Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts Recipe

I’ve decided I don’t have enough Vegan Halloween Recipes. I aim to fix that problem and I’m beginning today with these Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts. Aren’t they too cute! Also, I did make these Vegan Halloween Monster Cookies last year and you could easily dress up my Black Bean Brownies to look good and ghoulish if you wanted.

Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts

I’ve heard this statement a lot lately: Halloween is my favorite holiday.

And it’s caused me to wonder. Do I have a favorite holiday? I kind of want to create a spreadsheet and grade all the holidays to see which one tickles my fancy the most.

I have a tendency to overthink things.

But I have a theory. My favorite holiday is the one that’s just about to happen. What do you think? Does that work?

Why You’ll Love Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts

OK. Now that we’ve agreed that Halloween is our favorite holiday (wink, wink), let’s get on to these Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts. Are they so adorable or what!

I used the recipe for Vegan Googly Eyes from Fork and Beans…last year! And then I froze them…and guess what? They’re still perfectly fine. I talked with Cara about this and she said you don’t even have to freeze them. You can store them in a glass jar and they will be fine.

But I dunno. The idea of a bunch of googly eyes in a glass jar. It kind of freaks me out.

Anyway, I made this recipe using some flavored vegan yogurt. Strawberry to be exact. And then the icing. That was the fun part! I used spinach to make the green frosting and blueberries to make the purple frosting. Then the teeth are simply a couple of cashew pieces.

It’s so easy!

Here are some fun ways to switch up the decorations on these Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts:

  • I actually made some by putting eyes all over the donuts. They didn’t make the cut for the photograph, but they were still really fun.
  • Place vampire fangs in the middle of the donut for an eery look
  • Add a couple of pieces of black licorice to the top to create antennae
  • Also, you could also use orange colored icing!

Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts

Oh, you know what I think? These Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts are so much fun, they’re helping me answer the question about my favorite holiday.

So, Halloween, you really are my favorite holiday! 🙂

Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts

Finally, we hope you love Halloween and these Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts as much as we do! If you decide to make the recipe, snap a photo and use #NamelyMarly to share it with us on Instagram or Twitter. We love seeing your photos!

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Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts
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Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Take a bite out of these Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts. They're easy to make, fun to decorate, and delicious to eat.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 361 kcal
Author: Namely Marly
Ingredients
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
  • 5 - 6 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 5.3 oz container vegan vanilla yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter softened
  • Vegan Monster Eyes*
  • Cashew Pieces
Purple Glaze
  • 2 tablespoons blueberries fresh or frozen
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
Green Glaze
  • 2 tablespoons spinach fresh
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350F. Coat donut pans with vegetable spray..
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and nutmeg. Stir to combine. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, combine the ground flax seeds and water. Stir. Add the sugar, Silk Yogurt Alternative, and melted vegan butter. Stir to combine.
  4. Pour the yogurt mixture into the flour mixture and stir to combine.
  5. Spoon the batter into prepared donut pans. If you prefer to be super precise, you can use a piping bag to do this.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes, until the donuts are golden brown.
  7. In the meantime, make the purple glaze by combining the blueberries, coconut oil, and corn syrup in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 20 seconds. Stir, and mash the blueberries. You can remove the skins or mash them into fine pieces. Add the powdered sugar and stir to combine. If it's too thick add a teaspoon of plant-based milk. Stir until smooth and creamy.
  8. Make the green glaze by combining the spinach, coconut oil, and corn syrup in a food processor bowl. Pulse to combine. Add the powdered sugar and pulse until a nice consistency is formed.
  9. Dip cooled donuts in the glazes. Top with vegan monster eyes and add cashew pieces for the teeth.
  10. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
Recipe Notes

* I made a batch of these Vegan Monster Eyes (recipe from Fork and Beans) and then stored them in a ziplock bag in the freezer and they've kept for quite awhile!

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 361 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 138mg 6%
Potassium 142mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 67g 22%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 48g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 9.2%
Vitamin C 6.3%
Calcium 8.3%
Iron 7.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Whatever vegan Halloween treat you’re brewing on, enjoy!

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3 Responses to Vegan Halloween Monster Donuts Recipe

  1. These are so cute, Marly! Also just wanted to say I’ve been loving your podcast. It’s so helpful, even to someone who’s been blogging for over 7 years like me.

  2. This makes me happy! So cute! Pinned it to my Halloween board. Thanks!

  3. Love the idea!!Thank you Marly!

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