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Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

These three-ingredient Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts (with a two-ingredient glaze) are quick and easy thanks to the use of cake mix. If you’re looking for a new fall favorite, this is the perfect option. 

Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

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Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

Make homemade pumpkin donuts in the air fryer with this easy recipe. 

These three-ingredient Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts (with a two-ingredient glaze) are quick and easy thanks to the use of cake mix.

If you’re looking for a new fall favorite, this is the perfect option. 

I’m so excited to share this recipe with you today! In the spirit of trying new things and because pumpkin is my favorite flavor for fall, I decided to give them a try.

And guess what? These cake mix pumpkin donuts are amazing!

You will not believe how easy they are to make either. The recipe is quick and simple to follow with step-by-step instructions.

Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

Perfect for breakfast on the go or as a snack after dinner!

They are so delicious and they make such an amazing breakfast treat before school! 

Moist on the inside with that classic pumpkin spice flavor we love so much! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

Makes 12 donuts

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Donut Ingredients

  • White cake mix
  • Pumpkin pie spice
  • Pumpkin puree

Donut Glaze Ingredients

  • Cream cheese frosting
  • Pumpkin pie spice
  • For exact amounts, please see the recipe card below.

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Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin pie spice is an aromatic spice mix used in pumpkin pie. It includes ground cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.

Pumpkin Puree

The puree is the ground pulp of cooked pumpkin. Pumpkin puree can be used in baking, or as a vegetable side dish.

It adds a nice flavor and, more importantly, it can help reduce the cholesterol of your blood.

How to Make Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees and grease two donut pans with nonstick cooking spray.

Whisk together the cake mix and pumpkin pie spice until combined.

Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

Add the pumpkin puree into the mixing bowl, and stir until the ingredients are well combined.

Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

Transfer the batter to a gallon size bag and cut the corner off one end. Pipe the mixture into your donut pans.

Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

Bake the donuts for 8 to 10 minutes, until the donut springs back when pressed with your finger.

Allow the donuts to cool in the pan for five minutes, then transfer them to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

When the donuts are cool, prepare the glaze by heating the icing in the microwave in 15-second intervals until melted.

Add the pumpkin pie spice and whisk to combine.

Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

Dip each donut in the glaze and return it to the wire rack to cool.

Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

Serve with a cup of hot coffee or Pumpkin Cold Brew. 

Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts
Yield: 12

Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

Air Fryer Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts

These three-ingredient Cake Mix Pumpkin Donuts (with a two-ingredient glaze) are quick and easy thanks to the use of cake mix. If you're looking for a new fall favorite, this is the perfect option. 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • Box white cake mix
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 15-ounce can pumpkin puree

Ingredients for the Glaze:

  • Container of cream cheese frosting
  • Teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees and grease two donut pans with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together the cake mix and pumpkin pie spice until combined.
  3. Add the pumpkin puree and stir until the ingredients are well combined.
  4. Transfer the batter to a gallon size bag and cut the corner off one end. Pipe the mixture into your donut pans.
  5. Bake the donuts for 8 to 10 minutes, until the donut springs back when pressed with your finger.
  6. Allow the donuts to cool in the pan for five minutes, then transfer them to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
  7. When the donuts are cool, prepare the glaze by heating the icing in the microwave in 15-second intervals until melted.
  8. Add the pumpkin pie spice and whisk to combine.
  9. Dip each donut in the glaze and return it to the wire rack to cool.
  10. Serve with a cup of hot coffee or Pumpkin Cold Brew. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 47Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 27mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 1g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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