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Healthy Vegan Unicorn Donuts

Posted on October 16, 2023 by Iva

Rating 3 of 5

Donuts are a beloved treat around the world, and with my delightful twist, I am bringing you a recipe that's not only delicious but also healthy and visually stunning. These Vegan Unicorn Donuts are not your typical fried and sugary treats. Instead, they are made with wholesome ingredients, like oats, medjool dates and coconut milk, and are topped with vibrant, naturally colored coconut yogurt. Whether you're looking to impress your friends at a brunch or enjoy a guilt-free dessert, these unicorn donuts are perfect for any occasion. 

Healthy Vegan Unicorn Donuts

Donuts have long held a special place in our hearts as one of life's most indulgent treats. However, more often than not, they are associated with a sugary, deep-fried, and calorie-laden temptation that can leave us feeling guilty afterward. But what if I told you that you could indulge in donuts that are both delicious and health-conscious, with a dash of whimsical magic to boot? Healthy Vegan Unicorn Donuts is a recipe that's bound to revolutionize the way you think about these delectable confections.


The term "unicorn" has become synonymous with all things enchanting, colorful, and fantastical. My healthy unicorn donuts embrace this ethos, offering a visually captivating experience along with a truly delectable taste. These donuts are the perfect embodiment of the modern food trend that marries vibrant aesthetics with mindful ingredients, making them an Instagram-worthy sensation while maintaining a focus on health and nutrition.


Healthy Vegan Unicorn Donuts


Let's take a closer look at the key elements that make these unicorn donuts a delightful addition to your culinary repertoire.


Wholesome Ingredients: At the heart of my recipe are medjool dates, nature's caramel-sweet jewels, which not only provide a natural sweetness but also contribute essential nutrients and fiber. Coconut milk lends a luscious creaminess and an exotic flavor profile, while oat flour (or grounded rolled oats) provides a fiber-rich base for the donuts. A touch of baking powder and cinnamon adds warmth and depth to the flavor.


Healthful Preparation: I take pride in steering clear of deep-frying, opting for a baking method that reduces excess oil and unnecessary calories. These donuts are not only vegan but also free from refined sugars, making them a guilt-free treat that even the most health-conscious individuals can savor. Plus, the addition of oat flour provides a dose of whole-grain goodness, perfect for those who want a nutritious and satisfying snack.


The Unicorn Magic: What truly sets these donuts apart is the playful and colorful twist. By incorporating organic superfood powders, such as pink dragon fruit powder, blue spirulina powder, and purple pea butterfly powder, I've created a dazzling spectrum of colors for the yogurt topping. Each hue represents a different flavor and a touch of enchantment, taking your taste buds on a vibrant journey. These superfood powders are not only visually captivating but also bring unique health benefits to the table, making these donuts a nutritional powerhouse.


Healthy Vegan Unicorn Donuts


As you embark on the journey to create your own batch of Healthy Vegan Unicorn Donuts, you'll not only be pleasing your palate but also adding a sprinkle of magic to your life. Whether you're planning a special brunch, a birthday celebration, or simply indulging in a well-deserved treat, these donuts are the perfect choice. With their commitment to health-conscious ingredients, stunning visual appeal, and delectable taste, they're bound to be a crowd-pleaser and a conversation starter.


So, prepare to whisk your taste buds away on a colorful and enchanting adventure, all while nourishing your body with wholesome goodness. Get ready to experience the joy of donuts without the guilt, and join the unicorn food craze with my Healthy Vegan Unicorn Donuts. Your taste buds and Instagram feed will thank you!


In just a few simple steps, you'll have created a batch of Healthy Vegan Unicorn Donuts that are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate. These donuts are not only delicious but also free from refined sugars, making them a fantastic treat for kids and adults alike. Enjoy the magic of these unicorn donuts, guilt-free, and wow your friends and family with their unique and delightful appearance.

Healthy Vegan Unicorn Donuts

3.2 from 15 Votes

Course:  dessert

Difficulty:  simple , quick , easy

Diet:  gluten-free , sugar-free , vegan , vegetarian

Servings:  12

Calories:  110 kcal

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 35 mins



  • 1

    Begin by soaking the medjool dates in warm water for 15 minutes. This will help soften them and make them easier to work with. Once soaked, remove the skin and pit from the dates and mash them with a fork until you have a smooth paste.

  • 2

    Preheat your oven to 160°C (320°F).

  • 3

    In a large mixing bowl, combine the mashed dates, coconut milk, oat flour, baking powder, and cinnamon. Stir until all the ingredients are well incorporated.

  • 4

    Grease your donut tins with coconut oil to prevent sticking. Now, pour an equal amount of the donut mixture into each donut nest.

  • 5

    Bake the donuts in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes, or until they are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  • 6

    While the donuts are baking, prepare your colorful yogurt toppings. Divide the coconut yogurt into three different cups.

  • 7

    In the first cup, sprinkle in the organic pink dragon fruit powder and stir until you achieve a beautiful pink hue. In the second cup, add the organic blue spirulina powder and mix until you get a lovely blue color. In the third cup, incorporate the organic purple pea butterfly powder for a delightful purple shade.

  • 8

    Once your donuts are done baking and have cooled slightly, spread the colorful yogurt evenly on top of each donut using three different spoons. This will create a magical and vibrant unicorn effect.

  • 9

    If you'd like to add an extra touch of sweetness, consider drizzling your unicorn donuts with melted dark chocolate or a drizzle of maple syrup, honey, or agave syrup. This step is optional but adds a delightful contrast to the fruity and vibrant yogurt topping.


  • Choose fresh and soft medjool dates for the best results.
  • If you don't have oat flour, you can easily make your own by grinding rolled oats in a food processor until fine.
  • For a gluten-free option, make sure to use certified gluten-free oats.
  • Feel free to adjust the sweetness of the donuts by adding more or fewer dates, to suit your preference.


  • This recipe makes approximately 12 unicorn donuts.
  • Approximate calorie count for one Healthy Vegan Unicorn Donut, without factoring in optional sweeteners, is around 1,324 calories. Keep in mind that these are rough estimates and can vary based on the specific brands and measurements you use for each ingredient. Per one donut that makes 110 calories.
  • The consistency is more like baked oatmeal.
  • Be creative with your yogurt colors and flavors by mixing in different superfood powders.
  • If you don't have donut tins, you can use a muffin pan or silicone donut molds instead.

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