Home cook shares how to make mini cinnamon doughnuts in an air fryer – and you only need five ingredients
- Foodie made air fried cinnamon ‘doughnuts’ using few ingredients
- Thousands on social media can’t wait to try it themselves
- The dish is said to be ‘healthy’ compared to other desserts
A foodie has shared her quick and easy recipe to make air fried cinnamon ‘doughnuts’ that will be sure to satisfy tastebuds.
Melbourne home cook Mel used a few basic ingredients ingredients – White Wings original pancake mix, Nutella, cinnamon, caster sugar and fresh strawberries – and made the simple dessert in just eight minutes.
The dish is deemed to be healthier than alternatives as it’s homemade and contains few calories.
In a TikTok video Mel demonstrated how to make the dessert and said it tastes ‘so good’.
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Melbourne foodie Mel used a few basic ingredients ingredients to make air fried cinnamon ‘doughnuts’. You’ll need White Wings original pancake mix, Nutella, cinnamon, caster sugar and fresh strawberries
To make the mini doughnuts, Mel prepared the pre-made pancake mix and oiled a small silicon cupcake tray placed in the air fryer.
She carefully poured the pancake mix halfway into each mould to allow the doughnuts enough room to expand and left it to cook for eight minutes at 180C.
During this time Mel combined two tablespoons of sugar with one-and-a-half teaspoons of cinnamon into a bowl.
‘Once they’re cooked, take them out and coat them in the cinnamon sugar,’ Mel said.
‘I serve with fresh strawberries and Nutella.’
The short video has since been viewed a staggering 800,000 times as foodies worldwide loved the simple idea.
‘This looks sooooo good! Definitely trying this!’ one wrote, another said: ‘I wanna make this on the weekend’
Another offered an alternative suggestion and said: ‘Put a layer of Nutella in there in the middle, then when you bite into it gooey Nutella comes out.’
‘Yummmo I wonder if a slice of banana in the middle would be good,’ another added.
Of course, alternative topping can be used based on personal taste – such as maple syrup and banana, chocolate chips, or mixed berries and ice cream.
How to make cinnamon doughnuts in an air fryer:
- White Wings Original Pancake Mix
- 2 tbsp caster sugar
- 1.5 tsp cinnamon
- Nutella and strawberries to top – optional
Prepare the cake mix as per the instructions on the packet – or make pancake mix from scratch
Place a silicone cupcake mould into air fryer and coat with oil
Shake pancake mix and fill each mould halfway
Cook at 180 degrees Celsius for eight minutes
Mix caster sugar and cinnamon in bowl
Once cooked, coat the mini doughnuts in the sugar
Top with Nutella and strawberries or topping of choice
Source: Mel Melbourne