Ingredients

Donuts

  • 1 cup milk, warmed
  • 1 teaspoon dry active yeast
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup blueberries

 

Glaze

  • ½ cup blueberries, pureed
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

 

Directions

  1. Place the warmed milk and yeast in the bowl of a stand mixer.
  2. Let rest 5 minutes.
  3. Mix in butter, applesauce, sugars, eggs, and vanilla extract until well blended.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together baking powder, baking soda, salt, and flour..
  5. Add dry mixture to wet mixture and blend until a dough forms. Fold in blueberries and let rest while oven preheats.
  6. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  7. Place dough in a greased donut pan. It should make 12 donuts.
  8. Bake for 8–10 minutes, or until donuts are formed and cooked through (a toothpick should come out clean).
  9. Cool for 2 minutes in the pan, then transfer to a cooling rack.
  10. While cooling, mix together the glaze in a shallow dish.
  11. Once fully cooled, dip the top half of the donuts in the glaze.
  12. Let glaze harden before serving. If you want them sweeter with more glaze, dip them multiple times, allowing them to set up slightly in between each dip.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 230 (50 from fat)
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrate 43g (3g dietary fiber, 23g sugar)
Protein 5g

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