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Low Calorie Tofu and Okara Baked Donuts

Low Calorie Tofu and Okara Baked Donuts

No eggs or flour needed! You can easily make this with okara, tofu and rice flour This is a gateau au chocolat-like, non-fried healthy donut.

Ingredients: For 6 donuts

Fresh okara
150g
● Joshinko
50g
● Cocoa powder
30g
●Sugar
60g
●Baking powder
2 teaspoons ( 6g )
Silken tofu (without draining the water)
150g
Melted butter (unsalted)
20g
Variations:
Matcha tea flavor:
Matcha tea powder (use instead of cocoa)
15g
Kinako flavor:
Kinako ((use instead of cocoa)
30g

Steps

1. Place a plastic bag on a scale and add all the ● ingredients while measuring (It would be easier if you place a bowl under to secure the plastic bag.)
2. Blow up the plastic bag and shake to mix.
3. Place the plastic bag from step 2 once again on the scale and add the tofu and melted butter. (Mash the tofu while adding).
4. Rub the dough over the bag and knead well.
5. Divide the dough into 6 portions and form into a ball. Then press it with your hands to flatten slightly.
6. Poke a hole in the middle with your finger.
7. Line on a baking sheet with parchment paper and bake for about 15 to 20 minutes in a 375°F/190°C preheated oven. It will start to smell fragrant.
8. Done! You can freeze these too. To defrost, wrap in plastic wrap and microwave.
9. It is a fluffy, soft, and moist textured donut.
10. For a crispy and fluffy donut, heat for 2 minutes in a 500W microwave after Step 6. Heat about 1 cm depth of oil in a frying pan and brown both sides for about 40 seconds each in 355°F/180°C.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to eat my favorite donut while I was on a diet, and thought up this healthy donut recipe.