Embark on a delightful journey of flavor with these Weight War’s (W-W) Lemon Donuts—a guilt-free indulgence that brings together the zesty brightness of lemons and the satisfaction of a sweet treat. Meticulously crafted to align with W-W principles, these lemon-infused donuts offer a burst of citrusy goodness without compromising on your wellness goals.

The adventure begins with a harmonious blend of ingredients, where the zingy combination of lemon juice and zest meets the lightness of unsweetened applesauce and the richness of Greek yogurt. Whole wheat flour and erythritol create the base, ensuring a wholesome and point-friendly foundation for these delectable treats.

As the donuts rise in the oven, their aroma fills the kitchen with a promise of sweet indulgence. The result is a batch of fluffy and moist donuts, each bearing the unmistakable essence of lemon. The lightness of the batter is complemented by a simple yet tangy glaze, enhancing the overall citrus experience.

With each bite, savor the marriage of textures and flavors—a soft crumb paired with the zesty kick of lemon. The glaze, made with powdered erythritol and a touch of lemon juice, adds a sweet and tangy finish that tantalizes the taste buds. Optionally adorned with a sprinkle of lemon zest, these donuts are as visually appealing as they are delicious.

Whether enjoyed with a cup of tea as an afternoon pick-me-up or shared with friends during a leisurely brunch, these W-W Lemon Donuts showcase the joy of mindful and delicious choices within the framework of your wellness journey. Revel in the guilt-free pleasure of savoring a sweet moment that aligns with your commitment to balanced and satisfying nutrition.

W-W Lemon Donuts


For the Donuts:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated erythritol (or your preferred low-calorie sweetener)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup powdered erythritol (or your preferred low-calorie powdered sweetener)
  • 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Lemon zest for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a donut pan.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, erythritol, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together applesauce, Greek yogurt, lemon juice, lemon zest, egg, and vanilla extract.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  5. Spoon the batter into the donut pan, filling each cavity about two-thirds full.
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a donut comes out clean.
  7. Allow the donuts to cool in the pan for a few minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. For the glaze, whisk together powdered erythritol and lemon juice until smooth. Adjust the consistency with more lemon juice if needed.
  9. Dip the cooled donuts into the glaze, allowing any excess to drip off.
  10. Optional: Garnish with lemon zest.

Nutritional Information (Per Donut – Makes approximately 12 donuts):

  • Calories: ~80 kcal
  • Total Fat: ~0.5g
  • Saturated Fat: ~0g
  • Cholesterol: ~15mg
  • Sodium: ~80mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: ~18g
  • Dietary Fiber: ~1g
  • Sugars: ~1g
  • Protein: ~2g

Note: Nutritional values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and brands used.

These W-W Lemon Donuts offer a guilt-free treat with a burst of citrusy goodness. With a light and fluffy texture and a tangy glaze, they prove that enjoying dessert can be both delicious and mindful on your Weight War’s journey.

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