Baked Applesauce Chocolate Chip Donuts
Cuisine: American
Author: Cookie Madness
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 12 mins
Total time: 27 mins
Chocolate Chip Applesauce Baked Donuts made in a baked donut pan.
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour (160 grams)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar (140 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (or cardamom)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup miniature chocolate chips
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Spray one or two 6 count regular donut pans with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the flour with the sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
  3. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add applesauce, vanilla, egg, oil and melted butter.
  4. With a mixing spoon or heavy duty scraper, mix everything together just until blended. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. Spoon a generous two tablespoons of batter into each donut ring (batter should not quite reach the top).
  6. Bake donuts for 12-14 minutes or until donuts spring back when touched.
  7. Flip from the pan while still warm.
  8. Let cool completely and sift powdered sugar over the donuts.
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