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Whole Wheat Apple Cinnamon Donuts

Whole Wheat Apple Cinnamon Donuts

Baked apple cinnamon cake donuts

Course baked goods
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 16 donuts


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour (294 g)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (213 g)
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar (41 g)
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • cup plain greek yogurt (86 g)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

For Glaze

  • cups confectioners sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons milk

Cinnamon Sugar Mixture

  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly spray the donut pan(s) with cooking spray.

  2. In a large bowl, add the flour, sugars, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Whisk briefly to combine.

  3. In a separate bowl, gently whisk together the eggs, applesauce, and yogurt. Add in the vanilla and stir.

  4. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry and mix until just combined. Do not over mix.

  5. Place the batter into a pastry bag (large tip) or ziploc bag with the corner clipped. Pipe into the donut pans, filling each well with approximately 1/4 cup of batter.

  6. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees, or until just golden with slightly crispy exteriors. Remove quickly from the pan to avoid soggy edges.

For Glazed donuts:

  1. Allow the donuts to cool.

  2. In a small bowl, combine confectioner's sugar and milk.

  3. Drizzle over cooled donuts. Enjoy!

For Cinnamon Sugar donuts:

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the sugar and cinnamon

  2. Place the mixture in a bag. Add warm donuts and shake to coat! Remove from bag and serve immediately or store in an airtight container.