Air Fryer Vegan Dessert Recipe Recipes

Vegan Air Fryer Donuts

Eggless Dairy-Free Donuts In Air Fryer

These Donuts are easy to make in the air fryer.


  • 1 ½ tsp (4.5 g) Active Dry Yeast. If using instant yeast, add it directly to the dry ingredients (no activation needed).
  • 1 cup (240 ml) Water (90-110oF; 32-43oC)
  • 1/3 cup (65 g) Superfine (granulated) Sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Vanilla Extract
  • 3 cups (420 g) All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp (3 g) Salt

Donut Glaze

  • 1 cup (130 g) Powdered (Icing) Sugar
  • 3 Tbsp Water
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract


  • To a bowl, add active dry yeast and water. Mix well and let stand for 5 minutes to active the yeast.
    Note: If instant yeast is used, skip this step and add the instant yeast to the dry ingredients.
  • Add sugar, oil and vanilla extract to the bowl and whisk until sugar dissolves completely.
  • Add flour and salt. Mix until flour is no visible (dough is slightly sticky).
  • Cover and let dough rest for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, knead dough for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
    (Wet fingers if needed to prevent sticking).
  • Then, cover and let it rest for 2 hours or until dough doubles in size (depends on your kitchen temperature).
  • After 2 hours, transfer dough to a floured surface.
    Roll out dough to about 1 cm (0.5 inch) thick.
  • Dip cookie cutter, 6.5 cm (2.5 inch) diameter, in flour and cut out donuts and holes.
    Place them on a floured tray.
    Cover with a plastic film and let dough rest for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • After 30 minutes to 1 hour, oil air fryer rack.
    Preheat air fryer 350oF (180oC) for 2 minutes.
    Then, place 4 donuts at a time on the rack. Air fry at 350oF (180oC) 3-4 min.
    For donut holes, air fry at 350oF (180oC) 2-3 min.
    Please adjust according to your air fryer. All air fryers are not the same.
  • Let donuts and holes cool down on a wire rack.
  • In the meantime, prepare the donut glaze.
    To a bowl, add powdered sugar, water and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  • Then, dip donuts and holes in the glaze and place on a wire rack.