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Servings: 12

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 5

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Ready In: 25 Minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup apple cider
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil - melted, cooled
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup ground flax seed meal
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt - low fat
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup toasted wheat germ - honey crunch or regular
  • 2 tablespoons honey crunch toasted wheat germ
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1¼ cup whole wheat pastry flour

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees and spray donut pan with cooking spray.In a large bowl, whisk together dry ingredients: whole wheat pastry flour through ground ginger.In a medium bowl, whisk together wet ingredients: apple cider through vanilla
  2. Slowly incorporate wet ingredients into the dry ingredients
  3. Stir until just combined, careful not to over-mix.Fill donut pan ¼ cup at a time using a measuring cup or ice cream scoop.Bake for 8-9 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean
  4. Let donuts cool on rack for 10 minutes.While donuts are cooling, mix together brown sugar topping
  5. After donuts have cooled for 10 minutes, remove from pan and dip in the brown sugar topping
  6. It's important to do this while donuts are still slightly warm.Serve donuts warm or at room temperature.

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