Baked Cinnamon Doughnuts
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INGREDIENTS
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and spray donut pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugars, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
  3. 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.
  4. 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).
  5. Allow to cool slightly before removing from pan, about 5 minutes.
  6. Top with vanilla glaze (recipe + instructions below).