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22Total Time
10Prep Time
12Bake Time

Baked Gluten Free Vegan Lemon Doughnuts

Quick and easy
  • Egg-Free Recipes
  • Dairy Free Recipes
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan Recipes

About the bake

Don't let not eating dairy, eggs or gluten stop you from enjoying doughnuts! We've been experimenting in our kitchen and have finally perfected a gluten free baked doughnut.

This delicious lemon version is the perfect way to satisfy all doughnut cravings.

If you enjoyed these, we think you'll like our baked gluten free chocolate doughnuts too!

22Total Time
10Prep Time
12Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Pre-heat your oven to 180°C.

  2. Step 2:

    Make flax seeds 'eggs' by adding 4tbsp of warm water to 2 tbsp of ground flax seeds. Leave to onside to activate.

  3. Step 3:

    Melt the coconut oil and mix with the caster sugar. 

  4. Step 4:

    Add the gluten free self-raising flour, flax seed 'eggs', baking powder, zest and juice of 1 lemon to the sugar mix.

    Fold in gently. 

  5. Step 5:

    Add the coconut milk until the batter is moist, between 4 to 6 tbsp.

  6. Step 6:

    Put the doughnut batter into a large piping bag, once filled cut off the end of the piping bag to create a nozzle. 

  7. Step 7:

    Grease your doughnut pan with a little coconut oil, then pipe your batter into each doughnut ring. Try to fill the ring 3/4 full to allow space for the doughnuts to rise in the oven. 

    Top Tip

    Your doughnuts will look quite oily in the pan, but this normal as it makes them lovely and crispy!

  8. Step 8:

    Bake your doughnuts for 12 minutes until they are golden brown. Leave to cool slightly before removing from the dougnut pan.

  9. Step 9:

    While your doughnuts are cooling, make the lemon drizzle. Gently mix your icing sugar and lemon juice until you get a thick white icing. 

  10. Step 10:

    Once your doughnuts are fully cooled, drizzle the lemon icing over them and leave to set.

    Then enjoy!!


  • For the Baked Doughnuts

    • 150g Silver Spoon Caster Sugar
    • 2 tbsp Flax seeds (ground)
    • 220g Doves farm gluten free self-raising flour
    • 80g Coconut oil
    • 6 tbsp Coconut milk
    • 1 Lemon
    • 4 tbsp Warm water
    • 1 tsp Doves farm gluten free baking powder
  • For the Lemon Drizzle

    • 90g Juice of one whole lemon
    • 225g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar


  • Doughnut pan
  • Piping bag

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