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 .
- 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