Air Fryer Krispy Kreme Donuts

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This Krispy Kreme donut recipe is the perfect quick and easy dupe for those light, fluffy, melt in your mouth donuts that you love.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Stack of 4 air fryer krispy Kreme donuts

This Krispy Kreme donut recipe is the perfect quick and easy dupe for those light, fluffy, melt in your mouth donuts that you love.

Stack of 4 air fryer krispy Kreme donuts

The Krispy Kreme donut recipe is a copycat for those famous donuts. The plus is that you can eat them hot and fresh from the fryer without having to get out of your pajamas on a slow morning.

Who invented this delight? Find out here.

  • 10 Minute Treat: These are so easy and quick and can be made in minutes.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry and require little effort.
  • Family Friendly: The family will come running for these donuts.
  • Adaptable: Can make a lower calorie version.

What You Need to this Krispy Kreme Donut Recipe in the Air Fryer

Ingredients

  • homemade biscuits orcan store bought
  • melted butter
  • powdered sugar
  • vanilla
  • evaporated milk
Air Fryer with biscuits, sugar cream and butter all on white plates and bowls

Equipment

How to Make Krispy Kreme Glazed Donuts – Step by Step

glaze mix in a white bowl and a wodden cutting board with donuts cut out
  • Cut: First, punch hole from center of biscuit.
  • Fryer: Second, spray air fryer basket with oil and place four donuts leaving space to expand and then spray donuts with oil.
  • Cook: Third, cook on 390 for 5 minutes.
  • Glaze: Meanwhile, mix powdered sugar, vanilla, melted butter and evaporated milk.
  • Cool: Next, place donuts on cooling rack over a baking sheet.
  • Pour:   Finally, pour glaze over donuts. Reuse captured glaze from baking sheet and re-glaze donuts 6-8 times.
finished donuts in the air fruer, tray of donuts before and after glazing.

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Common Questions About Krispy Kreme Donut Recipe

HOW DO I STORE THESE DONUTS?

The krispy kreme donut recipe is one of those things that should be eaten right way and I do not recommend storing.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT FLAVORED BISCUIT DOUGH?

Absolutely, you can use different flavors to switch up the original.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, you can make as many as you need as long as you have the ingredients on hand.

CAN THESE DONUTS BE FROZEN?

No, I do not recommend. These are quick and easy and there is really no reason to freeze.

Stack of 4 air fryer krispy Kreme donuts

Expert Tips for Making Krispy Kreme Glazed Donuts

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: A great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Preheat: It is important to preheat your air fryer before cooking.
  • Flip: For even cooking, flp your donut half way through cooking.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to use a low fat biscuit dough, a 2% Evaporated Milk and a sugar alternative powder sugar to make a lighter version of this recipe.
  • Warm: The glaze will be smooth and pour better if you warm the evaporated milk in the microwave safe bowl in the microwave before mixing and pouring it.

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Stack of 4 air fryer krispy Kreme donuts

Krispy Kreme Donut Recipe

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This Krispy Kreme donut recipe is the perfect quick and easy dupe for those light, fluffy, melt in your mouth donuts that you love.
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Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 8 homemade biscuits or 1 can store bought
  • 6 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 cup of evaporated milk

Instructions

  • Using a baking hole punch, punch hole from center of biscuit.
  • Spray air fryer basket with oil and place four donuts leaving space to expand. Spray donuts with oil.
  • Cook on 390 for 5 minutes.
  • Mix powdered sugar, vanilla, melted butter and evaporated milk until completely combined.
  • Place donuts on cooking resting rack over a baking sheet.
  • Pour glaze over donuts. Reuse captured glaze from baking sheet and re-glaze donuts 6-8 times.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: A great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Preheat: It is important to preheat your air fryer before cooking.
  • Flip: For even cooking, flp your donut half way through cooking.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to use a low fat biscuit dough, a 2% Evaporated Milk and a sugar alternative powder sugar to make a lighter version of this recipe.
  • Warm: The glaze will be smooth and pour better if you warm the evaporated milk in the microwave safe bowl in the microwave before mixing and pouring it.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 355mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 1mg

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