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Five Ingredient Gluten Free Apple Spice Donuts

burntapple
Dear Pumpkin Spice, Please step aside and allow me a few moments in the spotlight. Sincerely, Apple Spice.
Today apple spice is getting it's wish with a recipe for five ingredient apple cinnamon donut holes! All you need is applesauce, self rising flour, butter, cinnamon and sugar! Let's get cooking!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 donuts

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ¼ cup self rising flour
  • cup applesauce
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup butter melted

Instructions
 

  • Preheat air fryer or oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease donut hole pan if using and set aside. (For frying, heat one inch of oil in a pan and heat to 350 degrees)
  • In a bowl, stir together the flour, applesauce and ½ tsp of cinnamon until mixed together into a sticky ball.
  • In a separate small bowl, mix together ¼ cup sugar and remaining ½ tsp cinnamon then set aside.
  • Place ½ tablespoon of dough into each insert of the donut hole pan. (For frying, roll ½ tablespoon of dough into a ball and set aside).
  • OVEN BAKE: To bake in the oven, place donut holes into the oven and bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until donuts are lightly browned and spring back when lightly pressed. Remove from oven and allow to cool for several minutes before removing from the molds.
  • AIR FRY: To air fry, place the donut hole mold into the air fryer and bake for 8-11 minutes or until donut holes are lightly browned and spring back when lightly pressed. Remove from air fryer and allow to cool for several minutes before removing from the molds.
  • FRYING: Place approximately half of the donut holes into the hot oil. Cook until one side is browned, then flip and cook the other side until lightly browned. Remove from fryer then immediately roll in cinnamon sugar. Serve.
  • Melt the butter. Roll air fried or baked donuts in the melted butter, then roll in the cinnamon and sugar. Serve.

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Notes

Ingredients:
Storage: 
Donuts are best served the day they are made. 
Keyword dairy free, donut, egg free, gluten free