In a world covered in cakes, cupcakes, and cookies, one man has stayed true to his first love. He has become the symbol of doughnut lovers around the world, some might even say the patron saint of doughnuts. Homer Simpson deserves to be recognized, and so on this day I bequeath it Homer Simpson day! Indulge in these sweet doughnuts and be merry!
Lemon Coconut Vegan Doughnuts
2 c. Flour
1 c. Sugar
2 tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 c. Applesauce
1 c. Coconut Milk
2 tsp. Vanilla
1/2 c. Coconut Shreds
Zest of 1 lemon
2 1/4 c. Confectioner’s Sugar
1/2 tsp. Vanilla
1/4 c. Almond Milk
Juice of half a lemon
*You’ll need a doughnut pan for this recipe
Preheat the oven 350 degrees.
Using a stand mixer, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.
In a separate bowl, combine applesauce, coconut milk, vanilla and sugar. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and mix until the the batter is smooth.
Next, add the zest and coconut shreds.
Pour the batter into a greased doughnut pan and bake for 20 minutes.
Remove from the oven and allow to completely cool before adding the glaze. Meanwhile, mix together confectioner’s sugar, vanilla, lemon juice, and almond milk.
Dip each doughnut into the glaze and rest them on a wire cooling rack, until the glaze is set.
Get ready and dive into these crazy good doughnuts.