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Vegan & Gluten Free Fried Donuts (Old Fashioned)

November 13th, 2017 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Vegan & Gluten Free Fried Donuts (Old Fashioned)”

If you’ve missed fried donuts.. these will fix all that!  I experimented with almond flour in this recipe and it resulted in light lovely tasting donuts! Coat them in a simple vanilla glaze, chocolate glaze or cinnamon sugar.  If you want a nut-free version and don’t want to use almond flour, sorghum will work great! And coconut oil is fantastic for frying in, especially if you are staying away from soy or canola oil.

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Vegan & Gluten Free Fried Donuts (Old Fashioned)
Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 15 min
Passive Time 2 hours
Servings
donuts
Ingredients
Yeast Dough
Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 15 min
Passive Time 2 hours
Servings
donuts
Ingredients
Yeast Dough
Instructions
  1. Warm the milk butter and sugar in a small bowl. Add in yest when cooled to 110 degrees. Combine next 8 dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl ad stir to blend.
  2. Add yest mixture, oil and egg replacement to the dry ingredients and mix by hand or on low speed for 2 min. Mix at medium speed for another 2 minutes.
  3. Roll out a sheet of plastic wrap over your board or table. Sprinkle with tapioca starch to avoid the dough from sticking. Pour out all of your dough/batter. If it is too stick to roll out, put in in the fridge for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with more tapioca and another piece of plastic wrap. With a rolling pin gently push or roll the dough out to about 1/2" thick.
  4. Using a 3" cutter or a large mason jar lid, cut out donuts. you should get about 8, presing back together loose dough. using a 1" cutter, cut out the centers to make donut holes.
  5. Cover with a dish towel and allow donuts to rise about 30 min in a warm (non-drafty) place, an OFF microwave oven works great.
  6. Make up some vanilla glaze. In a small bowl measure out your powdered sugar and then slowly add rice milk. Stir gently but constantly until all of the lumps are gone and the glaze is smooth.
  7. Heat about 4 cups of coconut oil in a deep sauce pan or deep fryer. Heat oil to 375 degrees. Prepare a pan with 3 layers of paper towels next to your work space to drain donuts.
  8. Place each donut gently into the oil for about 30-45 seconds. Flip with chop sticks, 30 seconds more on this side.
  9. Or until golden brown.
  10. Drain on paper towels for at least 10 minutes. Coat in glaze and allow to fully cool. Enjoy your warm donuts!!!
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Pumpkin Crumb Cake

November 8th, 2017 Posted by Blog, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Pumpkin Crumb Cake”

This is the recipe that started it all. The ah-ha moment that great vegan & gluten free was possible. And eventually that I would open a bakery in Los Angeles to share it with everyone.

This cake is not too sweet. Very pumpkin spice-y and super comfort-food.  It’s dessert or breakfast or sneak-a-thin-slice-when-no-ones-looking.

You can sub in coconut nectar for a low-glycemic sugar-free version with fabulous results. For the almond meal I prefer with skins to blanched. It provides more fiber and a better texture. Feel free to swap out the crumb topping pecans for walnuts too. I love it both ways. And while these instructions are for a large coffee cake shape, you can make small or large loaves with this as well. Adjust your baking time to higher or lower depending on the height of your batter in the pan you choose. Message us with any questions or comments –  I’d love to hear from you

Happy Fall!

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Pumpkin Crumb Cake
Prep Time 15 Min
Cook Time 65 Min
Servings
People
Ingredients
Egg replacer
Prep Time 15 Min
Cook Time 65 Min
Servings
People
Ingredients
Egg replacer
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 Line the bottom of a 10" spring form pan with parchment paper. aside.
  2. Combine the warm water and egg replacer powder in a small bowl, whisk for a minute and set
  3. In a large bowl combine the first 6 dry ingredients and stir until incorporated. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, blend the coconut nectar sugar, pumpkin puree, vanilla and warmed, liquid coconut oil. Once the wet ingredients are well mixed, add in the dry mixture and egg replacer. Blend on low for 1 minute. Then on Medium speed for 2 minutes. Spread batter into prepared pan, it should be 3/4 of the way full. Top with Crumble Topping mixture.
  4. CRUMB TOPPING 1/2 c brown sugar 1/4 c Celine’s GF Flour Mix*** 1/4 c chopped pecans 1/4 c coconut oil (warm, liquid) 1 tsp cinnamon Mix Crumb topping ingredients until it resembles wet sand and sprinkle on cake batter.
  5. Bake at 350 for 65 minutes. Test the center for doneness with a sharp knife, if should come out free of wet batter but still be moist and not clean.
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