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Baked Gluten-Free Darling Lemon® Coconut Donuts




  • 2 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour blend
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • zest of 2.5 Darling Lemons®
  • 1 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 2.5 tbsp Darling Lemon® juice, plus the other half for the icing
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Shredded coconut, for topping



  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 12 tbsp coconut milk
  • 1 tsp Darling Lemon® juice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Darling Lemon® zest


    1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
    2. In a bowl, mix together the gluten-free flour, cane sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and Darling Lemon® zest.
    3. In an another bowl, mix together the coconut milk, lemon juice, coconut oil and vanilla extract.
    4. Combine wet and dry ingredients, being careful not to overmix.
    5. Spoon the batter into a piping bag or a large ziplock bag. Cut a small hole in the corner.
    6. Grease the donut pan and then pipe the batter into the pan, until even with edge of the pan.
    7. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
    8. To make the icing, mix the powdered sugar, coconut milk, Darling Lemon® juice, vanilla, lemon zest.
    9. Once the donuts are cooled, dip them into the icing and then into the shredded coconut. Let sit for 30 minutes for the icing to set.