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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Lightened-Up Banana Bread Doughnuts


If a doughnut were healthy, this one would fit the bill.

Oatmeal, Greek yogurt, eggs, a wee bit of sugar and mashed bananas.

I'm pretty darn proud of myself.  The only doughnuts I've ever made, have been....well....very unhealthy....but very good too.  {I am not ashamed to admit that I like doughnuts}.



These are another simple and easy make ahead breakfast item you can whip together for your family.  They stay fresh for a few days in an airtight container and they'll last up to a month in the freezer.  Easy, peasy, for grab-n-go breakfasts!

Here we go.

Oh, and if you aren't privileged enough to have a doughnut pan, just put this batter into regular muffin tins.  It works all the same.

Lightened-Up Banana Bread Doughnuts
2.5 c. old fashioned oats
1 c. plain Greek yogurt
2 eggs
1/2 c. sugar
1.5 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
2 ripe mashed bananas

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and spray doughnut pan or muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.

Place all of the ingredients, including the bananas into a blender or large food processor.  Blend until oats are smooth and batter is combined.  Divide batter into muffin tins or doughnut pan, filling 3/4 full.  Bake for 15-20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.


There you have it folks! 

A somewhat healthy doughnut.

Hey, I tried.

Would you like to comment?

  1. These look so yummy, and healthy, too! How many doughnuts would you say that this recipe makes? I have a Wilton regular size doughnut pan at home. Definitely going to be making these.

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  2. Seriously?! Greek yogurt and oats?! I love this!! Now all I need is a doughnut pan.....

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  3. Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca)January 23, 2013 at 12:04 PM

    Mmm, I have a donut pan, but always forget to make donuts.

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  4. Ally's Sweet & Savory EatsJanuary 23, 2013 at 6:48 PM

    It makes 12-14, depending on how full you fill them. Enjoy!

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  5. Steph@Been There Baked ThatJanuary 23, 2013 at 6:50 PM

    I finally received a donut pan for Christmas (yay!), now I need to put it to use! These look great!

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  6. Doughnuts are delicious and these sound wonderful! I need to use my doughnut pan much more often!

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  7. How wonderful - a sort of healthy doughnut! they sound delicious - the pictures are lovely too!
    Mary x

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  8. I need to bring out my donut baking pan again - those look delicious Ally!

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