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Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Fall, Football and Family… Three great reasons to pull out the Air Fryer!  Try these Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts. They have a crisp outer coating yet they are so soft and fluffy inside.  Our recipe calls for a healthy coating of a cinnamon and sugar coating to sweeten them up.

Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts{From Scratch}

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What you need to Make Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

How Do You Make Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts 

  1. Mix together 1/2 cup white sugar and butter together in a medium bowl until it becomes crumbly. Add the 2 Lg egg yolks and stir until combined.
  2. Add flour, baking powder and salt into a separate bowl. Add 1/3 of the flour mixture, 1/4 cup of brown sugar and 1/2 the sour cream into the sugar-egg mix and stir until these are combined together. Mix in the remaining flour and sour cream; then refrigerate dough until ready for use.
  3. Mix 1 tsp pumpkin spice, 2 1/2 tsp white sugar, and 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon together in a bowl.
  4. Preheat the air fryer to 350°.
  5. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface to about 3/4″ thick. Using a 3- inch and a 1- inch cookie cutter, cut 6 large circles in the dough and then cut holes in the middle of each to form the doughnut shapes. Or, if you have a donut cutter, you will be able to cut the donut and hole at the same time.
  6. Brush 1/2 of the melted butter over each side of the doughnuts.
  7. Place 1/2 of the doughnuts into the air fryer basket and cook for 8 minutes. Remove the doughnuts from the fryer and brush cooked donuts with remaining melted butter and immediately dip into the cinnamon/pumpkin spice/sugar mix. Repeat these steps with the remaining doughnuts.
  8. You may need to adjust cooking times according to your particular air fryer.
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Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts
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How to store these Donuts?

Storing Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts is very simple. If you put them in an airtight container at room air they should be good for 3 to 4 days.  If you refrigerate the container.  They should be good for 4 to 5 days.

Can the these Donuts be frozen?

Yes, Make sure to Wrap the bread in plastic wrap then put into a plastic zip lock bag before putting in the freezer

What other ways can Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts be made?

You can make the donuts in the oven as well.  Follow all the recipe mixing and cutting  instructions then place the donut and donut hole on a parchment covered pan and bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 minutes or until they have risen and are at a pretty golden brown.

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Can Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts {From Scratch} be Gluten Free?

Yes, switch the All Purpose Flour for this.

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Air Fryer Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes

A crisp outer coating yet they are so soft and fluffy inside.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup sugar (seperated)
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 4½ tbsp butter (separated, room temperature)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2¼ cups all purpose flour
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ cup sour cream

Instructions

  1. Mix together 1/2 cup white sugar and 2 1/2 tbsp room temperature butter together in a medium bowl until it becomes crumbly. Add the 2 Lg egg yolks and stir until combined
  2. Add flour, baking powder and salt into a separate bowl. Add 1/3 of the flour mixture, 1/4 cup of brown sugar and 1/2 the sour cream into the sugar-egg mix and stir until these are combined together. Mix in the remaining flour and sour cream; then refrigerate dough until ready for use
  3. Mix 1 tsp pumpkin spice, 2 1/2 tsp white sugar, and 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon together in a bowl
  4. Preheat air fryer to 350°
  5. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface to about 3/4" thick. Using a 3- inch and a 1- inch cookie cutter, cut 6 large circles in the dough and then cut holes in the middle of each to form the doughnut shapes. Or, if you have a donut cutter, you will be able to cut the donut and hole at the same time
  6. Brush 2 tbsp of the melted butter over each side of the doughnuts
  7. Place 1/2 of the doughnuts into the air fryer basket and cook for 8 minutes. Remove the doughnuts from the fryer and brush cooked donuts with remaining melted butter and immediately dip into the cinnamon/pumpkin spice/sugar mix. Repeat these steps with the remaining doughnuts

Notes

You may need to adjust cooking times according to your particular air fryer

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