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Baked Pumpkin Applesauce Donuts

Baked Mini Pumpkin Applesauce Donuts

These donuts are a healthier alternative to the traditional fried donut with a moist texture and just the right amount of sweetness.



1cup whole wheat flour

3/4 cup +2T all purpose flour

1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

¼ teaspoon salt

3 eggs, whisked

1 ½ cups 100% pure pumpkin

½ cup unsweetened applesauce

¾ cup sugar


Optional Coating

¼ cup sugar

1 tablespoon cinnamon



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly coat a mini donut tin with cooking spray.
  • Combine flours, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice and salt. Whisk well.
  • In a separate bowl, combine eggs, pumpkin, applesauce and sugar.
  • Add dry to wet ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Pour bater into a ziplock bag and snip the corner to create a piping bag to easily fill each donut mold.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • If using the cinnamon-sugar coating, combine cinnamon and sugar in a ziplock bag and shake well.
  • While warm, add donuts to the mixture and coat well.