Shaka Tea Sunrise Beetroot Coco-Donut

Save the sugar for your sweetie [or for that glass of champagne you'll enjoy with your best mates] and whip up a batch of vegan donuts with a cocoa and beetroot twist. 

Brightened with our awakening Sunrise blend, these sweet treats will have you raising two shakas up and giving cupid the week off!

Shaka Tea Sunrise Beetroot Coco-Donut

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Sunrise Beetroot Coco-Donuts

RECIPE BY: SHAKA TEA TEAM MEMBER, SHAYNEE SCOTT

Serving size: 10
Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. Shaka Tea Sunrise, brewed
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • 1 tsp beet root powder
  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1 cup monk fruit sugar
  • ½ cup cacao powder
  • ⅓ cup cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda 
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder 
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 eggs (room temperature)
  • ¼ cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

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Shaka Tea Sunrise Beetroot Coco-Donuts

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Frosting:

  • 1 tsp. coconut oil
  • 4 tbsp. monk fruit powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. Shaka Tea Sunrise, brewed

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, add all dry ingredients together starting with blanched almond flour, monk fruit sugar, corn starch, baking soda, baking powder, and sea salt.
  • In a separate bowl, mix applesauce and beet root powder.
  • Add eggs, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract. Beat on medium speed.
  • Slowly add in dry mixture to wet ingredients. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Add Shaka Tea Sunrise and mix.
  • Scoop mixture into piping bag or Ziploc bag. Snip the tip of the Ziploc bag to create a custom piping bag. 
  • Oil donut pan with canola or vegetable oil.
  • Pipe mixture into donut pan without overflowing the donut mold.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • While donuts are in the oven, prepare the icing.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine Shaka Tea Sunrise, monk fruit powdered sugar, and coconut oil.
  • Mix until well combined.
  • Adjust to desired consistency by adding powdered sugar for a thicker result or Shaka Tea Sunrise for a thinner consistency. 
  • Remove the donuts from the oven and let sit for 5 minutes before removal.
  • Ice with Shaka Tea Sunrise icing and enjoy! 
Written by Micah Iaukea

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