Low Cal High Protein Doughnut

Low Cal High Protein Doughnut

This is a healthier version. Unlike a regular deep fried doughnut the will give you the power to have more, satisfy cravings while still adding great nutrient density. It's a win win. 

Like any baking recipe this recipe needs exact measurements. Ideally a weight scale 


  • 40 gms oats flour (grind regular quick oats to a powder consistency and weigh 40 gms)
  • 1 egg
  • 100 gms greek yogurt 
  • 20 gms sugar ( powdered sugar mixes better) 
  • 1 tsp cinnamom (not cassia) or cocoa powder
  • 2 gms baking powder 
  • 1-2 drops of vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chocochips (optional)


  • Add the eggs and sugar and mix well. 
  • Add in all the remaining ingredients and mix well till there are no lumps and it forms a smooth paste
  • Use a doughnut baking tray ( else a muffin tray),grease it by brushing a little olive oil. Then add a little of the leftover oats flour as dusting. 
  • Pour the batter into the mould till about 3/4 fill and push in a few chocolate chips into each piece till the batter is nearly full. 
  • Preheat the oven at 180C 
  • Bake the droughts at 180C in the center tray for 15 to 20 mins or till a toothpick comes out clear. 
  • Just poke one of the doughnuts with a toothpick 
  • If there is no batter stuck to the toothpick,it's done 
  • Remove and allow to cool before demoulding it 
  • Take a plate mix 1 tsp of powdered sugar with a little cinnamom powder 
  • Then take each doughnut and place face down on it .
  • You can also grate a little chocolate on top of each doughnut and add a few sunflower seeds on each .


Notes : 

  • Oven settings : use the middle rack. As each oven is different, keep an eye on the doughnuts 
  • Baking Powder : preferably by double acting baking powder that is aluminium free
  • Toppings : toppings will change the calorie values 
  • For kids : Can you be used as a school snack, or even served in a bowl of milk ! 
  • Topping options : chocolate chips or dried blue berries, raisin and walnut