Sour Cream Doughnuts

These dense, muffin-like doughnuts are hearty with a fun shape for dipping into a favorite warm drink. If you don’t have a doughnut maker, you can easily turn these into waffles using a waffle iron.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 1⁄4 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 3⁄4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 3⁄4 cup coconut sugar, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2⁄3 cup sour cream
  • 3⁄4 cup whole milk
  • 1⁄8 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1⁄4 cup melted butter


  • Heat the doughnut maker.
  • In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and 1⁄2 cup coconut sugar together well.
  • Add in the oil, eggs, sour cream, and milk and mix until smooth. Pour into doughnut maker and bake according to doughnut maker’s instructions.
  • Place remaining coconut sugar in a high-powered blender or food processor and pulse on high until sugar becomes a fine powder.
  • Mix coconut sugar with cinnamon in a shallow bowl.
  • Dip warm doughnuts in melted butter, then in the powdered coconut sugar mixture. These are best served warm.