doughnuts

GBBO inspired vegan doughnuts are autumn's naughtiest treat

Bake Off fans will love these tasty doughnuts

Sophie Hamilton

The Great British Bake Off has returned to our TV screens and we've already gone baking crazy!

If you fancy yourself a bit of an amateur baker and fancy trying a new recipe, we've got a simple-yet-delicious treat for you to try out – vegan baked apple doughnuts.

Recipe box company Gousto has shared their dairy-free recipe with us and they say all you need is a doughnut pan and a big bowl to get started. Plus, there's no need for deep-frying as these apple and cinnamon doughnuts are baked.

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Vegan Baked Apple Doughnuts recipe

Serves 8

Cooking Time: Under 1 hour

INGREDIENTS

Ingredients for vegan baked apple doughnuts

  • 2 large apples
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • Vegetable oil to grease pan
  • 120g self-raising flour
  • 110g caster sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg (optional)
  • 65ml almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

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INSTRUCTIONS

Instructions for vegan baked apple doughnuts

Step 1

Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4/175C/155C fan. Peel and roughly chop apples into small pieces and place on a lined baking tray. Bake for 20 minutes until soft. Mix chia seeds with 2 tbsp water. Set to one side. Once the apples are cooked, tip onto a chopping board, cool for a minute, then roughly chop until most of the apples are about 3-5mm.

Step 2

Grease doughnut pan with a little oil. Mix together dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add baked apples to dry ingredients, along with chia seeds, almond milk and vanilla extract. Mix together with a wooden spoon until smooth.

Step 3

Using a spoon or a piping bag, pour the mixture into the tin rings. Make sure they’re only ¾ full - this gives them room to rise. Tap the tin a couple of times on the counter, releasing any trapped air bubbles. Bake in the middle of the oven for 13-15 minutes, until risen. Remove, and allow to cool in the tin for 15 minutes, pulling away from the tin edges as they cool.

Step 4

Mix the remaining caster sugar and cinnamon on a plate. Remove the doughnuts from the pan and coat in the cinnamon sugar. Top tip If the doughnuts are sticking in the middle, use a toothpick to loosen from the tin. They should then lift out easily. Serve fresh.

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Visit gousto.co.uk for more doughnut recipes 

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