Healthier Grapefruit Breakfast Doughnuts

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recipe by Nicky's Kitchen Sanctuary

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A doughnut that has enough sweet stuff to make it feel indulgent and satisfying, but plenty of healthy stuff in there to keep your halo intact. These healthier Grapefruit Doughnuts are made with whole wheat flour, coconut oil and greek yogurt. Baked rather than fried. Wonderful for breakfast!

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recipe updated 8 Oct 2019


  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    150g (about 1⅛ cups)
  • Wholemeal flour icon
    Wholemeal flour
    50g (about ½ cup)
  • Golden caster sugar icon
    Golden caster sugar
    120g (about ½ cup)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Bicarbonate of soda icon
    Bicarbonate of soda
    about ½ teaspoon (2g)
  • Salt icon
    about ¼ teaspoon (1g)
  • Egg icon
    1 (50g)
  • Greek yogurt icon
    Greek yogurt
    about ½ cup (120g)
  • Coconut oil icon
    Coconut oil
    4 tbsp (59ml)
  • Milk icon
    ¼ cup (60ml)
  • Grapefruit juice icon
    Grapefruit juice
    11 tbsp (179g)
  • Grapefruit icon
    2 (260g)
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    1 cup (122g)
  • Grapefruit icon
    as needed


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  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Mini doughnut pan
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 170°C
  2. Grease 2 clean mini doughnut pans
  3. Add plain flour, wholemeal flour, golden caster sugar, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Mix until combined
  5. Add egg, greek yogurt, coconut oil, milk, grapefruit juice and grapefruit to the large mixing bowl
  6. Mix until just combined
  7. Pipe content of large mixing bowl onto 2 mini doughnut pans
  8. Bake - 15 min, 170°C
  9. Let cool
  10. Add powdered sugar, grapefruit juice and grapefruit to a clean small bowl
  11. Mix together
  12. Dip content of mini doughnut pan into small bowl
  13. Transfer onto cooling rack until set
  14. Sprinkle with grapefruit
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