Baked Apple Donuts


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  • For the Donuts:
  • 1 large Stemilt apple, diced
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cups whole milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • For the topping:
  • Diced Stemilt apples
  • 4 Tbsp melted butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • Caramel sauce

With fresh apples, these baked donuts will be the treat of fall. No frying also means they won’t go bad after just one day.

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  • Yield
    12 servings
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  • In Category
    Breakfast, Snack, Dessert

Created for Stemilt by Grace O’Neil from @thesundaypastry


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  3. In a separate medium-sized bowl whisk together milk, eggs, melted butter, vanilla and apple.
  4. Fold the wet ingredient mixture into the dry mixture until just combined. Don’t over stir.
  5. Put the dough into a pipping bag. If you don’t have a piping bag, spoon the dough evenly into the pan.
  6. Spray the donut pan with cooking spray. Pipe the dough into each donut round in the pan.
  7. Place in the oven and bake for 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from oven and allow the donuts to cool.
  8. Melt the extra 4 Tablespoons of butter and pour onto a plate.
  9. Combine sugar and cinnamon onto a separate plate.
  10. Remove the donuts from the pan.
  11. Dunk each side of the donut into the butter then the cinnamon sugar to coat the donut.
  12. Repeat with the remaining donuts until all are topped with cinnamon sugar.
  13. Drizzle the donuts with caramel and top with diced apples. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 218
  • Fat Content: 7.4g
  • Cholesterol Content: 48mg
  • Sodium Content: 111mg
  • Carbohydrate Content: 35.2g
  • Fiber Content: 1.7g
  • Sugar Content: 17.4g
  • Protein Content: 3.9g