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Apple Pie Baked Donuts

Apple pie is amazing and so are homemade donuts. Together they are perfection! Everyone loves apple pie filled donuts with a cinnamon glaze.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple pie filling, donuts, doughnuts
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
rise time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 8 minutes
Servings 12 donuts
Calories 360kcal
Author Ashlee Marie

Ingredients

Baked Raised Donuts

  • 1 C whole milk warmed
  • 1 Tbsp yeast
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/4 C butter
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • 1 lrg egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 C all-purpose flour

Apple Pie Filling

  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/3 C granulated sugar
  • 5 Medium apples
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp water

Cinnamon Glaze

  • 1 1/2 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

Dough

  • Proof the yeast in the milk with the 1 tsp sugar
  • Beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  • Add the egg and mix.
  • Add the milk/yeast, the salt and vanilla and mix.
  • Switch to a dough hook and add 2 cups of the flour and mix, then add 1/4 C of flour at a time until the dough gathers around the hook and cleans the side of the bowl. don't add too much flour
  • Turn out and knead, place in an oiled bowl and let rise 1 hour

Filling

  • Peel, core and slice apples, cut into small pieces
  • Melt butter, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar over medium heat
  • Stir in apples, 3 Tbsp water and lemon juice
  • Cover and cook stirring occasionally 4-6 min until slightly soft
  • In a small bowl combine cornstarch and water, add to pan stirring
  • Cook apples until soft and filling is thickened
  • Let bubble 1 min

Donut Assembly

  • Roll out about 1/4 inch thick and cut into 3 inch rounds
  • Get half of the circles damp with some water around the edges
  • Fill HALF of the circles with about 1 Tbsp of apple filling
  • Top with the other half and press into place, re-cut to SEAL the edges
  • Place on baking sheet and let rise 20 mins, about doubled in size
  • Preheat the oven to 400
  • Bake donuts for 5-8 mins
  • Let cool till just warm enough to touch

Cinnamon Glaze

  • mix the glaze ingredients until smooth
  • Dip warm donuts in glaze and let cool slightly

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Nutrition

Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 158mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1.6mg