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Quick homemade donuts

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


  • In a deep frying pan heat the sunflower oil over medium heat.
  • In a bowl add the flour, the baking powder, the sugar, the salt, the lemon zest and mix.
  • Add the egg, the olive oil, the vanilla extract and the milk.
  • Mix with a spoon and, when you won’t be able to mix anymore, coat your hands in flour and knead it.
  • Dust your working surface with flour and roll out the dough with your hands, until it is 1-1.5 cm thick.
  • Take two round cookie cutters, one 10 cm and the other 2 cm. Use the 10 cm cookie cutter to cut circles of the whole dough and in these circles, use the 2 cm cookie cutter to create a hole in the center.
  • Fry the donuts in 2 batches, for 2 minutes on each side, until they are golden.
  • At the same time, mix the cinnamon and the sugar into a bowl. 
  • Remove the donuts from the pan and add them to the bowl with the cinnamon and the sugar. Coat both sides well.
  • Serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
19 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
14 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
9 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
24 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
22 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
16 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
14 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
7 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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