Rosé Donuts with Elderberry Icing

Homemade Rosé Donuts with Black Elderberry Icing

Fresh, homemade donuts are easier than you think! This recipe uses rosé wine to make delicate and delicious donuts worth sharing (or not, we won't tell). The donuts are then dipped in black elderberry icing for a unique, flavorful treat with added immune support* from Sambucol Black Elderberry Syrup.



  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • ⅓ cup of maple syrup 
  • ⅓ cup of yogurt room temperature 
  • ¼ cup of rosé wine
  • ¼  cup of melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla 
  • 1 ¼ cup of gluten-free baking flour ( I used one with almond meal) 
  • ¼ teaspoon of baking powder 


  • ¼ cup of Sambucol Black Elderberry Syrup
  • 2 cups of powdered sugar 
  • 2 tablespoons of rosé wine
  • 2 tablespoons of milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Oil a donut tray.
  3. Mix together all of the wet ingredients.
  4. Mix the dry ingredients together in a separate bowl, and then slowly add to the wet ingredients. Mix well.
  5. Add the mixture to the donut pan.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until slightly golden on the top.
  7. Remove from oven. Let cool for 5 minutes and then remove from donut pan. 
  1. Whisk together the powdered sugar, Sambucol Black Elderberry Syrup, rosé wine, and milk until well mixed. Add more powdered sugar if you’d like the icing a bit thicker. 
  2. Roll one donut into the icing at a time

rose donuts with elderberry icing

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


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