Baked Coconut and Lemon Donuts -

Baked Coconut and Lemon Donuts

These Baked Coconut and Lemon Donuts are packed to the max with coconut and zesty lemon! There's three forms of coconut in these bad boys - coconut oil, shredded coconut and coconut extract.  Plus, there's lots of fresh lemon zest and juice.  Who needs the coffee shop when you can have these? 
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 6 donuts
Calories 278kcal
Author Dawn - Girl Heart Food


Coconut and Lemon Donuts

  • 1 cup all purpose flour -sifted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 lemon -zest (reserve remainder for juice for glaze)
  • 3 tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil -melted
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 1 egg -I used large
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pam -for greasing pan

Coconut Lemon Glaze

  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp coconut oil -melted
  • 1/4 tsp coconut extract
  • 1 lemon -zest only


Coconut Lemon Donuts

  • Preheat oven to 400F. In a bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, lemon zest and shredded coconut. Stir to combine. Lay to one side.
  • In another bowl (or using stand mixer), add coconut oil, coconut milk and stir to combine. Add egg and mix until just combined. Add vanilla extract and mix to combine. Add flour mixture and mix until just combined.
  • Spray 6 unit donut pan with Pam and distribute batter evenly. Bake for 8-9 minutes. Let cool in pan about 10 minutes before removing and glazing.

Coconut Lemon Glaze

  • In a small bowl, combine all ingredients and stir until combined and smooth. Invert each donut in there to get glaze on top. Best enjoyed immediately!
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Nutrition (estimate only)

Serving: 1donut | Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 214mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1.9mg
Nutrition Facts
Baked Coconut and Lemon Donuts
Amount Per Serving (1 donut)
Calories 278 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 112mg5%
Potassium 214mg6%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 40IU1%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Nutrition estimate only. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.