Keto Maple Bacon Yeast Donuts 

Keto Maple Bacon Yeast Donuts


Keto Donuts

Keto Maple Bacon Yeast Donuts 

Geri Terry
We know you guys have been waiting for this. KETO DONUTS?! Yes, that’s right. If this isn’t the best keto recipe ever, we don’t even know anymore. These donuts are just like the ones from Krispy Kreme but way less carbs!!! 
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Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 2 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine European
Servings 14 servings
Calories 276.52


For the Donut Bread

For the Bacon Glaze

For the Maple Glaze

For the Chocolate Glaze


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For the Donuts

  • Combine sour cream, butter, salt, and 3 tbsp. of the erythritol in a saucepan over medium-low. Cook, stirring, until butter melts, 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool for about 15 minutes.
  • Stir together yeast, water, and remaining 1/2 tablespoon granulated erythritol in a glass measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes.
  • Combine sour cream mixture, yeast mixture, egg, and 1/3 bag of Ketonia bread mix in an electric stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment. Beat at medium speed until smooth, about 1 minute. Reduce speed to low; gradually add the rest of the mix, beating until dough forms.
  • Turn out onto a surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes. (It should be tacky but release easily from the surface.) Cover; let rise in a warm place until doubled in size, 1 hour..
  • Roll out dough ⅜ inch thick. Cut out dough using a 2 ½ in circle cookie cutter. Using a 1 inch cookie cutter, cut out the small wholes in the middle of each donut. Set aside, covered, for about 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oil in a deep fryer to 365*. Gently place the donuts into the oil a few at a time. Cook for 1 minute on each side. Transfer to a cooling rack and let cool for 15-20 minutes. Before glazing.

For the Glazes

  • Preheat oven to 425*. In a small bowl combine brown erythritol, cayenne, and maple syrup, mix well. Massage the maple mixture into raw bacon strips and lay on a baking sheet lined with foil. Place bacon in preheated oven and bake for about 20 minutes or until crispy. Make sure you keep an eye on it because the sugar will brown quickly. Set baking tray at an angle to let fat drip off bacon as it cools. Transfer bacon to a cutting board and chop to desired size.
  • Chocolate glaze: In a microwave safe bowl, combine Lily’s chocolate and butter. Microwave in 15 second intervals, stirring in between. Microwave until almost melted but still has some lumps. Mix chocolate until chocolate completely melts. Stir in liquid allulose. Carefully dip one side of the donut in melted chocolate and set on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper to cool.
  • Maple glaze: In a small bowl, combine confectioners swerve and Lakanto maple syrup, stir well. Carefully dip one side of each donut into maple glaze. Set on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper to cool.
  • Sprinkle candied bacon over glaze. Enjoy!


*nutrition is based on chocolate glaze*
Nutrition Facts
Keto Maple Bacon Yeast Donuts 
Serving Size
1 donut
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Sugar Alcohol
Net Carbs
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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This Keto Maple Bacon Yeast Donut is a keto-friendly dessert / snack recipe.

Aunt Ger is our head Chef behind Ketonia responsible for creating the delicious Ketonia products you know and love. Geri strives to create delicious and keto-friendly recipes as well as keto-fy your favorite comfort foods to help you reach your goals and enjoy the keto journey. 

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