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German Chocolate Donuts

By November 21, 2012December 3rd, 2020Desserts, Vegetarian


Why does everything taste better in a donut shape?

If you are a fan of German Chocolate Cake, you must try these German Chocolate Donuts! They will not disappoint!



2/3 cup butter or coconut oil
1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
10 eggs
1 cup coconut milk
1 cup Swerve (or erythritol and 2 tsp stevia glycerite)
1 tsp Celtic sea salt
1 tsp almond extract
1/4 tsp coconut extract
1 cup coconut flour

In a saucepan, melt the coconut oil (or butter) over medium heat. Add cocoa powder and mix well. Remove from heat and cool. In a separate bowl, beat eggs, coconut milk, sweetener, salt, and extracts. Slowly mix in cocoa mixture. Add coconut flour into batter and mix until it is very smooth. Pour batter into 2 greased donut pans. CLICK HERE TO FIND THE DONUT PAN I USED.

Bake at 325 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cover top and sides of cake with Coconut-Pecan Frosting below.

german-chocolate-donutCoconut Frosting:
1/4 cup coconut milk
8 oz cream cheese or coconut cream
1/2 cup Swerve (or 1/2 cup erythritol and 1 tsp stevia glycerite)
1/2 cup coconut oil or butter
1 tsp coconut extract
1 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup pecans, chopped (or more to taste)

Mix coconut milk, cream cheese, sweetener, and butter until well combined and very smooth. Add vanilla, coconut, and pecans. Frost the cake and enjoy! Serves 16.

Traditional German Chocolate Cake Donuts= 738 calories, 85.2 carbs, 1.8 fiber
“Healthified” German Chocolate Cake Donuts = 340 calories,31g fat, 7.9g protein, 9.6g carbs, 5.3g fiber (81% fat, 9% protein, 10% carbs)


“Dear Maria and Craig, I wanted to send a big thank you to you for inspiring me back into the kitchen whilst helping my health at the same time! I’ve only been doing your program for a week now and was keto-adapted since January. I’m only now seeing real results in my weight loss! The suggestions for supplements have helped my overall well being and the menus are a great way of helping me learn about quantities too. I will definitely write to you again with before and after pictures once I get to where I am happy with my weight and health. Kind Regards, Claudine. (Guetersloh, Germany)”

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Maria Emmerich

Maria is a wellness expert who has helped clients follow a Ketogenic lifestyle to heal and lose weight for over 20 years. She has helped thousands of clients get healthy, get off medications and heal their bodies; losing weight is just a bonus. She is the international best selling author of several books including "Keto: The Complete Guide to Success on the Ketogenic Diet.".


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