.
Remove the donuts from oven and cool pan for 5 minutes before flipping on top of a cooling rack.
Drizzle glaze over the donuts and let them cool another 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!