New Years resolutions often involve clean, healthy eating, lots of gym time and absolutely no donuts. Tear! But this skinny vanilla bean donut from The Skinny Fork is an indulgence that fits right in with your healthy resolutions. And when it comes to grabbing a sweet treat to munch on, my bet is on the donut over the carrot stick. Don't you agree?
These donuts are pure bliss and absolutely bursting with vanilla perfection. No one will ever guess that these are light since they absolutely taste like a rather indulgent treat.
Skinny Vanilla Bean Donuts
|Donuts:||1 C. Whole Wheat White Flour|
|1/4 C. Sugar/Sweetener/Honey (I used half sugar and half sweetener.)||1 Tsp. Baking Powder|
|1/4 Tsp. Ground Cinnamon||1 Large Egg|
|1/4 C. Plain Fat Free Greek Yogurt||2 Tbsp. Fat Free Milk|
|1 1/2 Tbsp. Light Butter, Softened||1 Tsp. Vanilla Bean Paste|
|Vanilla Bean Glaze:|
|1/2 C. Powdered Sugar||1 Tbsp. Fat Free Milk|
|1/2 Tsp. Vanilla Bean Paste|
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. and lightly spray a donut pan with non-stick cooking spray.
Combine the first four dry ingredients (flour, sugar/sweetener, baking powder, and cinnamon) into a marge bowl until well blended. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the remaining wet ingredients until smooth and creamy.
Add the wet ingredients in with the dry and combine just until everything is fully incorporated.
Spoon or pipe the dough into the prepared donut pan, dividing evenly among the sections.
Place the pan into the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until the donuts are cooked through.
In the mean time, whisk the ingredients for the glaze together in a small bowl and set aside.
Once done, remove the donuts from the oven and allow to cool.
Dip the donuts face-down into the glaze and set on a wire rack until set. Maybe 5 minutes or so.