Vegan Blueberry Donuts. What’s better than a warm, baked blueberry donut with a nice cup of coffee to start your day! These mouthwatering vegan donuts are gluten-free, naturally sweetened, and baked to perfection (instead of fried) so that you can enjoy this delicious treat completely guilt-free!
If you like blueberry treats, you’ll love my Blueberry Zucchini Muffins or my No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake!
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Vegan donuts are becoming a popular fad! Whenever I walk into a coffee shop, centered in the display are delicious-looking vegan baked donuts! However, while I see vegan donuts everywhere, I hardly ever see vegan gluten-free donuts!
I’m here to fill that void! Gluten-Free Vegan Baked Donuts have become my “thing”. I mean, have you tried my Baked Strawberry Donuts with Lemon Glaze or Baked Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Avocado Icing?! Both are gluten-free, vegan, soft, fluffy, and SOOO GOOD!
You’ll Love These Gluten-Free Vegan Blueberry Donuts! They Are:
- Quick and easy to make! Ready to enjoy in less than 30 minutes.
- Light, airy, and bursting with juicy blueberries!
- Simple ingredients and tools! The only things you’ll need are the ingredients, a mixing bowl, and a donut pan. Here is the donut pan that I use: Wilton Non-Stick 6-Cavity Donut Baking Pan.
Ingredients You Will Need:
- Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour: I use Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour. You can use any gluten-free all-purpose blend you like, just make sure it contains xanthan gum. If you are not sensitive to gluten, you can use regular flour, like King Arthus All Purpose Flour.
- Natural Sweeteners: I use pure maple syrup and coconut sugar to sweeten these donuts. If you do not have coconut sugar you can sub brown sugar.
- Lemon: The lemon adds an extra layer of zest and enhances the flavor of the blueberries. You’ll need the juice of a couple of lemons and some lemon zest. Make sure to rinse your lemon before zesting to remove any dirt.
- Non-Dairy Milk: Use any non-dairy milk you like. I use Unsweetened Almond Milk.
- Flax Egg: The flax eggs help to bind the ingredients together. To make the flax egg required for this recipe, simply mix 2 tbsp of ground flax with 5 tbsp and let it sit for 10 minutes before using.
- Vegan Butter: I use Earth Balance Vegan Butter. Use whatever brand of butter you like.
- Basics: Baking Soda, Baking Powder, Sea Salt, Vanilla Extract
How to make Gluten-Free Vegan Blueberry Donuts
- Mix the dry ingredients together. Mix the Wet Ingredients together. Combine the wet and dry ingredients
- Fold in the Blueberries
- Use a piping bag or Ziploc bag with the corner cut out to evenly fill the donut pan openings.
- Bake in the oven.
- Let the donut cool in the muffin pan before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Once the donuts are cooled, dip the donuts in the glaze and place them on the wire rack to set.
How To Make Lemon Blueberry Glaze?
The blueberry glaze for the donuts is made with powdered sugar, so it is not refined-sugar-free. You can skip the glaze if you’d like, but it is quite enjoyable! To make the glaze, simply blend frozen blueberries in a food processor or blender, then add the powdered sugar, and lemon juice. Blend until it is smooth and then it is ready to use!
What To Eat With Your Baked Blueberry Donuts?
Coffee and donuts is always a good idea, but smoothies and tea are great too! Here are a few of our favorite drinks to enjoy with our donuts:
- Golden Milk Latte
- Healthy Maca Hot Chocolate
- Easy Healthy Coffee Smoothie!
- Golden Maca Latte
- Espresso Tonic
- Chocolate Raspberry Sea Moss Smoothie
- Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate
- 16 Healthy Superfood Smoothies
I hope you enjoy this Vegan Baked Blueberry Donuts Recipe!
Paired with coffee, it’s the perfect way to start your day, or topped with ice cream, it’s the perfect way to finish it! If you try the recipe, don’t forget to rate the recipe and let me know what you think in the comments below! Take pictures, tag #goodfoodbaddie, and share them with me on Instagram! I love hearing from you!
