Feeling festive yet?! These gingerbread and candy cane vegan donuts from The Nourished Chef and Califia Farms will be sure to put you in the Christmas mood!


Makes 6-7 large donuts


1 ¼ cups Self Raising Flour 

½ tsp Ground Cinnamon

1 tsp Ground Ginger 

¼ tsp Ground Nutmeg

¼ tsp Ground All Spice  

¼ tsp Ground Cloves

½ cup Califia Farms Unsweetened Almond Milk 

⅓ cup Coconut or Brown Sugar 

1 tbsp Pure Maple Syrup

1 Flax Egg (1 tbsp Ground Flaxseed Meal + 3 tbsp warmed Califia Farms Almond Milk) 

1 ½ tbsp Neutral Oil

½ tsp Pure Vanilla Extract



3/4  cup Powdered Sugar

1 ½ tbsp Califia Farms Unsweetened Almond Milk

1 tsp Pure Maple Syrup 

½ tsp Pure Vanilla Extract


  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Grease donut pan with oil of choice. Set aside.
  2. For the flax egg, combine flaxseed meal and warm almond milk in a small bowl. Set aside to thicken.
  3. In a medium bowl, add all dry ingredients. Stir to combine. Add wet ingredients. Stir to combine until you reach a smooth batter.
  4. Add donut batter to a piping bag or ziploc bag with the corner snipped off. Pipe around each cavity of the donut pan. Fill ¾ high.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 12-14 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Allow the donuts to cool in the pan before placing onto a wire rack.
  6. Meanwhile, for the glaze; combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir until completely combined. Add a splash more almond milk if needed. When ready to serve, dip or drizzle the donuts into the glaze. Sprinkle crushed Christmas candy canes (optional). Enjoy! 

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The Nourished Chef (Clarissa Kocovski) has been curating and recipe developing low carb, gluten and dairy free recipes for the last five years. Recently she has been inspired to embrace plant-based living and has adapted this philosophy throughout her recipes. Long-term sustainability is something she’s very passionate about and working with the power of plants in her kitchen has been an eye-opening journey. She hopes by showcasing the true ingredients she uses and sharing her recipes will educate and inspire home cooks. Follow her Instagram here: @thenourishedchef


For more details on Califia Farms visit: califiafarms.com.au or head to @califiafarmau

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