Protein Sparing Boston Cream Donuts
HOW TO MAKE PROTEIN SPARING BOSTON CREAM DONUTS
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Protein Sparing Boston Cream Donuts
- 6 large egg whites separated from whole eggs
- 1/3 cup powdered Allulose
- 6 tablespoons egg white protein powder
- 1 tablespoon Further Food gelatin
- 1 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar to help stabilize the whites
- 1/4 teaspoon Redmond Real Salt
- 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract optional
- Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil Spray
- 6 large egg yolks
- ½ cup unsweetened almond milk or heavy cream
- ¼ cup Natural Sweetener or 1 tsp stevia glycerite
- ¼ cup butter-flavored coconut oil or unsalted butter, melted
CHOCOLATE GLAZE, EASY OPTION:
- 2 sugar free THE GOOD CHOCOLATE bars chopped fine
- 4-6 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk
CHOCOLATE GLAZE, HOMEMADE OPTION:
- 2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk or heavy cream
- 1/4 cup Natural Sweetener or 1 1/2 tsp stevia glycerite
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or chocolate extract
- Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with Primal Kitchen Avocado oil spray and set aside.
- Separate the eggs (save yolks for custard), and place the whites into a large bowl or stand mixer.
- In a small bowl, mix together the egg white powder, allulose, Further Food gelatin, salt and cream of tartar. Add the dry ingredients to the egg whites and whip the whites for a few minutes until VERY stiff.
- Gently fold in the vanilla extract if using.
- Use a large 4.6 ounce ice cream scooper (click HERE to find)to place 6 mounds of the dough onto the baking sheet, just so the mounds touch each other. Or carefully place dough into a bagel or donut pan and shape into donut shape.
- Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Turn oven off and leave donuts in the oven for 15 minutes to avoid the bread from falling.
- Let completely cool before filling with custard.
- To make the custard filing, whisk together the egg yolks, almond milk, and natural sweetener in medium metal bowl to blend. Slowly whisk in the melted butter so the eggs don't cook unevenly.
- Set bowl over saucepan of simmering water.
- Whisk mixture constantly and vigorously until thickened and instant-read thermometer inserted into mixture registers 140°F for 3 minutes, about 5 minutes total (or coats the back of a spoon).
- Remove mixture from over water and chill for at least 1 hour in the fridge. (It can be prepared 1-3 days ahead and refrigerated. Re-whisk before serving.)
- Once cool, place into a small Ziplock. Cut a 1/4 inch hole in the corner.
- Use a sharp knife to cut a small hole into each donut and use the Ziplock to fill each donut with custard.
- To make the easy chocolate glaze, chop the bars into small pieces and place in a microwavable bowl. Add the unsweetened almond milk. Heat in the microwave in 15 second increments. Stir well in-between each 15 seconds in the microwave. Heat until the chocolate is melted.
- Drizzle onto donuts and let rest on cooling rack until glaze has set.
- To make homemade Chocolate Glaze: Place the unsweetened almond milk into a sauce-pot over medium high heat, once simmering, remove from heat and add the chopped chocolate. Stir until the chocolate is melted. Add the natural sweetener and vanilla and stir to combine. Taste and adjust sweetness to your liking.
- Dip each donut into the chocolate glaze.
- Best served fresh. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 4 days. Do not freeze the custard.
298 calories, 23g fat, 15g protein, 6g carbs, 3g fiber
P:E Raito 0.6
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That’s amazing that your naturopath recommends a clean, whole food ketogenic diet! You’re going to do great!
Thank you so much for your time, efforts, and research. This looks so tasty. I’ll definitely Save it, Make it, and Print it out for my PSMF Recipe Notebook. 😉
Many blessings to you ❤️
These donuts were always my favorite too! I can’t wait to try these! 🙂 Thank you Maria for having such awesome creativity!
You are SO kind!!
I’ve never used egg white protein powder. The Keto Chow product is over $60. Is there something else I can use. I’d hate to spend the money, and later find out I’m not happy with the product.
Sure, any pure egg white protein powder will work 🙂
My household loves these! The first time I made them – perfection! Today? Not so much. The donuts are wet inside. I did everything the same way as before (as directed). Can these go back in the oven after sitting out to rest?
I’m not sure if that would work or not. You could definitely try and let me know how it goes 🙂
I ended up tossing them. I am making another batch tomorrow! I also burnt (I guess you could say) my custard (probably overcooked by two minutes) but it was amazing! It tasted like creme brulee! I love when mistakes turn into something good! ha!
Boston Cream was my favorite as well! I made a batch, very tasty. The recipe lends itself wonderfully to using all of the eggs and minimal (costly) egg white powder. My custard was a little too loose, even after being chilled for two hours so I had a lot oozing out – just as in the video. As these really cannot store as is without becoming quite soggy (I’m texture affected), might I suggest them served deconstructed? Each major component, the completed doughnut bun, the completed custard and the ganache (though it will need to be reheated a bit) can store well in the fridge for days so why not eat them the doughnuts one (or two) at a time served as a layered trifle-like dessert. Please note the second sentence in step 5 is inappropriate to this particular doughnut as we cannot use a bagel or doughnut form pan for this filled type. Thanks so much!
Thanks for the suggestions! Some people do actually prefer to make the Donuts and then assemble them later, which is a great option for using a bagel/donut mold. Then you can just top the donut as desired or even “dip” them into the cream, so I will leave that option in the instructions 🙂