Apple Cider Donuts

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Sep. 12, 2013

Lynn demonstrates how to make easy baked Apple Cider Donuts. A great way to use delicious apple cider that is so prevalent this time of year. Great for breakfast or a quick snack. This recipe makes 12 donuts.


Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Apple cider 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Ground cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground allspice 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Eggs 2
Applesauce 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cooking spray 4 Dash
For the glaze
Powdered sugar 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Apple cider 1 Tablespoon
For the topping
Sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Ground cinnamon 1 Tablespoon



1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease 2 donut pans with cooking spray and set aside.


2. In a large mixing bowl, add in the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon. Mix well.

3. Add in the apple cider, applesauce, eggs and vanilla extract. Mix well until all combined and smooth.

4. Pour the batter into the Ziploc bag, seal and remove as much air as possible, and snip off the corner. Pipe the batter into the prepared pans.

5. Bake donuts at 325° for 10 minutes, or until they spring back when touched.

6. Remove from the oven and cool slightly before removing from pan to a cooling rack.

7. For the glaze – In a medium bowl, whisk together the apple cider, powdered sugar and allspice. Set aside.

8. In a separate bowl, mix together sugar and cinnamon. Set aside.


9. Dip top of the each donut into the glaze and then into the cinnamon/sugar mixture. Allow the glaze to harden on a cooling rack.


10. Serve donuts with milk and fruits.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 331Calories from Fat 16

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 482 mg20.08%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 47 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet