Baked Apple Caramel Donuts
We created this Baked Apple Caramel Donuts recipe on behalf of Autumn Glory Apples, which are naturally sweet with flavor notes of caramel and cinnamon. This makes an even better donut, allowing us to use less sugar and bring out the caramel and cinnamon flavors even more in a tasty donut that everyone will love.
Servings Prep Time
10donuts 15minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
10donuts 15minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
  • 1cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1cup all-purpose flour
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 1/2tsp baking soda
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/8tsp ground cloves
  • 2large eggslightly beaten
  • 3/4cup milk
  • 2Tbsp unsalted buttermelted
  • 1/2cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla
  • 1 Autumn Glory applegrated
  • Caramel sauceoptional
  • powdered sugaroptional
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a donut pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium size bowl, whisk together the flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
  3. In a medium size bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, melted butter, yogurt, sugar and vanilla. Stir in the grated apple.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir just until combined. Fill a quart size resealable bag with half of the dough. Cut off the tip of one of the bottom corners of the bag and pipe the dough into the donut pan, until about 2/3 full. Repeat with remaining batter.
  5. Put pan in oven and bake for 8-10 minutes or until donuts are golden brown and a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from oven and let donuts cool in pan for 1 – 2 minutes. Then remove donuts from pan and let them cool on a wire rack.
  6. Drizzle caramel sauce over donuts and dust with powdered sugar, if desired.
Recipe Notes

Chef’s Note: Make your own caramel sauce in 5 minutes! 

Nutrition information does not include the optional ingredients of caramel sauce and powdered sugar. 

Nutrition Facts
Baked Apple Caramel Donuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 171 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 10g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 5%
Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 5%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.