Low-Carb Cinnamon Sour Cream Donuts-Broken in half

Low-Carb Cinnamon Sour Cream Donuts

This recipe for Low-Carb Cinnamon Sour Cream Donuts makes tender, spiced donuts to start the day on a sweet note. These sugar-free donuts are made with almond flour making them suitable for low-carb, gluten-free, grain free, keto, Atkins, and Banting diets.

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American, low-carb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 169 kcal
Author Annissa Slusher


For the batter:

For the powdered topping:


  1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ Fahrenheit. Grease two donut pans (with room for 6 donuts each) with coconut oil or other oil of choice.

  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the almond flour, granulated sweetener, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and sea salt.

    Low-Carb Cinnamon Sour Cream Donuts-Dry ingredients mixed
  3. Using a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and sour cream. Whisk in the almond milk. 

    Low-Carb Cinnamon Sour Cream Donuts-Wet Ingredients before adding butter.
  4. Stream the butter into the wet ingredients while whisking.  Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir together until combined.

    Low-Carb Cinnamon Sour Cream Donuts-Adding the butter
  5. Spread the batter into the prepared donut pans. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the top springs back when lightly touched. 

    Low-Carb Cinnamon Sour Cream Donuts-ready for the oven.
  6. Allow donuts to cool in the pan for 5 minutes before removing from the pan. Meanwhile, prepare the powdered topping  

    Low-Carb Cinnamon Sour Cream Donuts-fresh out of the oven.

For the powdered topping:

  1. In a small mixing bowl, mix together the powdered sweetener and the cinnamon. Remove donuts from the pan and arrange on a baking sheet. 

    Low-Carb Cinnamon Sour Cream Donuts-Ready for the topping.
  2. Place powdered topping in a fine mesh strainer and sprinkle the topping evenly over the donuts.

    Low-Carb Cinnamon Sour Cream Donuts-sprinkling on the topping

Recipe Notes

***Please read the write-up above for suggestions. Nutritional information was calculated using powdered erythritol.

Net Carbs (g) 3 per serving

Nutrition Facts
Low-Carb Cinnamon Sour Cream Donuts
Amount Per Serving (1 donut)
Calories 169 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 162mg 7%
Potassium 29mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 3%
Calcium 7%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.