It’s fall and that means Apple Cider Doughnuts! Like literally there is apple cider running through the veins of this superb doughnut recipe! Make these. Love these. And send me any extras!

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I’m pretty certain about two things;

The Tiger’s winning the World Series and the fact that you’re pretty much gonna want to make these Appel cider doughnuts… like yesterday.

ingredients for Apple Cider Doughnuts

To Make These Apple Cider Doughnuts You Will Need:

for the doughnuts:

  • unbleached all-purpose flour
  • sugar
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • fine salt
  • nutmeg
  • allspice
  • cinnamon
  • apple cider
  • unsweetened applesauce
  • eggs
  • vanilla

for the glaze:

  • apple cider
  • powdered sugar
  • allspice
  • sugar
  • ground cinnamon

greased doughnut pan

Preheat your oven to 325° and grease 2 (6 doughnut wells each) pans.

dry ingredients

In a large mixing bowl, measure and add 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, 3/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon each baking soda and baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon allspice, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Whisk to combine.

Apple Cider Doughnuts

wet

In a separate bowl, beat eggs, apple cider, applesauce and vanilla.

Pour the wet into the dry.

mix

Whisk until just incorporated.

bake

Divide the batter among the pans.

cinnamon sugar

In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar with 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon and set aside.

 glaze

To make the glaze, combine 1-1/4 cups powdered sugar with 1/4 teaspoons allspice and whisk in 1 to 2 tablespoons apple cider. 

just baked Apple Cider Doughnuts

Once bake, turn out onto a wire rack to cool.

dip in glaze

Dip each doughnut into the glaze.

dip in cinnamon sugar

And then lightly press into the cinnamon sugar.

perfect doughnut

Perfect.

Apple Cider Doughnuts

Repeat with the remaining doughnuts.

Apple Cider Doughnuts

Spike with apple cider, these doughnuts are moist {there I go using that M-word again} and then drenched in a apple cider gooey-glaze and then if that’s not enough to sell you on it… you dip them in cinnamon sugar. Oh yes… I am serious.

Apple Cider Doughnuts

Enjoy! And if you give this Apple Cider Doughnuts recipe a try, let me know! Snap a photo and tag me on twitter or instagram!

Apple Cider Doughnuts

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Yield: 12 servings

Apple Cider Doughnuts

It's fall and that means Apple Cider Doughnuts! Like literally there is apple cider running through the veins of this superb doughnut recipe! Make these. Love these. And send me any extras!

Ingredients

FOR THE DOUGHNUTS:

  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

FOR THE GLAZE:

  • cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons apple cider, more or less, for thinning glaze

FOR THE CINNAMON SUGAR:

    Instructions 

    MAKE THE DOUGHNUTS:

    • Lightly grease doughnut pans and preheat your oven to 325°.
    • In a mixing bowl, measure and add flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda, salt, nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon. Whisk to combine.
    • In a separate bowl, beat eggs with apple cider, apple sauce and vanilla. Pour into dry ingredients.
    • Whisk until just combined.
    • Divide dough among pans and bake 10 minutes or until they spring back when gently pressed.
    • Remove and let cool slightly before dipping in the glaze and then cinnamon sugar.

    MAKE THE GLAZE:

    • Combine powdered sugar with allspice and whisk in 1 to 2 tablespoons apple cider. Until smooth.

    MAKE THE CINNAMON SUGAR:

    • In a small bowl, mix sugar with cinnamon
    Serving: 1g, Calories: 194kcal, Carbohydrates: 43g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 31mg, Sodium: 334mg, Potassium: 51mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 26g, Vitamin A: 48IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 30mg, Iron: 1mg

    Recipe is respectfully borrowed from Sugary Sweets.com.