Sweet Recipes

CRUSH IT! Café: Fruity Cereal Donuts

CRUSH IT! Café: Fruity Cereal Donuts

One of our 6 new flavors of Core PRO is fruity cereal. This flavor is so unique, smooth and tastes just like your favorite cereal and milk. It bakes up perfectly in these donuts and the frosting plus cereal garnish is just so pretty. One donut is 12g protein and just 3.5g fat. Breakfast, post workout or dessert, they are perfect for any time you need a sweet treat.


  • ½ T. (7g) coconut oil
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 T. (12g) no calorie sweetener
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 scoop (32g) Core Nutritionals PRO Fruity Cereal
  • ¼ cup (26.5g) Kodiak Cakes buttermilk flapjack mix
  • ¼ cup (23g) paleo flour
  • 1 T. unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup (9g) fruity pebbles cereal


  • 100g nonfat vanilla geek yogurt
  • 25g Core Nutritionals PRO vanilla cupcake
  • ¼ cup (9g) fruity pebbles cereal


Preheat oven to 325°F. In a small microwave safe bowl, melt coconut oil. Add applesauce and whisk to incorporate. Add whole egg, vanilla extract and sweetener. Whisk in dry ingredients: baking soda, salt, protein powder, flapjack mix, paleo flour and 1 T. almond milk. Stir gently for 10 seconds. Fold in fruity pebbles cereal.

Lightly spray a donut pan with nonstick cooking spray. Evenly distribute 50g batter into each tin. Bake for 8 minutes (they will continue to set up as they cool). Carefully using a knife to loosen the edges and place on a cooling rack.

While donuts are baking, prepare frosting. In a small bowl, combine greek yogurt and protein powder. (You can use PRO fruity cereal protein powder or another flavor if desired). Refrigerate until you are ready to frost them. Once donuts are cooled, top with 20g frosting on each donut. Top with 1.5g fruity pebbles cereal on each donut as a garnish. Store remaining donuts in the refrigerator.


  • Serving size: 1 donut - 124 calories, 11.8g Protein, 11.5g Carbohydrates, 3.5g Fat
  • Recipe makes 6 donuts

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