Bake Believe’s No Sugar Added, Low Carb Glazed Chinese Five Spice Donuts (Gluten Free)

Yield: 12 donuts

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooling Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes


For the Donuts:

  • 2 cups finely ground almond flour
  • â…” cup xylitol
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 teaspoons Chinese 5 spice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

For the Glaze & Garnish:

  • ¾ cup Bake Believe® White Baking Chips
  • â…” cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • â…› teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese 5 spice


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Butter 2 donut baking pans that hold 6 donuts each.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the almond flour, xylitol, baking powder, 5 spice, and salt. In another medium bowl, whisk together the 1 stick melted butter, almond milk, eggs, and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and stir to combine.
  3. Spoon the donut batter into the pans, filling each one ¾ of the way full. Bake in the preheated oven for 22-25 minutes.
  4. Allow the donuts to cool for 10 minutes, then carefully remove the donuts from the pans using a rubber spatula. If they are difficult to remove, pop them back in the oven for another 3 minutes and try again. Place the donuts on a cooling rack and place in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  5. Place the heavy cream and butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Heat, stirring frequently, just until the butter is melted. Place the white baking chips and salt in a small heat-proof bowl. Pour the hot cream over the white baking chips and stir until melted. Place the white glaze in an ice bath and stir until cooled and thickened.
  6. Dip the donuts, one at a time, into the glaze and sprinkle with 5 spice. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Enjoy.