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Gluten Free Chocolate Donuts

Gluten Free Chocolate Donuts with matcha icing

Recipe for Gluten Free Chocolate Donuts with a matcha infused icing topped with coconut, chia seeds, and hemp seeds. Baked donuts with a light cake consistency are an easy at home alternative to store bought donuts. Vegan and Gluten Free with a powerful punch of nutrients and a fabulous chocolate taste make these a “must bake”.

Yay for March and St. Patrick’s Day inspired green desserts! Do you love donuts and find yourself searching for a healthier option? Try this Vegan| Gluten Free version made with coconut flour, almond mealcacao powder , and matcha.

Cacao Doughnuts with Matcha Icing (gluten free/vegan)

Gluten Free Chocolate Donuts

Recipe for Gluten Free Chocolate Donuts- Baked cacao donuts that are vegan friendly and gluten free. Quick easy recipe for a cake like dessert. Top with a matcha flavored icing, seeds, and coconut flakes. 

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate donuts, doughnuts, gluten free donuts, matcha donuts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 9 doughnuts
Calories 347 kcal



  • 1 cup (128 g) almond meal
  • 1/3 cup (43 g )sifted coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup (32 g) dark unsweetened cacao powder
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp coarse salt
  • 1/3 cup (85 g) plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) unsweetened almond milk
  • 4 Tbsp melted and cooled coconut oil
  • 4 Tbsp maple syrup


  • 1/2 cup (125 g) plain greek yogurt
  • 2 cups (256 g) powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp matcha powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp hemp seeds
  • 2 Tbsp shredded coconut



  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and grease doughnut baking tray.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together all dry ingredients.
  3. Combine all wet ingredients into separate stand mixer bowl.
  4. At medium speed with paddle mixer slowly add dry ingredients into wet mixture.
  5. Once thoroughly combined, spoon batter into doughnut wells. Fill each well 3/4 full with batter.
  6. Bake for 15 min or until toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 10 minutes in tray. Then flip tray upside down on cooling rack and allow doughnuts to completely cool before icing.


  1. Whip together all ingredients in mixer bowl at medium speed with whisk attachment or with a hand whisk. Add additional yogurt or sugar to create desired consistency.


  1. Sprinkle topping atop icing.

Recipe Notes

Dig into these amazing doughnuts!!!


  • Reply
    Emily Cates
    March 15, 2018 at 2:10 am

    These look amazing and great use of matcha, can’t wait to try.

    • Reply
      March 18, 2018 at 3:37 pm

      Thank you!! Please let me know how they turn out!

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