Introducing the PRONUT aka protein donut aka your new best friend that’s really good looking and won’t give you any guilt (hi, gluten-free and vegan). Pop these babies in after a sweaty workout for a quick yet powerful snack and you’re good to go! Muscle repair superstar ingredient here is the incredible Acai, which also makes your pronuts a really cool purple color.
And now for the final show stopper topper… wait for it….
~ E-D-I-B-L-E G-L-I-T-T-E-R ~
Sprinkle on and watch em shimmer.
1/2 cup Gluten-free All-Purpose Flour
1 package of defrosted Acai
1/4 cup of your favorite protein powder (we love SUNWARRIOR!)
2 TBSP ground flaxseed
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp himalayan salt
1/2 cup warm water
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
Edible Glitter for sprinkling
Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees and generously grease donut pan with coconut oil.
In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients [flour, protein powder, flaxseed, baking soda, salt] and whisk well.
In a separate mixing bowl, combine liquid ingredients [acai, water, maple syrup, vanilla] and mix well.
Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until batter is smooth and thick.
Evenly spoon batter into prepared donut molds; bake for 8-10 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire rack for remainder of cooling; top with “Peanut Butter” Protein Glaze.
Pronut Glaze Ingredients:
1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar
2 TBSP sunflower seed butter OR nut or seed butter of choice
2 TBSP of Protein Powder (again, SUNWARRIOR rocks)
2 TBSP nut mylk of choice
Directions: Combine ingredients in a small mixing bowl or food processor; whisk or process until smooth, adding additional teaspoons of mylk as needed until desired consistency is reached.
*Sakara Life Pronut Recipe originally ran on S-Life Mag here.