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Whole Wheat Turmeric Honey Doughnuts

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  • Yield: 14-16 doughnuts 1x


  • 2 cups White Whole Wheat Flour, sifted
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1 cup milk (or milk substitute of choice)
  • 4 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Optional topping: 1/2 cup powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon turmeric


  1. Preheat oven to 325?F. Coat doughnut pans with nonstick baking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, turmeric, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk honey, milk, Greek yogurt, egg, and extract together. Stir the milk mixture into the dry ingredients until just combined.
  4. Pour the doughnut batter into the pans, filling the molds two-thirds full. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  5. Let the doughnuts cool in the pan for 2 minutes before flipping onto a wire rack.
  6. Optional topping: Whisk powdered sugar and turmeric until well combined and sprinkle on top of doughnuts.


To make a glaze topping: Whisk 1/3 cup water, ¾ cup honey, and ½ teaspoon turmeric together in a small saucepan over medium-high heat until it begins to boil. Remove from heat. Dip doughnuts in glaze while still warm.