|December 20, 2023

Lemon Ginger Low-Carb Donuts

By Bulletproof Staff
Reviewed for Scientific Accuracy

Lemon Ginger Low-Carb Donuts

Low-carb donuts recipe & content provided by Rosie Tran, Kale In The Clouds

These lemony low-carb donuts are perfect way to kickstart your day. With a tart and spicy flair, lemon and ginger is one of my favorite flavor combinations. The flavors in these low-carb donuts are subtle, but can still make out the taste of both key ingredients.

Related: Low-Carb Paleo Zucchini Donuts

These low-carb donuts taste like lemon ginger tea and use keto-friendly ingredients like almond and coconut flours, a sugar-free sweetener, and eggs. A ginger-infused coconut butter glaze is (literally) the icing on the cake.

Pair these low-carb donuts with a cup of coffee and oat-free oatmeal for a warm way to start your morning.

Make these lemon ginger low-carb donuts for a super-simple breakfast or snack -- all with no grains, sugar, or dairy (and just minutes of prep).

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Lemon Ginger Low-Carb Donuts


Start to Finish: 40 minutes


  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, plus more for greasing
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Zest from 1 lemon (collect zest before juicing)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1 tablespoon birch xylitol or non-GMO erythritol
  • 1 tablespoon high-quality ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Icing ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup coconut butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger


  1. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees. Grease a donut pan generously with coconut oil.
  2. Mix the dry donut ingredients in one big bowl and the wet ingredients in a separate bowl.
  3. Combine wet ingredients with the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Scoop the batter into the donut pan.
  5. Bake donuts for 12 minutes.
  6. While donuts bake and cool, prepare coconut butter icing. Gently warm coconut butter, either by submerging your jar in warm water or on low heat on the stove. When melted, blend with ground ginger.
  7. When cooled, glaze donuts with icing and sprinkle lemon zest on top.

Makes: Serves 6

Nutritional Information (Per Serving):

  • Calories: 406
  • Protein: 11g
  • Fiber: 18g
  • Sugar: 2.2g
  • Sugar Alcohols: 2g
  • Net Carbs: 9g
  • Fat: 33g
  • Saturated Fat: 17g
  • Cholesterol: 327mg
  • Salt: 341mg
  • Potassium: 48mg
  • Iron: 17%
  • Calcium: 12%
  • Vitamin A: 2%
  • Vitamin C: 3%
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