Gluten-Free Cake Doughnut Holes

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Have you ever tried to make doughnuts at home? It’s way easier than you could imagine, and this gluten-free recipe is so tasty!


  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, melted
  • 3 cups gluten-free flour mix
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Mix first seven ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Stir flour and gum together (or omit gum if your mix already includes it).
  3. Add flour mix to wet ingredients and mix well.
  4. At this point, you can roll the dough into a log, wrap in saran wrap, and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.
  5. OR
  6. Roll dough out about 1/3-1/2 inch thick on a floured surface, and cut into your desired shape.
  7. Fry in a deep fat fryer at about 365º until golden brown on the bottom side.
  8. Flip, and fry again.
  9. Drain on paper towels, or a wire rack.
  10. Mix powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla in a small bowl.
  11. Dip doughnuts into icing glaze, and drain again.
  12. Enjoy!