Grain-Free Honey-Soaked Pistachio Donuts

YIELD: Makes 9 to 10 donuts

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup

salted pistachios

shelled, finely ground to a flour

3/4 cup

almond flour

1 tsp.

baking powder

1/2 tsp.

cinnamon

3 large

eggs

1/4 cup

melted butter

3 T

honey

1/2 tsp.

vanilla

Cooking spray

1/4 cup

honey

1/2 T

butter

1/2 tsp.

vanilla

1/2 cup

powdered sugar

1 T

milk

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Combine pistachio and almond flours, baking powder and cinnamon in a medium bowl.

In a small bowl, combine eggs, 1/4 cup melted butter, 3 tablespoons honey and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients; stir well to combine.

Spray a donut pan generously with cooking spray. Fill donut tins 3/4-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.