Find a gluten-free recipe!
|
FREE RECIPES by email
gluten-free. dairy-free. re-imagined for everyday life.

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Banana Doughnuts with Banana Frosting

For most people, chocolate chip cookies make their way onto the most-wanted desserts list. In my house, it’s doughnuts. And, in particular, these banana doughnuts with banana frosting—one of the first gluten-free, dairy-free recipes I ever developed.

It’s funny how those things happen.

But, the best part of baking these is that my kids are more involved than ever in mixing the batter and frosting the cooled doughnuts. That’s something I can’t ever seem to get enough of—spending time with my kids. Recently I asked Isaiah what we do for fun and he answered: “Well, you know, eating is the primary thing we do in our house.” I couldn’t have said it better myself!

(Visited 30 times, 1 visits today)
Get my weekly newsletter
for exclusive recipes, tips
and giveaways...It's FREE!

Makes: 12
Prep Time: 20 min
Bake Time: 15 min


For the banana doughnuts:
1¼ cups Silvana’s Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour Blend (page 15 of Cooking for Isaiah) or
 your favorite gluten-free flour blend, plus more for dusting
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1½ teaspoons cinnamon
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
1¼ cups mashed ripe banana (about 2 bananas)
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
½ cup vegetable oil

For the banana frosting:
¼ cup shortening, at room temperature
2½ cups confectioners’ sugar
½ cup mashed ripe banana (about ½ banana)
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice

This recipe (along with the chocolate doughnut and sugar-and-spice doughnut pictured above) are in my first cookbook, Cooking for Isaiah: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Recipes for Easy, Delicious Meals.

1. To make the doughnuts: Preheat the oven to 350° and grease two nonstick 6-doughnut pans with cooking spray. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs, granulated sugar, mashed bananas, vanilla and oil. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry until just combined. Spoon the batter about ¾ full into the prepared pan. Bake until golden and a toothpick inserted comes out dry, about 12 minutes; let cool completely on a rack.
2. To make the banana frosting: Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine together the shortening and confectioners’ sugar until fluffy. Beat in the banana, cinnamon, vanilla and the lemon juice. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes. Evenly spread the frosting over each cooled doughnut.


Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Sticky Bun Waffles with Toasted Pecan Brown Sugar Syrup
Gluten-Free Toaster Oven Meatball Subs

16 Comments: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Banana Doughnuts with Banana Frosting

J Said:

Anyone know any substitutes for granulated sugar and powdered sugar for this one?

Willa Said:

Looks yummy! I’m assuming you used a gluten-free flour mix. Do you have a kind you particularly recommend?

Silvana Said:

Hi Willa, yes, I use the Silvana’s Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour Blend on page 15 of my book, Cooking for Isaiah. You
 could also use your favorite gluten-free flour blend. I haven’t tried the ones on the market…

Tessa@TessaDomesticDiva Said:

You could use coconut palm sugar in place of the white sugar, and then make your own powdered sugar using the same palm sugar using this method: http://tessadomesticdiva.blogspot.com/2011/04/corn-free-powdered-sugar.html

A high powder blender would also work (like a vita-mix)

Silvana Said:

Thanks, Tessa, for answering the sugar substitute question!

Debbiedo Said:

I am also
allergic to eggs. I have an egg substitute product, but consistency doesn’t seem to come out right. I’ve also tried 1/3 cup applesauce instead of an egg. What do you recommend I try in this recipe?

Tonja Said:

My husband hasan egg allergy, too. Would love to know a substitute for cakes, cookies, doughnuts, and other baked goods.

Silvana Nardone Said:

Hi Debbiedo and Tonja, my family can have eggs, but depending on the application, I recommend a flax gel, chia gel, xanthan gum or psyllium husk powder. I honestly haven’t tried these with the doughnuts, but I would start with the flax gel. Please let me know if you give it a try! Talk soon, Silvana

kika najar (@kikanaj) Said:

I read 1 tbs flaxseed + 3-4 tbs water (puree in blender 1-2 minutes) or 1 tbs chia seeds + 1/3 c water (mix and let sit for 15 minutes), but I didn’t try it

Silvana Nardone Said:

Thanks Kika for your recommendations!

ORA exacta Said:

Cel mai bun articol despre Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Banana Doughnuts
with Banana Frosting pe care l-am citit ORA exacta pana acum!

Curs Valutar Said:

Un Curs Valutar de Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Banana
Doughnuts with Banana Frosting conversie valutara nu este o atributie
usoara de a a face de zi cu zi cu modificarea ratelor Curs Valutar straine .
Fiind o para straina , plosca la oricare piesa locala se va a socoti pentru Curs Valutar puterea de cumparare in ocol instraina se deghiza in fiecare moment uro .

Leave a Reply

Slide1

lookinside2a

Get my weekly newsletter
for exclusive recipes, tips
and giveaways...It's FREE!

