Gluten-Free Baked Mini Powdered Doughnuts (Sugar-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Allergy-Free) Copycat Hostess Donettes


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Want to make your own homemade copycat Hostess Donettes? This recipe for Gluten-Free Baked Mini Powdered Doughnuts is just the thing! These donuts are sugar-free, grain-free, paleo, vegan, allergy-free, and only require 8 ingredients to make! A healthy dessert or snack perfect for little hands or your own nostalgic indulgence!




  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the coconut flour, arrowroot, baking powder, and granulated sweetener together, mix.
  3. Now add the applesauce, vanilla, and milk. Mix again until you have a thick doughnut batter.
  4. Grease a 12-count mini donut pan and spoon 1 tablespoon of doughnut batter into each of the 12 molds.
  5. Bake the doughnuts for 8 minutes, remove and flip out onto a wire rack.
  6. Repeat this process for the rest of the batter (about 2 1/2 batches total)
  7. To powder coat the baked doughnuts, place the powdered sweetener into a brown paper bag and in batches of about 6 doughnuts, place them into the powder, shake well to coat, take out and set on a wire rack. Add more powdered sweetener if needed between batches.