Gluten Free Vanilla Donuts with Pink Beet Frosting

GLUTEN FREE Baked Vanilla Donuts recipe with a bright pink frosting on top!  The icing glaze is completely all natural!   These cute donuts are great for birthday party, bridal party and wedding desserts!  They're always a favorite at PTA meetings too! 


For the donuts

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup coconut flour

For the frosting

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon beet powder


  • Coarse Sea Salt


For the donuts

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray donut pan with nonstick spray.
  • Mix together oil, milk, eggs, sugar, salt, baking powder and vanilla until combined.
  • Stir in coconut flour and continue to mix until smooth. Dough will be thick - that's ok!
  • Fill the donut pans up about 3/4 of the way.
  • Bake donuts for 20 minutes. Please check with toothpick to make sure donuts are completely baked.
  • Remove from oven, let cool for 15 minutes, then remove donuts from pan.

For the frosting

  • For the frosting, mix powdered sugar, milk and beet powder together in bowl with a spoon.
  • Once donuts are cooled down, dip each one into the frosting.
  • Sprinkle with coarse sea salt on top (optional).


Makes 1 dozen donuts.