JOIN ME ON INSTAGRAM

  • Light show in Brooklyn. Which one is the moon? #fullmoon
    3 days ago by silvananardone Light show in Brooklyn. Which one is the moon? #fullmoon
  • I really love homemade cashew milk. It takes literally 15…
    5 days ago by silvananardone I really love homemade cashew milk. It takes literally 15 seconds to make! I'm using it now in my chocolate-peanut butter smoothie...so good! #healthy #dairyfree
  • Whoa, this is Chocolate Truffle Layer Cake with Chocolate Ganache…
    6 days ago by silvananardone Whoa, this is Chocolate Truffle Layer Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting. It's 100% #grainfree #paleo and #refinedsugarfree. I used my new #grainfree multi-purpose flour launching soon at cookingforisaiah.com!
  • There's no greater joy than the one I feel sharing…
    7 days ago by silvananardone There's no greater joy than the one I feel sharing time with my kids. Here, Chiara and I are riding a tractor along a corn maze and picking pumpkins. #TBT #familyfirst
  • NEW RECIPE...coming to my newsletter subscribers today: Gluten-Free Cinnamon Bun…
    7 days ago by silvananardone NEW RECIPE...coming to my newsletter subscribers today: Gluten-Free Cinnamon Bun Bread Pudding! Do you love cinnamon rolls, but don't always have the time to make them from scratch??! Then you'll love my insanely delicious—and fast—recipe!! ‪#‎glutenfree‬ ‪#‎dairyfree‬‪ Click link in profile to sign up for my FREE newsletter!
  • Running feels so good. Thank you, Queens. #healthy
    2 weeks ago by silvananardone Running feels so good. Thank you, Queens. #healthy
  • My NYC. #nofilter
    3 weeks ago by silvananardone My NYC. #nofilter
  • What Saturdays are all about... #friends #fun
    3 weeks ago by silvananardone What Saturdays are all about... #friends #fun
  • The day Florence Fabricant of The New York Times featured…
    3 weeks ago by silvananardone The day Florence Fabricant of The New York Times featured me and my Italian bakery, Fanciulla, in her famous Food Stuff column. ‪#‎TBT‬ ‪#‎lifechanging ‬‪#‎bakerforlife‬
  • Who has the best buns? Representing so far: @jenniferswaybakery @udisglutenfree…
    1 month ago by silvananardone Who has the best buns? Representing so far:  @jenniferswaybakery   @udisglutenfree   @canyongfree   @franzbakery   @threebakers   @maninisglutenfree  #glutenfree #summer #grilling #tastetest  @foodnetwork ....***Who's your fave??***
  • This is 100% #paleo. I've been testing (and testing) a…
    1 month ago by silvananardone This is 100% #paleo. I've been testing (and testing) a #grainfree multi-purpose flour that swaps in for regular flour. This blend is my favorite so far. Doughnuts, cookies, brownies and so much more--all possible!!! #cookingforisaiah #refinedsugarfree #gumfree
  • This is/was triple chocolate brownie batter--so good Chiara and I…
    1 month ago by silvananardone This is/was triple chocolate brownie batter--so good Chiara and I had to lick the bowl! #glutenfree #dairyfree #grainfree #paleo #refinedsugarfree #chocolate
  • Lucky for me I get to taste these exact peppers…
    1 month ago by silvananardone Lucky for me I get to taste these exact peppers on Saturday!! #Repost  @aosheroff  with  @repostapp .
・・・
I wish you could smell the sweet aroma of these freshly roasted, peeled and torn peppers marinating in their juices, garlic and olive oil. They'll be perfect by tomorrow!! Thanks  @silvananardone  for the inspiration!! #freshingredients #homemade #passover #holidays #healthy #nofilter #goodfood
  • #TBT Can you see the resemblance? My Dad lives outside…
    1 month ago by silvananardone #TBT Can you see the resemblance? My Dad lives outside of Rome in a tiny coastal town. I miss our talks together and our walks, too!
  • Learning the way of maple syrup... #familyfirst #lovemygirl
    1 month ago by silvananardone Learning the way of maple syrup... #familyfirst #lovemygirl
  • Girl time in Woodstock!
    1 month ago by silvananardone Girl time in Woodstock!
  • Home. #ilovenyc
    1 month ago by silvananardone Home. #ilovenyc
  • I'm hanging out at the General Mills Cheerios Gluten-Free Summit!…
    1 month ago by silvananardone I'm hanging out at the General Mills Cheerios Gluten-Free Summit! Send me your questions... #glutenfree
  • So happy I was able to enjoy Chiara's 3rd grade…
    1 month ago by silvananardone So happy I was able to enjoy Chiara's 3rd grade dance recital before flying off to Minneapolis. She's pure joy! #familyfirst #mygirl #grateful
  • Hot from the oven--perfect chocolate chip cookies! So what my…
    2 months ago by silvananardone Hot from the oven--perfect chocolate chip cookies! So what my kids and I needed today... #grainfree #glutenfree #paleo #snowday #cookingforisaiah #nofilter
play
www.silvanaskitchen.com
Rated 5/5 based on 12 reviews