High Protein Chocolate Zucchini Donuts

Chocolate Zucchini Donuts

Try these gluten-free protein-rich chocolate zucchini fritters today! A delicious healthy treat!

Course: Dessert | Cuisine: American | Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 35 mins | Servings: 12


  • 2 large bananas - mashed
  • 2-4 tablespoons. coconut milk or milk of your choice
  • 3 servings of vegan chocolate protein powder - Nuzest
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons. coconut flour
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder or cocoa powder - unsweetened
  • 1 large zucchini - grated
  • 1 C. yeast
  • 3 tablespoons. cocoa nibs - optional
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Chocolate Frosting

  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 6 tablespoons. cocoa powder - unsweetened
  • 1/3 cup coconut butter


  1. For the donuts, mash the bananas, add the egg whites, and mix well. Add protein powder, coconut flour, cocoa powder, and mix well until all lumps are removed.
  2. Shred the zucchini in the dough and mix well. Mix well and let stand 2 minutes before adding the milk of your choice.
  3. Stir in milk (starting with 2 tablespoons) cocoa nibs, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix well.
  4. Create 12 donut holes by tearing strips of parchment paper and rolling them into balls.
  5. Spray the muffin pan well with a non-stick spray and add the parchment balls in the center.
  6. Pour into the donut mixture and bake at 350F for 20 minutes.
  7. Take the donuts out of the oven and let them cool slightly.
  8. Remove the donuts with a knife and place them on a cooling rack. Please transfer to the refrigerator and allow it to cool completely.
  9. Once the donuts have cooled, make the chocolate icing.
  10. Melt the coconut oil and coconut butter together. Add cocoa powder and mix well, removing all lumps.
  11. Dip the cold donuts in the frosting, immediately placing them on a cooling rack to harden them. It will happen quickly. If you want to coat the other side, you can do it now.
  12. Store in the refrigerator.


Calories 156 | Fat 10g | Carbohydrates 11g | Fiber 4g | Sugar 3g | Protein 7g

Chocolate Zucchini Donuts

Source: bitesofwellness.com

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