Baked Apple Doughnuts

Baked Apple Doughnuts

Baked Apple Doughnuts


  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup (125 ml) buttermilk
  • ½ cup (125 ml) applesauce
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) oil (canola or sunflower)
  • 2 cups (500 ml) all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) baking powder
  • ½ cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp (1ml) nutmeg
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) salt


  • ½ cup (125 ml) butter, melted
  • ½ cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) cinnamon


Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
In a large mixing bowl beat the eggs, buttermilk, applesauce, vanilla extract, and oil until well combined.
In a separate bowl; mix the flour, baking powder, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
Add the dry ingredients to the buttermilk mixture. Divide the batter evenly in a greased doughnut pan.
Bake in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until firm to the touch.
Transfer to a wire rack and let cool.
Melt the butter in a small bowl. In a separate bowl, mix the sugar and cinnamon together.
Dip a cooled doughnut in the melted butter, remove and dip in the sugar mixture to coat.

Serve and enjoy!
Makes 6 doughnuts or 12 mini doughnuts. 

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Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
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