Love donuts? This homemade air fryer donuts recipe allows you to customize with flavors from classic cinnamon sugar to gourmet glazes.

Air Fryer Donut Recipe

It's never been easier to make light and fluffy donuts from the comfort of your own home. Make them your own by switching up the glaze with different jams and coatings like cinnamon sugar.
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Prep Time 2 hours 2 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 6 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people



For the Doughnut:

  • 1 each Large Egg
  • 3 each Egg Yolk
  • 2 1/4 tsp Dry Yeast active
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2/3 cup Cake Flour
  • 4 tbsp Milk Powder
  • 1/3 cup White Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter softened

For the Chocolate Glaze:

  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Coco Powder
  • 3 tbsp Whole Milk
  • 1 tbsp Corn Syrup


  • Mix the egg, yolks, and water in a small bowl. Finish by folding in the yeast. Allow the yeast to bloom for approximately 10 to 15 minutes.
    1 each Large Egg, 3 each Egg Yolk, 2 1/4 tsp Dry Yeast, 1/4 tsp Kosher Salt, 1 cup Water
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine all-purpose flour, cake flour, milk powder, and sugar. Mix on low for a minute. Add the yeast and egg mixture to the dry ingredients and mix for 10 minutes on medium speed. Gradually add the softened butter until it's fully incorporated into the dough.
    1 each Large Egg, 3 each Egg Yolk, 2 1/4 tsp Dry Yeast, 1/4 tsp Kosher Salt, 1 cup Water
  • Transfer the dough onto a floured surface. Stretch it out into a rectangle and fold it into thirds. Repeat the process twice, rotating the dough between folds. Put the dough in a large bowl that’s been coated with vegetable spray. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let the dough rise until it has doubled in size.
  • Combine the glaze ingredients in a bowl. Mix until well combined and a smooth glaze is formed.
    1 cup Powdered Sugar, 4 tbsp Coco Powder, 3 tbsp Whole Milk, 1 tbsp Corn Syrup
  • Turn the proofed dough out onto a well floured surface. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough out until it is approximately a 1/2″ thick. if you don’t have a doughnut cutter, you can use a 3″ ring cutter with a 1″ ring cutter to portion the doughnuts. Remove the excess dough and allow the doughnuts and the doughnut holes to proof until doubled in size. Make sure to cover the doughnuts with plastic wrap while they proof
  • Preheat the Typhur Dome to 355°F/180°C. (Around 5 minutes)
  • Spray vegetable spray on the cooking tray before adding the doughnuts and doughnut holes, and then put the tray back into the Typhur Dome.
  • Air fryer the doughnuts at 355 °F for 4 minutes.
  • Remove the donut from the Typhur Dome and transfer it to a serving dish.
  • Finish the doughnuts and holes by dipping them in the chocolate glaze.

(Nutrition information is calculated automatically by Spoonacular API and should be considered an estimate.)