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grain-free vanilla baked donuts with chocolate glaze sitting on top of parchment paper over a cooling rack next to a bowl of glaze and a bowl of colorful sprinkles.

Vanilla Baked Donuts with Chocolate Frosting

Sara Vaughn
These Baked Vanilla Donuts with an easy Chocolate Frosting are so good; no one will know they are totally gluten-free! 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 10 donuts
Calories 284 kcal


  • Donut Pan



  • 100 g Cassava Flour
  • 25 g Arrowrrot Starch
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ¼ teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1 Large Egg or equal flax egg
  • C Sugar
  • 2 TBS Honey
  • ¼ C Milk of Choice
  • ¼ C Greek Yogurt, plain or dairy-free alternative
  • 2 TBS Melted Butter ghee, or light cooking oil
  • 1 ½ TSP Vanilla Extract
  • ½ teaspoon Salt

Chocolate Fristing

  • 1 C Powdered Sugar
  • 3 TBS Cocoa Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla
  • 3-4 TBS Milk of Choice


  • Mix the cassava, arrowroot, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt together in a bowl and whisk.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together the egg, sugar, honey, milk, yogurt, butter, and vanilla until combined.
  • Whisk the two bowls together just until they are combined
  • Transfer the batter to the donut pan, filling them about ⅔ way full.
  • Bake in the oven for about 8-12 minutes depening on your oven. You want to be able to insert a toothpick and it come out clean and the donut bounces back when you press on it while being slightly golden in color.
  • While the donuts are cooking combine the ingredients into a bowl for hte frosting and whisk until combined and set it aside.
  • Remove the donuts form the oven and allow them to cool slightly before removing them from the pan.
  • Dip the donuts into the glaze as desired while they are still slightly warm
  • Top with sprinkles if desired and enjoy!


Make sure to measure the cassava flour and arrowroot, this will yield the best results.
Sub the egg for flax egg to make these egg-free.
Sub dairy-free alternatives to keep these donuts dairy-free.
Keyword baked donut, chocolate frosting, donut, gluten free, grain free, nut free, vanilla donut