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Speckled Egg Easter Doughnuts

This Easter, why not make Speckled Egg Easter Doughnuts that are gluten-free, topped with chocolate glaze and crushed speckled eggs. 

What’s the secret to Gluten-Free Doughnuts?

Traditionally, doughnuts are deep-fried and they absorb a lot of cooking oil in the cooking process. In addition, many bakeries cook their doughnuts in shortening, a fat often loaded with trans-fats.

The solution – delicious baked doughnuts that are cooked in the oven with just a little bit of coconut oil.  It is super easy to make baked doughnuts at home and a lot healthier than the deep-fried versions. I purchased a doughnut pan at Home Stuff Hillfox, but you can also look for one online if easier.

The biggest hack of all, I have run out of Gluten-free flour (lockdown problems) so I used this mix from Woolies instead.

If you would prefer, you could also make the batter from scratch, using this recipe I posted a while back.

Speckled Egg Easter Doughnuts

Speckled Egg Easter Doughnuts

I love speckled eggs, the hard colourful pastel coating, chocolate layer and the squishy jelly inside, and once I start eating these treats I cannot stop. They are just so beautiful in food as well, giving your easter treats and bake a very whimsical look.

For this recipe, I roughly chopped the speckled eggs and then sprinkled them over the doughnuts.

Speckled Egg Easter Doughnuts

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Speckled Egg Easter Doughnuts

I made Speckled Egg Easter Doughnuts that are gluten-free, topped with chocolate glaze and crushed speckled eggs. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate, donuts, doughnuts, Easter, Gluten Free, speckled eggs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Author Cat Barker


  • Donut Pan
  • bowls


  • 1 box Gluten Free Pancake Mix Wooloworths
  • 30 ml Sunflower Oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 100g Speckled Eggs
  • coconut oil

Chocolate Glaze

  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp milk


  • Preheat the oven to 200C
  • Using the flapjack recipe on the side of the box (not the pancake version), make the batter
  • Grease a doughnut pan with coconut oil
  • Fill the batter a 1/3 of the way, do not do more than this as they will overflow when baking
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until cooked and remove from oven. Cool.
  • Mix the icing glaze ingredients together. Roughly chop your speckled eggs,
  • Place doughnuts on a wire rack with a baking tray underneath and slowly pour icing over each doughnut, using a spoon.
  • Sprinkle with speckled eggs before the chocolate hardens. Eat within two days.


If you would like to make the batter from scratch, check out this recipe. 

Did you make these Doughnuts?

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One Comment

  • Bridget

    3 stars
    Could be better

    I tried this recipe thinking it was a good shortcut for doughnuts (without Speckled eggs) but the result was not what I expected they were dry, tough and tasted stale. The glaze so not sweet enough. The Woolworths GF pan cake mix is pricey so it was expensive too.

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