air fryer doughnuts

A mouthwatering glazed treat

medium
serves 7
60 mins

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!

amanda cooper

Ingredient Checklist

250 g White bread flour
1 tbsp Sugar
7 g Dried yeast
1 tbsp Melted butter
1 Medium egg
100 ml Warm milk
150 g Icing sugar
Adjust serving
7

My Discovery

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!

Instructions

Step 1

Mix flour, sugar, yeast and salt into a bowl

Step 2

Whisk the egg

Step 3

Make a pool and add butter, egg and milk

Step 4

Knead for 10 or 15 minutes

I know it's a pain but the result is worth while!

Step 5

Move the fixture into a bowl and cover with a cloth

Leave for an hour or until it doubles in size

Step 6

Knead again and roll to 1cm thick and cut into doughnut shapes

I use the lid of a round tupperware container for this

Step 7

Cover and leave for 30 minutes

More waiting...

Step 8

Brush the doughnuts with butter

Step 9

Air frying time!

Air fry for 5 minutes at 440 F, turn, then air fry for a further 5 minutes

Step 10

Leave to cool for approximately 30 minutes

I know it's tempting to start decorating straight away..

Step 11

Ice and add toppings as you please

Step 12

Serve and enjoy!

Close