Air Fryer Cinnamon Donuts

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5 from 7 votes
Air Fryer Donuts are a quick and easy Sunday morning treat that are a delicious way to start your day or when you need an anytime snack.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
A plate full of air fryer donuts

Air Fryer Donuts are a quick and easy Sunday morning treat that are a delicious way to start your day or when you need an anytime snack.

A plate full of air fryer donuts

These air fryer donuts are light and cloudlike with fluffiness. A fantastic way to use your air fryer to make a great goodie with less grease, mess and calories.

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Why Air Fryer Donuts Work

My air fryer donuts will have your family jumping out of bed when the smell of these beauties start wafting through the house. The Cinnamon and sugar make them so sweet and tempting.

How to Make Air Fryer Biscuit Donuts – Step by Step

Step by step instructions for making air fryer donuts
  • Cook Biscuits: First, place 4 biscuits in your air fryer and then cook for a total of 10 minutes at 350 degrees, flipping half way.
  • Cool: Once done cooking, remove and then allow to slightly cool as they will be hot.
  • Prepare Mixture: Next, place your butter in a bowl. In a separate bowl, mix together your cinnamon and sugar.
  • Dip: Afterwards, dip both sides of your donut in the butter, then immediately dip both sides in your cinnamon sugar mixture. Repeat.
Step by step instructions for making air fryer donuts

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Tips for Making your Air Fryer Donut Recipe

These donuts are really so simple but there are always a few tips and tricks to make them even better. For Example:

  • Always preheat your air fryer. It will keep them fluffy.
  • Definitely lightly grease your basket. to get that golden brown color and to keep them from sticking.
  • Donut cutter on the biscuits. You get that cute shape plus get those incredible little donut holes.
  • Small batches are great because you get the space the air fryer needs to create its magic.

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A plate of air fryer cinnamon donuts

What else can you use to Make Air Fryer Biscuit Donuts

Indeed the possibilities are endless with these donuts. Such as:

  • Make vanilla or chocolate glaze for these air fryer donuts.
  • Use some colored sprinkles to make them festive
  • Drizzle with some colorful icing or melted colored chocolate.
  • Make a peanut butter glaze and use some chopped nuts on top

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Expert Tips for Making the Best Donuts in Air Fryer

  • Recipe Can be Doubled: Just remember to do in small batches depending on the size of your air fryer.
  • Low Fat: Low Fat Biscuits can make them even more healthy.
  • Flavored: Feel free to use the new sweet biscuits that are available, blueberry or chocolate chips.

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Air Fryer Cinnamon Donuts

5 from 7 votes
Air Fryer Donuts are a quick and easy Sunday morning treat that are a delicious way to start your day or when you need an anytime snack.
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Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 8 biscuits store bought or homemade
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar granulated
  • 2 TBSP cinnamon powdered

Instructions

  • Place 4 biscuits in your air fryer (more or less, depending on the size of your air fryer). Cook for a total of 10 minutes at 350 degrees, flipping half way at the 5 minute mark.
  • Once done cooking, remove. Allow to slightly cool as they will be hot.
  • Place your butter in a bowl. In a separate bowl, mix together your cinnamon and sugar.
  • Dip both sides of your donut in the butter, then immediately dip both sides in your cinnamon sugar mixture. Set aside.
  • Repeat steps 1 – 4 until all of your biscuits are cooked, and dipped in cinnamon sugar.

Expert Tips

  • Recipe Can be Doubled: Just remember to do in small batches depending on the size of your air fryer.
  • Low Fat: Low Fat Biscuits can make them even more healthy.
  • Flavored: Feel free to use the new sweet biscuits that are available, blueberry or chocolate chips.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 19mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 186IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg

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