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Air Fryer Doughnuts


One thing I really miss is our weekly trip to a local bakery on Sunday mornings before going to church. They have some amazing doughnuts that just hit the spot perfectly which pairs so nicely with a cup of coffee. It's been awhile since I've made homemade doughnuts... and to be honest, I don't want to go through the time and trouble of preparing a yeast dough. So what can I do to satisfy my doughnut craving? Biscuits.

Yep, a simple old can of biscuits is the answer here. It may not compare at all with the fluffy doughnuts offered at our local bakery but given the circumstances, it will do. Did I mention this is a 2 INGREDIENT recipe where you'll have a hot doughnut in 4-5 minutes?! Part of the fun with this is deciding whether to toss the doughnuts in cinnamon sugar or dip the doughnuts in a simple sugar glaze. Either way, doughnut cravings will be satisfied!

Air Fryer Doughnuts
Makes 6-8
Prep Time: 1 min
Cook Time: 5 min


Ingredients
1 tube refrigerated flaky biscuits
Olive oil 

Instructions
1. Open biscuits and lay on cutting board
2. Cut centers out of each biscuit with a round cookie cutter
3. Spread olive oil on bottom of air fryer basket using a pastry brush
4. Lay 3-4 biscuits in basket
5. Cook at 350 degrees for 4-5 minutes, flip halfway through (after 2-3 minutes)
6. Let cool slightly and coat with topping of your choice including:
- Cinnamon & Sugar Coating - Powdered Sugar Glaze

Enjoy immediately or store in airtight container for 1-2 days



Cinnamon and Sugar Coating ½ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter, melted
Melt butter in small dish in microwave
In a small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon
Using a pastry brush, cover top and sides of doughnuts with melted butter
Immediately spoon cinnamon and sugar mixture over doughnuts


Powdered Sugar Glaze
1 cup powdered sugar
2-3 teaspoons milk or heavy cream 
Sprinkles, optional

Add powdered sugar to small bowl
Gradually add milk or cream and whisk until desired consistency
Dip top of doughnut into glaze
Turn over and shake gently to evenly spread glaze


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