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Gluten Free Apple Walnut Baked Donuts

Apple Walnut Donuts www.petitfoodie.comThe perfect treat for Fall. These Gluten Free Apple Walnut Baked Donuts are a weekend must! Full of diced apple, cinnamon, sugar and walnuts! One won’t be enough!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
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Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Gluten Free All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Red Star Yeast Quick Rise Yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger ground
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 apple peeled and diced into very small pieces
  • 1/2 cup walnuts chopped

CINNAMON SUGAR TOPPING

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven 425*. Grease a donut pan with melted butter or cooking spray.
  • In a medium mixing bowl combine flour, yeast, baking powder, salt, apple pie spice and ginger. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk together melted butter, apple sauce and sugar.
  • Once combine add in eggs and mix until combine.
  • Whisk in milk until combine.
  • Slowly stir in the flour mixture to the wet mixture until just combine, do not over mix.
  • Using a spatula fold in apples and walnuts.
  • Pour batter into a large piping bag or zip-lock bag and set on top of warm stove for 15-20 minutes to rise slightly.
  • Snip corner of the piping bag and pipe batter into the donut pan.
  • Place in oven and bake for 8-9 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool slightly.
  • Melt topping butter and set aside.
  • In a small bowl combine topping cinnamon, sugar and pinch of salt.
  • Brush donuts with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Best eaten same day made.