Maple Vanilla Protein Donuts Recipe

Good news if you love sweets! Donuts and ‘healthy’ actually can belong in the same sentence… and in your diet. That’s right, these nutrient-packed maple vanilla protein donuts are proof.

Calling only for simple, real ingredients… this recipe swaps the “no-no’s” of traditional donuts, like highly inflammatory oils and gluten-packed wheat, for virgin coconut oil and paleo-friendly, gluten-free flour.

And it doesn’t stop there. We’ve also loaded them with health-promoting nutrients and immune-boosting properties by adding Paleovalley’s Grass Fed Whey Protein Powder. Resulting in a flavorful, nutrient-dense treat that beckons the rich, familiar indulgence of maple donuts from the past.

Enjoy these donuts any day of the week for a nutritious breakfast (or dessert!) that will leave you feeling satisfied and energized for hours.

Maple Vanilla Protein Donuts

Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Serves: yields 6 donuts



  • 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill paleo baking flour
  • 2 scoops Grass Fed Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • ¼ cup almond milk
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed

Icing (Optional)


  • 6-cavity donut pan
  • Small, medium, and large bowl
  • Mixing spoons


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease a 6-cavity donut pan. 
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the paleo baking flour, vanilla whey, baking soda, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the mashed banana, coconut oil, maple syrup, and almond milk.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix together until a dough begins to form. 
  5. Carefully spoon the dough into the donut pan. Spread evenly. Bake for 12 minutes.
  6. Optional: While the donuts bake, begin to prepare the icing. In a small bowl, mix together the vanilla whey, maple syrup, and almond milk.
  7. Optional: Let donuts cool before carefully dipping into the icing mixture.


Paleovalley Grass Fed Whey Protein Powder is a quick and easy way to boost the nutrient density of any baked good or sweet treat. Packed with all 9 essential amino acids, use it in anything from donuts to puddings, even cookies and cakes.

>>> Click HERE to Try Whey Protein Powder RISK-FREE + SAVE up to 20% TODAY!