Recipe: Chocolate Protein Doughnuts

Recipe: Chocolate Protein Doughnuts

Enjoy without feeling guilty!

This recipe for chocolate protein doughnuts is a real treat that you can enjoy without feeling guilty. It has many great features!

  • Wonderfully chocolatey
  • Contains vitamins
  • Gluten-free
  • Contains no added sugar
  • Contains a lot of protein
  • Perfect for macro-nutritional goals

For this recipe, you need a doughnut pan.

Nutritional Info:

  • 228 calories
  • 15 g fat
  • 8 g of carbohydrates
  • 15 g protein

Time needed

About 30 minutes


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • 2 scoops of chocolate flavoured protein powder
  • 1 sweet potato for a ¾ cup sweet potato puree
  • ½ cup egg whites, separated
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ tsp guar gum

Ingredients for the glaze (optional)

  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • ¼ cup peanut butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius.
  2. Wash, peel and dice the sweet potato, then cook until the potato is soft enough to puree.
  3. Add the eggs, egg whites and coconut oil to the sweet potato puree and mix well.
  4. Mix the protein powder, baking powder, guar gum and cocoa powder in a separate bowl.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the other ingredients and mix well. The dough should be quite thick.
  6. Grease the doughnut mould and add the dough into the mould. (It works best with a pastry bag.)
  7. Bake in the oven for twelve minutes and then immediately remove the doughnuts from the mould and let cool.
  8. For the optional glaze, briefly heat peanut butter and coconut oil and stir them together. Then simply pour the glaze over the cooled doughnuts.
    Note: you can use any glaze you like for the doughnuts!
  9. Enjoy.