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Banana & spinach doughnuts

Banana & spinach doughnuts


These baked doughnuts make a great talking point – the spinach is surprisingly good!

  • Feeds 6 Feeds 6
  • Ready in 25 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    877kj 209kcal
  • Fat
    Med 14%
  • Saturates
    Med 7%
  • Sugar
    Med 15%
  • Salt
    Low 4%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 26g


  • 110g Co-op self raising flour
  • 50g Co-op British spinach
  • 1 Co-op Fairtrade banana, chopped
  • 50ml Co-op semi-skimmed milk
  • 50ml Co-op vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp Co-op clear honey
  • 1 large Co-op British free range egg

FOR THE ICING - Juice of ½ lemon - 2 tbsp Fairtrade icing sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/Gas 4
  2. Put the flour in a large bowl and make a well in the centre
  3. Whizz the spinach, banana, milk and vegetable oil together in a food processor
  4. Add the honey and egg, then blend briefly again
  5. Pour the mixture into the well in the flour, mix together, then spoon into a piping bag
  6. Pipe into a 6-hole doughnut tin
  7. Bake for 10-15 mins, until risen and cooked through
  8. Leave the doughnuts to cool in the tin for 5 mins, then turn out and leave to cool completely
  9. Once cool, make the icing by adding the lemon juice to the icing sugar, little by little, until you have a thick but pourable icing
  10. Drizzle over the doughnuts to serve