Quinoa Flour Banana Donut Holes

Updated: Jul 11, 2024

Quinoa Flour Banana Donut Holes
General Information
  • Snacks
  • Sweet
  • 26 minutes
  • Vegetarian
  • 16 donut holes


  • 1 cup of banana (mashed - 2 large bananas)
  • 1/4 cup of quinoa flour
  • 1 1/4 cups of self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons of butter (melted or coconut oil; for coating)
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon (for coating)
  • 1/2 cup of coconut sugar (for coating)


These bite-sized banana donut holes pack a nutritious punch with quinoa's added protein, making them a wholesome alternative to store-bought donuts. Baked to perfection, they offer a healthier option without sacrificing taste. Simple to whip up with just a handful of ingredients, these donut holes are a breeze to make and are the perfect quick snack.

  1. In a large bowl, mash the bananas really well.(3 minutes)
  2. Add the vanilla extract and flours, and mix everything together with a wooden spoon or a spatula. Then lightly oil your hands and knead the dough until smooth and a bit sticky.(5 minutes)
  3. Roll about a tablespoon's worth of dough into a ball. Place it on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Repeat with the rest of the dough.(5 minutes)
  4. Lightly oil the balls with melted butter (or coconut oil) and bake them at 350° (176)° for about 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown and fully baked.(10 minutes)
  5. In the meantime, mix the coconut sugar with ground cinnamon.
  6. Take the donut holes out of the oven, brush them very lightly with melted butter (or coconut oil), and roll them in cinnamon sugar.(3 minutes)
  7. Enjoy!