Vegan Baked Savory Donuts

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 22 mins
  • Total Time: 32 mins
  • Yield: 8-10 1x
  • Category: Vegan
  • Cuisine: thanksgiving


Serve these baked herbed savory donuts instead of rolls at your holiday table, your guests will be impressed and they will ask you May I Have That Recipe?


  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 large sage leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp chopped tarragon
  • 1 tsp chopped basil
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut or almond milk
  • 3 tbsp ground flax seeds
  • 1 1/2 cups self rising flour
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp lemon pepper
  • 4 tbsp grapeseed (or vegetable) oil
  • For the “Glaze’
  • 1/2 cup garlic & chive flavored cream cheese alternative, at room temperature ( we use GO Veggie!)
  • 1 tsp chopped tarragon
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Coat the bottom of a donut pan with cooking spray
  2. In a large non-stick skillet, heat olive oil. Add garlic, sage, tarragon and basil and cook at medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Set aside
  3. Combine milk and ground flax in a bowl and set aside
  4. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon pepper. Add flax mixture, oil and herbs and mix until just incorporated (do to overmix!)
  5. Spoon batter into donut pan and bake at 400F for 20-22 minutes
  6. To prepare the “glaze”, whisk all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy. Spread over the cooled donuts