Vegan Doughnut Holes from The Vegan Air Fryer by JL FieldsThese air-fried vegan doughnut holes from The Vegan Air Fryer by JL Fields are fun to cook — and eat. Enjoy them for breakfast or as a snack. They make for a great dessert, too.



Doughnut Holes

These air-fried vegan doughnut holes are fun to cook -- and eat. Enjoy them for breakfast or as a snack. They make for a great dessert, too.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 18 doughnut holes
Author JL Fields


  • 2 tablespoons cold nondairy butter
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons coconut sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon Ener-G brand egg replacer powder or your favorite vegan egg yolk replacement
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plain or vanilla nondairy yogurt
  • 1 to 2 spritzes canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. In a large bowl, combine the butter and 1/2 cup of the sugar and mix well, using your hands until clumps form. In a small bowl or cup, whisk the egg replacer with the water. Add it to the butter and sugar and mix well. Set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix well. Fold in the yogurt. Mix until a dough is formed.
  3. Roll pieces of dough into 18 (1-inch) balls and arrange them on a large baking sheet or piece of parchment paper.
  4. Grease the air fryer with the oil. Preheat the air fryer to 360°F for 3 minutes. Transfer the doughnut holes to the air fryer basket. Cook for 8 minutes, shaking halfway through the cooking time.
  5. Mix the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon on a plate. Roll the hot doughnut holes lightly in the cinnamon sugar before transferring them to a baking rack to cool.

Recipe Notes

From The Vegan Air Fryer, copyright © 2017 by JL Fields. Used by permission. Photo by Michelle Donner.

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