Pumpkin Donuts


  • 1 ¾ cups whole white wheat flour
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ c. applesauce
  • 3 Tbsp. water
  • 1 ½ c. sugar
  • 2 c. canned pumpkin

Sugar Mixture:

  • 1 ½ c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a donut pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Mix flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt, and spices together in a medium bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine applesauce, water, sugar, and pumpkin. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until smooth.
  4. Add ¼ cup batter to each donut well. Place in preheated oven and bake at 350 for 18 minutes.
  5. When done baking, remove donuts from pan and coat with sugar mixture while they’re still warm.
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