Gluten Free Apple Walnut Baked Doughnuts
Studded with apples and walnuts, then topped with a cinnamon-sugar mixture, these homemade gluten-free doughnuts are the perfect fall treat!
gluten-free all-purpose flour
(0.25oz) package (7g) or 2 1/4 teaspoons
Red Star Quick Rise Yeast
apple pie spice
(peeled and diced into very small pieces)
In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, yeast, baking powder, salt, apple pie spice and ginger. Set aside.
In a large bowl whisk together melted butter, apple sauce and sugar. Add in eggs and mix until combined. Whisk in milk until combine.
Slowly stir in the flour mixture to the wet mixture until just combined, do not over mix.
Using a spatula fold in apples and walnuts.
Pour batter into a large piping bag or zipper plastic bag and set aside in a warm place to let rise for 20 minutes.
Preheat oven 425°F. Grease a doughnut pan with melted butter or cooking spray.
Snip corner of the piping bag and pipe batter into the doughnut pan.
Bake for 8-9 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool, slightly.
Topping: Melt butter and set aside. In a small bowl combine cinnamon, sugar and salt.
Brush doughnuts with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
Doughnuts are best eaten the same day.
Recipe by Jenna Edmiston.