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lemon curd donuts

gluten free lemon & poppy curd doughnut recipe

Here is a yummy gluten free lemon & poppy curd doughnut recipe for the whole family to enjoy.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 40 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 10 donuts


  • Filling
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice 120 ml
  • 1/3 cup blossom honey 115 g
  • 1 tablespoons ½ butter 21 g
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest 6 g
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  • Donut Ingredients
  • cup ½ oat flour 60 g
  • cup ½ sweet rice flour 70 g
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar 67 g
  • 3 tablespoons almond meal 21 g
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk 80 ml
  • cup ¼ unsweetened applesauce 60 g
  • 2 tablespoons Oil 28 ml
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • Glaze for the Donut:
  • cup ¾ powdered sugar 90 g
  • 2 tablespoons Organic Lemon Zest 28


  • to prepare the filling : add all the ingredients into a bowl and mix them together on medium until it comes to a boil then reduce the heat to low continuously mixing until its thickness. will take about 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the curd filling to another bowl and let it cool down for about an hour at room temperature. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, pressing down until it reaches the surface of the curd. This will prevent your filling from skinning
  • place in the refrigerator for about 2 hours
  • For the doughnut batter: Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C
  • Grease your doughnut mold with butter or pan release
  • In a bowl add the almond flour, oat flour, rice flour, granulated sugar, baking powder and salt and blend all together
  • In a separate bowl, add the eggs and whisk followed by the milk , oil, natural vanilla extract, apple jam and lemon zest and mix all together until well incorporated
  • Add the liquid mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well until combined
  • deposit the batter into the doughnut mold reaching just under the top rim of the doughnut mold
  • Bake for 20 minutes then insert a toothpick to ensure doughnuts are baked. toothpick should be dry.
  • Once the donuts are baked remove from mold a cool on wired rack
  • to make the Glaze: Mix the ingredients for the glaze together until nice a smooth.
  • Gently slice each individual doughnut with a knife and pipe or spread the lemon filling followed by a drizzle with the glaze
  • lemon curd donuts
Keyword Gluten Free Lemon Curd doughnut Recipe