Apple and Brown Butter Donuts

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Apple and donuts: What a great combination!



Ingredients For Donuts:

– 1/2 cup pumpkin puree (or baked sweet potato)

– 3/4 cup whole wheat flour*

– 1 tsp vanilla extract

– 1 tsp liquid sweetener

– 1 tsp baking powder

– 1tbsp olive oil

– optional 1 tsp apple cider vinegar (optional but highly recommended)


Ingredients For Apple filling:

– 1 Apple, diced

– water

– cinnamon


Ingredients For Topping:

– browned butter

– coconut sugar

– cinnamon


* tip: for a gf version, replace flour with a combo of 3/4 cup gf oat flour and 1-2 tbsp coconut flour




1) In a small saucepan, add some butter and heat until butter liquified. Stir and continue Heating until butter starts to turn brown and has a nutty aroma. Transfer to a small bowl and let sit overnight until butter becomes smooth and creamy. In the morning, add some coconut sugar and cinnamon. Set aside.


2) In a large bowl Combine ingredients to make apple filling. Add enough water so that the Apple is covered. Microwave on high ~5 minutes or until Apple is soft. Set aside to let cool.


3) In another bowl, Combine all ingredients to make donuts. Mix well until a dough forms. Use your hands to fully incorporate all of the ingredients until a dough forms. Separate dough into 3 equal portions. Place a spoonful of te Apple filling in the center of each portion of dough. Wrap the dough around the Apple filling and then poke a hole in the side of each “donut”. Microwave 3 minutes until fully cooked. Set aside to let cool. Top with brown butter and enjoy.


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