Low Carb Chocolate Cake Donuts Recipe

Atkins Low Carb Chocolate Cake Donuts
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Phase: Phase 2
Difficulty: Difficult
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  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 0 1/4 tsp SALT Morton Salt, Inc.
  • 0 1/4 tsp BAKING SODA Target Stores
  • 2 oz Lily's Sugar Free Chocolate Chips
  • 2 Tbsp ORGANIC HIGH FIBER COCONUT FLOUR Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods, Inc.
  • 7 tablespoon Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 0 1/4 tsp Baking Powder (Sodium Aluminum Sulfate, Double Acting)
  • 2 tbsp HEAVY CREAM Whole Foods Market, Inc.
  • 5 tbsp Sucralose Based Sweetener (Sugar Substitute)
  • 0 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder (Unsweetened)
  • 0 1/8 cup COCONUT MILK UNSWEETENED Simply Asia Foods, Inc.
  • 0 1/2 cup ALMOND MEAL FLOUR Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
  • 0 1/2 tsp CINNAMON Sugar 'N Spice, Inc.
  • 3 large EGG Just, Inc.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.  Prepare a 6-well donut pan by spraying with oil and set it aside.
  2. Melt 5 tbsp butter in a medium microwave safe bowl.  Whisk in the eggs, coconut milk, granular sugar substitute, and vanilla until smooth.
  3. In a small bowl whisk to combine the almond meal, cocoa power, coconut flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt.  Add this mixture to the egg mixture whisking to combine in to a smooth thick batter.  Pour into the wells of the donut pan and bake for 16-18 minutes until fragrant and set. Remove from oven to a cooling rack leaving them to sit in the pan for 10 minutes then remove from the pan and continue to cool on a wire rack.
  4. Place the remaining 2 tbsp butter, heavy cream and sugar-free chocolate in a small microwave safe bowl that is slightly bigger than the width of the donuts. Melt at 30 second intervals (1 minute total) then whisk until smooth.  Dip the tops of the donuts in the glaze and place back on the cooling rack to set the glaze (drizzle any remaining over the tops)..  Enjoy immediately or refrigerate for up to 3 days in an airtight container.  Serve at room temperature.

Cooking Tip

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