Banana Bread Doughnuts

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Ever stuck in a situation where you're struggling to pick between eating banana bread or a donut? Well this is the recipe for you! If you're looking for a naughty vegan sweet treat recipe, look no further! This vegan doughnut recipe is ridiculously good, and a really easy plant based desert or snack recipe. They're sweet and cinnamon-ny and taste just like banana bread, but with the satisfying bite of a doughnut. The only difficult part is not eating them all! Plus, they're baked - so not too naughty! In fact, with all those bananas and sultanas, it's practically a fruit salad.

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For the doughnuts

<item-todo-done>½ tsp bicarbonate of soda<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>¼ tsp salt<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp ground cinnamon<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp apple cider vinegar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp vanilla extract<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 small ripe bananas<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>125g plain flour<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>55g coconut oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>40g coconut sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>30g caster sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>75ml unsweetened plant-based milk<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>30g sultanas<item-todo-done>

For the toppings

<item-todo-done>1 ½ tbsp warm water<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>¼ tsp vanilla extract<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>100g icing sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp ground cinnamon<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>30g pecans<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>15g dark chocolate<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Preheat oven to 170°C | Food processor | Grease a doughnut tray | Cooling rack

Peel the bananas and put them in the food processor

  • Add the plain flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt, ground cinnamon, coconut oil, coconut sugar, caster sugar, milk, apple cider vinegar and vanilla extract and blitz to a smooth cream
  • Take off the lid and remove the blade
  • Pour in the sultanas and mix them into the batter with a spoon

Bake the doughnuts

  • Carefully spoon the mixture into the doughnut tray, making sure the holes are filled to the top
  • Put the tray in the hot oven and bake for 25 minutes until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean
  • Remove and transfer the doughnuts to a cooling rack
  • Leave to cool to room temperature

While the doughnuts are baking, make the toppings

  • Sift the icing sugar into a mixing bowl
  • Add the warm water, ground cinnamon and vanilla extract and stir everything together to make a thick, smooth icing

Decorate the doughnuts

  • Finely chop the pecans
  • Grate the dark chocolate
  • Artfully drizzle the icing all over the doughnuts and quickly sprinkle over the pecans and chocolate
  • Serve immediately
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