Chocolate Chip Doughnuts

We love a good doughnut, especially when they’re packed full of dark chocolate chips, and smothered in rich chocolate sauce. And these are much healthier than their fried counterparts, and contain no refined sugar, so you can treat yourself to more than one if you fancy!

Chocolate Chip Doughnuts

Chocolate Chip Doughnuts

By Donna of Eighty 20 Nutrition

Serves 6 | Prep 10 mins | Cook 30 mins |


  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup ground flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup dates
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk, nut milk, or full cream milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate soda/baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp raw apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup dark choc chips
  1. Preheat the oven to 170ºC
  2. In a food processor, pulse the dry ingredients and dates.
  3. Add the wet ingredients except the choc chips and blitz for a few seconds.
  4. Stir in the choc chips.
  5. Spoon into either a donut pan, cupcake cases or a loaf tin
  6. Bake for 20-30min depending on tin (they will be ready when they turn dark brown)
  7. Remove and leave to cool

profile6-809x960 DonnaAbout the author: Donna lives in the English countryside with her husband and daughters from where she runs her blog Eighty 20 Nutrition. Her blog features a wide variety of recipes including breakfast ideas, main meals, desserts, snacks and drinks. Her focus is on healthy eating free from preservatives, unhealthy fats, grains and sugars with many dairy-free and grain-free recipes. Her love for cooking and sharing her dishes has led her to social media sites such as Instagram. You can visit her Facebook page and follow her on Twitter.

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