Grain-Free Honey-Soaked Pistachio Donuts

Grain-Free Honey-Soaked Pistachio Donuts

YIELD: Makes 9 to 10 donuts


1/2 cup - salted pistachios, shelled, finely ground to a flour

3/4 cup - almond flour

1 tsp. - baking powder

1/2 tsp. - cinnamon

3 large - eggs

1/4 cup - melted butter

3 T - honey

1/2 tsp. - vanilla

Cooking spray

1/4 cup - honey

1/2 T - butter

1/2 tsp. - vanilla

1/2 cup - powdered sugar

1 T - milk


Preheat oven to 350°F.

Combine pistachio and almond flours, baking powder and cinnamon in a medium bowl.

In a small bowl, combine eggs, 1/4 cup melted butter, 3 T honey and 1/2 tsp. vanilla. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients; stir well to combine.

Spray a donut pan generously with cooking spray. Fill donut tins 3/4-full with batter. Bake at 350°F for 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly; remove from tins to a wire rack. Cool.

Heat honey, 1 T butter and 1 tsp. vanilla in a small saucepan until warm and combined. Pour mixture onto a plate or shallow dish. Carefully dip tops of donuts in honey mixture; return to wire rack. Allow mixture to soak into donuts and cool.

Combine powdered sugar and milk on a plate or shallow dish. Carefully dip tops of donuts in icing mixture. Allow to set.