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Homemade Air-fryer Donuts

9 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 1HR 30MINS

Homemade Air-fryer Donuts

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2 ratings
These babies may not be as delightfully greasy as their fried sisters-in-law, but they’re every bit as enjoyable. Light, soft, and topped with chocolate, sugar glaze, or cinnamon- don’t knock ‘em till you’ve tried ‘em.
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Hi! I'm Nevine, a self-proclaimed foodie and Wellness Coach. I’m a firm believer in the power of food to heal and nourish, but that eating healthy doesn't have to be complicated or restrictive. Enjoy!
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These babies may not be as delightfully greasy as their fried sisters-in-law, but they’re every bit as enjoyable. Light, soft, and topped with chocolate, sugar glaze, or cinnamon- don’t knock ‘em till you’ve tried ‘em.
1HR 30MINS
Total Time
$1.79
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
us / metric
All-Purpose Flour
2 cups
Active Dry Yeast
2 tsp
Active Dry Yeast
Milk
1/2 cup
Warm Milk
Salt
as needed
Egg
1
Large Egg, beaten
Butter
8 tsp
Butter
or Coconut Oil or Sunflower Oil
Oil
as needed
Oil
for brushing or spraying
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
755
Fat
21.1 g
Protein
19.5 g
Carbs
119.0 g
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https://healthyish.me/
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step 1
Proof Active Dry Yeast (2 tsp) in Milk (1/2 cup). Add Granulated Sugar (3 Tbsp) and wait till it’s all bubbly.
step 2
Add All-Purpose Flour (2 cups), Vanilla Extract (1 tsp), Egg (1), and Salt (as needed). Mix for one minute. Add Butter (8 tsp) slowly while mixing.
step 3
Knead until donut dough is smooth, elastic, and shiny. Cover it in an oiled bowl and let it rise for an hour in a warm place.
step 3 Knead until donut dough is smooth, elastic, and shiny. Cover it in an oiled bowl and let it rise for an hour in a warm place.
step 4
Roll out dough to around ½ inch / 1.2 cm thick with a rolling pin. Cut out donut shapes with a tool or a cup and a smaller cup. Keep the donut “holes”.
step 4 Roll out dough to around ½ inch / 1.2 cm thick with a rolling pin. Cut out donut shapes with a tool or a cup and a smaller cup. Keep the donut “holes”.
step 5
Cover donuts with a towel and let them rise for around 15 minutes.
step 5 Cover donuts with a towel and let them rise for around 15 minutes.
step 6
Heat up your air fryer to 355 degrees F (180 degrees C). Wait a minute, spray with Oil (as needed), then lay donuts gently at the bottom of the basket. Spray donuts with a light mist of oil, too (but that’s optional).
step 6 Heat up your air fryer to 355 degrees F (180 degrees C). Wait a minute, spray with Oil (as needed), then lay donuts gently at the bottom of the basket. Spray donuts with a light mist of oil, too (but that’s optional).
step 7
Air fry for around 3-6 minutes until a light golden brown.
step 8
Decorate as desired, then serve!
step 8 Decorate as desired, then serve!
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American
Air Fryer
Budget-Friendly
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Easter
Vegetarian
Dessert
Mother's Day
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