chocolate donuts with cranberry pistachios

Secretly healthy and fun breakfast option packed with protein. Who doesn’t love chocolate for breakfast. You could even enjoy this donut recipe for dessert! Click for following video on how to make these super easy donuts in your home. Gluten-free. Grain-free. Dairy-free. Egg-free and low in sugar!



Plantain based chocolate donuts

  • 3 1/2 oz plantains (100 grams)
  • 4 tablespoons pea protein powder (We use the brand Perfect Fit)
  • 3 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • few drops stevia (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, liquid (1 oz)
  • 34 tablespoons water

Cranberry frosting

  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/4 cup coconut butter
  • few drops stevia, to taste

Extra toppings

  • crushed pistachios


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Peel and chop plantain.
  3. Place plantain into a blender.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and blend until blended together.
  5. Grease donut pan and spoon batter into pan.
  6. Makes 2 large donuts.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for about 12 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool.
  9. Once cooled dump donuts out of pan.
  10. Make frosting.
  11. To make frosting
  12. Place fresh cranberries, coconut butter and stevia into blender.
  13. Blend until smooth or desired texture. Adjust sweetness to taste.
  14. Spread cranberry coconut butter frosting onto cooled donuts.
  15. Top with crushed pistachio pieces.