Grain-Free Honey-Soaked Pistachio Donuts

YIELD: 9 to 10


½ cup - shelled, salted pistachios finely ground to a flour

¾ cup - almond flour

1 teaspoon - baking powder

½ teaspoon - cinnamon

3 large - eggs

¼ cup - melted butter

3 tablespoons - honey

½ teaspoon - vanilla

Cooking spray

¼ cup - honey

½ tablespoon - butter

½ teaspoon - vanilla

½ cup - powdered sugar

About 1 tablespoon - milk


Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine pistachio and almond flours, baking powder and cinnamon in a medium bowl. In a small bowl, combine eggs, ¼ cup melted butter, 3 tablespoons honey and ½ teaspoon vanilla. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients; stir well to combine. Spray a donut pan generously with cooking spray. Fill donut tins ¾-full with batter. Bake at 350°F for 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly; remove from tins to a wire rack. Cool. Heat honey, 1 tablespoon butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla in a small saucepan until warm and combined. Pour mixture onto a plate or shallow dish. Carefully dip tops of donuts in honey mixture; return to wire rack. Allow mixture to soak into donuts and cool. Combine powdered sugar and milk on a plate or shallow dish. Carefully dip tops of donuts in icing mixture. Allow to set.