Protein Donut Recipe | Patriotic Pronuts

This quick and easy protein donut recipe (or ‘pronuts’, as we like to call them) is perfect for when you need that sweet fix, but still gotta make those gains!

The patriotic topping is awesome for showing off, but the base recipe makes the perfect pronuts in a jiff for when you’re not feeling too flashy.

Makes: 4-6, depending on the size of your pan

Ingredients For Protein Donut Recipe

For the pronuts:

For the topping:


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. First, add the whey, flour, baking powder, egg whites, milk, ripe banana and melted coconut oil into a blender and process until smooth.

3. Oil a donut pan and pour the batter in. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until an inserted toothpick or knife comes out clean, then remove and allow to cool.

4. Once cooled, make the frosting. Blend the half-fat cream cheese and whey protein together with food colouring and drizzle over the pronuts. Done!



Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 156
Total Fat 6g
Total Carbohydrates 8g
Protein 17g

Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Writer and expert

Jennifer Blow has a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research. Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living. Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here: In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.

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