‘Tis the season for fall-flavored everything! From cinnamon, to maple, to pumpkin, to chai, to apple, to gingerbread and beyond, we can’t get enough of fall flavors. We especially love it when they come in the form of one of our favorite treats in the world: vegan doughnuts. Luckily, today, November 5th is National Doughnut Day, so it’s the perfect day to whip up a batch of homemade vegan doughnuts.

No matter which flavor you’re craving, we have the perfect fall doughnut to dunk in your dairy-free pumpkin spice latte. So, we went ahead and found some of our fall-inspired homemade vegan doughnuts on the Food Monster App. Have fun! 


1. Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts With Maple Glaze 

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A festive, vegan donut recipe great for an autumn morning. This Pumpkin Spice Doughnut With Maple Glaze by Jessica Bose is a healthier alternative to a fried fall favorite.

2. Spiced Apple Doughnuts With Apple Cider Glaze

Spiced Apple Doughnuts With Apple Cider Glaze [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Larice Feuerstein‘s Spiced Apple Doughnuts With Apple Cider Glaze are the epitome of Autumn. Warm apple cider and cozy spices? It doesn’t get more autumnal than that! Eat a doughnut or two with a mug of warm apple cider right after you go apple picking, and then jump in a big pile of leaves for the full fall experience.


3. Coconut Maple Bacon Doughnuts 

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This Coconut Maple Bacon Doughnut recipe by Gretchen Price brings together two foodie favorites: smoky maple coconut bacon and sweet, fluffy doughnuts! The doughnut is a guilt-free cake style donut, so no frying here, and the bacon simply requires marinating thick coconut flakes in a mixture of soy sauce, liquid smoke, and maple syrup. The two are brought together with a drizzle of vegan fondant maple icing.


4. Pumpkin Spice Doughnut Holes 

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Spices reminiscent of pumpkin pie but wrapped into a little dough ball? What is not to like? These Pumpkin Spice Doughnut Holes by Lee Khatchadourian-Reese are perfect with a warm cup of coffee or after dinner with a nice cup of tea.


5. Cinnamon Doughnuts With Coffee and Vanilla Glaze 

Cinnamon Doughnuts With Coffee and Vanilla Glaze 

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Everybody loves doughnuts, but Holly Jade‘s Cinnamon-Coffee-Vanilla Doughnut is in a league of its own. The tasty treat is baked instead of fried so this decadent treat is healthier than your normal doughnut. Plus, you can get creative and decorate these doughnuts with whatever you have laying around the kitchen after you apply the glaze.

6. Gingerbread Chia Doughnuts

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Chia seeds are the powerhouse ingredient in this fragrant spiced doughnut by Andrea Biethman. Not only do they help bind the dough together, they also add a good amount of fiber. Delicious Gingerbread Chia Doughnuts that are also good for you? Yes, please!

7. Raw Apple Cider Doughnuts 

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These Raw Apple Cider Doughnuts by Amanda Nicole Smith are dense, crusty on the outside, and soft in the middle – a perfectly lovely and healthful version of the traditionally fried treats. They’re also surprisingly easy to make. They’re made primarily from oats, nuts, and almond flour that are spiced with a blend of warm cinnamon and nutmeg. And don’t forget the finishing touch: a generous coating of cinnamon sugar! If you don’t have a dehydrator, don’t worry, because these can also be made at the lowest temperature setting in your oven.


8. Maple Zucchini Doughnuts With Date Frosting

Maple Zucchini Doughnuts With Date Frosting

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Dora Daily‘s Maple Zucchini Doughnuts With Date Frosting are totally inspired by zucchini bread. They are baked rather than fried so they are really just like cake in the form of a doughnut. The size, shape and baked edges that this makes is almost reminiscent of muffin tops.

9. Healthy Carrot Cake Baked Doughnuts 

Healthy Carrot Cake Baked Doughnuts 

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Cake for breakfast? And it’s healthy too? Baking doughnuts is so much healthier then the typical method, although they taste just as good! Made from just 10 easy ingredients, they are ready in only 15 minutes. Hayley Canning‘s Carrot Cake Baked Doughnuts are naturally gluten-free and vegan.

10. Pumpkin Spice Toasted Coconut Doughnuts 

Pumpkin Spice Toasted Coconut Doughnuts

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One of the best parts about doughnuts is you can adorn them in any way you’d like and according to any season. The doughnuts in this recipe, for instance, are the perfect fall treat! Tender, warm, cozy Pumpkin Spice Toasted Coconut Doughnuts by Liz Martone‘s topped with a perfectly sweet vanilla glaze and crunchy toasted shredded coconut. Who knew pumpkin and coconut could be so seriously delicious? Enjoy this with a warm cup of your favorite tea.

11.  Baked Coffee Doughnuts With Maple Glaze 

Baked Coffee Doughnuts With Maple Glaze 

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If you’re into having your whole house smelling like baked bread and coffee, this Baked Coffee Doughnut With Maple Glaze recipe by Maya Popovich is for you! These doughnuts are fluffy, sweet, and moist. They have a nice, robust coffee taste that is evened out with the vanilla cinnamon glaze. If you have a deep love for coffee, pair these with a hot cup of your favorite joe.

12. Pumpkin Chai Protein Doughnuts 

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Doughnuts are one of those delectable treats that feel way too sinful to indulge in if you are trying to eat healthy. While that’s usually the case, this recipe proves that it doesn’t always have to be. Robin Runner‘s Pumpkin Chai Protein Doughnuts are made with gluten-free flour, coconut oil, pumpkin purée, and chai protein powder. That makes these doughnuts not only deliciously moist and flavorful, but also chockfull of good-for-you ingredients! Add the sweet vanilla glaze for a bit of added decadence or enjoy them solo!

13. Coffee Cake Doughnuts

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This recipe is an easy and delicious take on a classic breakfast food! Nicole Dunai‘s vegan Coffee Cake Doughnuts pack all the flavor of coffee cake but in doughnut form! Topped with an amazing cinnamon streusel, these are the coffee cake lover’s ultimate dream.

14. Maple Peanut Butter Snack Doughnuts 

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What’s a snack doughnut? These yummy treats are named so because they’re perfect as a better-for-you snack or for breakfast. They’re made from oats, so they’re gluten-free, plus they’re sweetened with just maple syrup. Pumpkin purée lends its natural sweetness, as does the secret ingredient — carrot. Enjoy Tori Cooper‘s Maple Peanut Butter Snack Doughnuts with your morning (or afternoon) coffee.

15. Soft Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts

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These may just be the best pumpkin doughnuts you will ever eat! Made with pumpkin purée, nutmeg, cloves, brown sugar, applesauce, and vanilla, these Soft Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts by Silvia Ribas are easy to put together and baked so you can enjoy a guilt-free tis-the-season treat anytime you want. The creamy vanilla glaze on top adds a touch of decadence and a nice touch to the presentation.

Looking for more homemade vegan doughnuts? Check out 9 Legendary Vegan Doughnut Recipes, 15 Delectable Vegan Doughnut Recipes for Dunking, and 10 Delectable Vegan Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day! We highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 8,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to ten new recipes per day. Check it out!