• Cooking Time: 12
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 10


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons lowfat buttermilk
  • 4 Tablespoons unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon melted coconut oil (or butter)
  • for glaze:
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 teaspoons lowfat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees and spray donut pan with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix flour, sugars, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, add applesauce, lowfat buttermilk, egg, vanilla and melted butter. Whisk or stir to combine. Slowly add to the dry ingredients. Stir until just combined. Do not overmix.
  • Using a piping bag or a ziplock bag with the corner cut off, pipe the batter carefully into prepared donut pan making sure each cavity is only ⅔ full. Bake for 10-12 minutes (donuts should be fluffy and should spring back when touched mine took 12 minutes).
  • Allow to cool slightly before removing from pan, about 5 minutes.
  • Top with vanilla glaze (recipe + instructions below).


Categories: Doughnut 

Author Credit: Sally's Baking Addiction

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