More Vegan and Gluten-Free Treats To Try!
- Chocolate Almond Butter Cups with Raspberry
- Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies with Almond Flour
- Easy Thumbprint Cookies!
- No Bake Turmeric Balls
- Easy Blender Pumpkin Muffins (Gluten-Free)
- Easy Blender Carrot Cake Muffins (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
Vegan Baked Blueberry Donuts (Gluten-Free)
- 1.5 cup Gluten Free All-Purpose Flour
- 2 tsp Baking Powder
- 1 tsp Baking Soda
- 3 tbsp Coconut Sugar
- 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
- 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 1/2 cup Non-Dairy Milk
- 1/4 cup Vegan Butter, melted
- 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
- 1/3 cup Fresh Blueberries
- 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
- 5 tbsp water
Blueberry Lemon Glaze
- 1/4 cup Frozen Wild Blueberries
- 1 cup Powdered Sugar
- 1 tsp Lemon Juice
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (195°C)
- In a small bowl, combine the ingredients for the flax egg and set aside.
- In a medium sized bowl, combine all of the dry ingredients. In a seperate bowl, combine all of the wet ingredients, including the flax egg.
- Slowly pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, whisking to combine. The batter should be thick. If it appears too thin, add 1 tbsp of gluten-free flour at a time until it thickens.
- Fold in the blueberries
- Lightly grease the donut pan with oil. Using a spoon or pastry bag, fill each donut opening until it is full to the top
- Bake in the oven for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Take the donuts out of the oven and let the donuts cool for 5 minutes in the pan. Then gently transfer the donuts to a wire rack to cool for 5-10 minutes.
- Leave the donuts as is, or try topping them with the Blueberry Lemon Glaze!
- Can sub 1/3 cup Applesauce instead of flax egg to keep vegan or use 2 Eggs for the non-vegan option
- For best results, when you remove the donuts from the oven, let them cool in the pan for 5 minutes, and then transfer to a cooling rack for up to ten minutes. The longer they cool the more firm they will become, making it easier to add any glaze or icing.
- Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Can store in the freezer for up to one month.
I love the vibrant flavour of the wild blueberries in these.
Hi Sabrina! It’s my fav too! Glad you like the recipe!
This is an absolutely incredible recipe. I love that I was able to customize the ingredients to fit exactly what I wanted and it still turned out exceptional. I used a mixture of strawberry and blueberries and modified some of the other ingredients to fit my needs.
You know a recipe is solid when you can tweak it and it still turns out exceptional.
Hi Taylor! I am go glad you enjoyed the recipe! I loved that you shared pictures with me on Instagram! It looked phenomenal! Thank you for leaving a comment 🙂
Delicious donuts! We loved the blueberry lemon glaze!
Hi Angela! I’m so happy you enjoyed the donuts!
The color of that lemon blueberry glaze is out of this world! These donuts will be such a hit with my kids and husband!
Hi Jessica! I am so happy to hear your family enjoyed the donuts!
These were awesome! MY kids especially loved them because of the color.
Loved how easy it was to make these delicious vegan treats!
Hi Michele! I am happy you found them easy to make!
These donuts are amazing! Yes please!
I am drooling right now! This is sooo mouthwatering.
I’m so glad you like!
These are mouthwatering!
Thank you Sondra!
This vegan baked blueberry donuts looks yum.
Absolutely the best tasting gf/sf/df/v donut ever!!! I wish I could give it more than 5 stars!!!!!! I have been looking for a blueberry donut recipe for years like this- in hopes to recreate NYC’s Donut Plant’s blueberry cake donut, I SO often crave— well here it is!!! It’s so easy to make. I will be making them again this week because they were gone in HOURS!!!! Thank you for sharing this recipe with the world.
HI Stav! I am so glad you enjoyed the recipe. Thanks for leaving a review! 🙂