Skip the Milky-Way and try some out of this world vegan galaxy-glazed doughnuts! Make them your own by switching up the colors, or make them red white and blue for the 4th, or even shades of green for St. Patty's day! There is nothing like hot fresh doughnuts, and these vegan versions of a classic are sure to wow.

Vegan Galaxy Glazed Doughnuts

  • Prep Time:15 mins
  • Cook Time:12 mins
  • Total Time:27 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Medium


  • For the doughnuts
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup soy milk
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup vegan margarine or vegetable shortening
  • For the glaze
  • 2-3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 2-3 tablespoons soy milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • Natural food dye such as red and blue
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  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350ºF or preheat your doughnut maker according to its instructions

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  • Step 2

    Whisk together the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.

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  • Step 3

    Mix together the soy milk and apple cider vinegar and let it sit for a few minutes until it thickens.

  • Step 4

    In a small saucepan, melt the soy milk, vanilla, flaxseed and margarine over a low heat until the butter has just melted. Do NOT let it boil/simmer.

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  • Step 5

    Combine both wet and dry ingredients until a soft dough forms.

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  • Step 6

    Using a teaspoon, spoon the mixture evenly into the doughnut holes or into doughnut pan.

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  • Step 7

    Bake for 12 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

  • Step 8

    For the galaxy glaze: Whisk together the melted coconut oil and soy milk in a small bowl.

  • Step 9

    Slowly begin to whisk in the powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency.

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  • Step 10

    Drop small dots of food dye into the icing.

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  • Step 11

    Using a toothpick or skewer, swirl the dye around creating a marbled affect.

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  • Step 12

    Dip the doughnuts halfway in the glaze and carefully remove by pulling straight up.

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  • Step 13

    Dust with fine sugar or edible glitter.

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It really doesn't take a rocket scientist to make stellar vegan treats! So ignite your ovens and blast off!