One of my favourite treats to make in my Air Fryer are Doughnuts. I love eating them almost as much as I love decorating them!
My kids love doughnuts.. and to be honest so do I! It's not just the taste, it's the fun we have decorating too. They're not for everyday but as a treat they are unbeatable.
Store bought doughnuts are great but often pricey, so i've been searching for a way to make them at home. Unfortunately the deep fat fryer is usually the best place for this which coats them in oil, and is a bit of a faff.
When I discovered that people were making doughnuts in their air fryers I had to give it a try. Taking inspiration from an online recipe, I've tweaked and adjusted to make delicious air fryer doughnuts, with much less oil!
Mix flour, sugar, yeast and salt into a bowl
Whisk the egg
Make a pool and add butter, egg and milk
Knead for 10 or 15 minutes
I know it's a pain but the result is worth while!
Move the fixture into a bowl and cover with a cloth
Leave for an hour or until it doubles in size
Knead again and roll to 1cm thick and cut into doughnut shapes
I use the lid of a round tupperware container for this
Cover and leave for 30 minutes
Brush the doughnuts with butter
Air frying time!
Air fry for 5 minutes at 440 F, turn, then air fry for a further 5 minutes
Leave to cool for approximately 30 minutes
I know it's tempting to start decorating straight away..