Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and move your rack to the upper third of the oven. Lightly grease the doughnut pan and set aside.
Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and brown sugar in a medium bowl. Set aside.
Melt 2 tablespoons of coconut oil in the microwave for 45 seconds. Set aside.
Whisk together the egg, buttermilk, and vanilla extract in a small bowl. Add the melted coconut oil and combine. Add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Add the shredded apple, and fold to combine.
Fill the doughnut pan ¾ full with batter. Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden. Place on a wire rack and let cool.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve
Recipe by The Fruit Company® Blog at http://blog.thefruitcompany.com/apple-doughnuts-with-coconut-oil-and-lemon-zest/