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How to make skinny vanilla bean donuts

Make Skinny Vanilla Bean Donuts

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Let me introduce you to my two favorite things: vanilla bean paste and cute heart-shaped donut pans, both of which will enhance this recipe! :)

Let me introduce you to my two favorite things: vanilla bean paste and cute heart-shaped donut pans, both of which will enhance this recipe! :)

Preheat oven to 325* and lightly spray donut pans with Pam.  In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and cinnamon - set aside. (I doubled this recipe in the pictures)

Preheat oven to 325* and lightly spray donut pans with Pam. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and cinnamon - set aside. (I doubled this recipe in the pictures)

In a separate bowl, combine the egg, yogurt, milk, butter, and 1 tsp vanilla bean paste - whisk well!

In a separate bowl, combine the egg, yogurt, milk, butter, and 1 tsp vanilla bean paste - whisk well!

Here's what the wet ingredients will look like - just look at all of those delicious vanilla beans! :)

Here's what the wet ingredients will look like - just look at all of those delicious vanilla beans! :)

Pour wet ingredients into dry and stir until just combined.

Pour wet ingredients into dry and stir until just combined.

To help pour into the pans, transfer the dough into a Ziplock bag and cut off a corner and squeeze into donut molds.  You could also use a pastry bag for this step!

To help pour into the pans, transfer the dough into a Ziplock bag and cut off a corner and squeeze into donut molds. You could also use a pastry bag for this step!

Once the pans are filled (I was able to make 11 by doubling the recipe), place in the oven and bake  for 10-15 minutes. The donuts will not turn brown, but should "spring back" when touched.

Once the pans are filled (I was able to make 11 by doubling the recipe), place in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes. The donuts will not turn brown, but should "spring back" when touched.

While the donuts are baking, prepare the icing by mixing together the last 3 ingredients!

While the donuts are baking, prepare the icing by mixing together the last 3 ingredients!

Remove donuts from oven and keep in pans for 5 minutes.  After 5 minutes, remove donuts and dip into the delicious icing, and place to harden on foil!

Remove donuts from oven and keep in pans for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, remove donuts and dip into the delicious icing, and place to harden on foil!

Enjoy your delicious (and only 120 calories each!!) donuts! :)  (Recipe from theskinnyfork.com)

Enjoy your delicious (and only 120 calories each!!) donuts! :) (Recipe from theskinnyfork.com)

YUM! :)

YUM! :)

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp fat free milk
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp light butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp fat free milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste