Chocolate Almond Protein Doughnuts

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Got a craving for something sweet and chocolatey, but also want it to be macro friendly? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

These Chocolate Almond Protein Doughnuts will be your new favourite way to meet your protein goal. They’re baked instead of fried, keeping your cravings in check and your nutrition on track.

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Ingredients (serves 6):

50g bulk™ Ultra Fine Oats
35g ground almonds
40g bulk™ Chocolate Vegan Protein Powder or Whey Protein
3 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 tsp baking powder
60g coconut oil, melted
80ml bulk™ Oat Drink 
4 tbsp bulk™ Zero Calorie Maple Syrup
1 flax egg or 1 regular egg*

You can create a vegan egg alternative by mixing 1 tbsp milled flaxseed with 3 tbsp warm water and leaving it to set for 10-15 minutes.

To make the frosting:

3 tbsp bulk™ Dark Chocolate Almond Butter
2 tbsp bulk™ Zero Calorie Maple Syrup
1/2 tbsp coconut oil
bulk™ Cacao Nibs
 for decoration

Method:

Preheat your oven to 180C/160C fan.
Mix all the doughnut ingredients in a bowl, then divide between 6 lightly oiled silicon doughnut moulds.
Bake for 15 minutes, then leave to cool completely.
To make the frosting, add the almond butter and coconut oil in a heat-proof bowl, then microwave for a few seconds to soften, then pour in the zero calorie maple syrup. Mix to create a smooth frosting.
Dip each doughnut in the frosting mixture, then decorate with some cacao nibs.
Enjoy! 

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