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Apple Cider Doughnuts

15 mins

4 Servings

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Apple Cider Doughnuts

The Best Apple Cider Doughnut Recipe You'll Ever Try! You don't have to wait for Fall to make our apple cider doughnuts! These delicious donuts or doughnuts are great for a brunch or dessert! They are moist and have chunks of green apple with a tender crumb. So grab your favorite kind of apples and make these this weekend!

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar (more for coating doughnuts)

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1  1/2 teaspoons salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 1/2 teaspoon Saigon cinnamon (more for coating doughnuts)

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted

  • 7 ounces of milk

  • 1 ounce apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tsp LorAnn Vanilla Bean Paste

  • 1 chopped Granny Smith apple

  • 4 cups flour (plus more if dough is sticky)

Recipe Directions:

  1. Whisk together milk, sugar and vinegar. Once combined add eggs and whisk.

  2. In separate bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Slowly combine with your wet ingredients. Once combined, fold in your chopped apples.

  3. Roll dough out and use a biscuit cutter to cut out circles. Using a smaller biscuit cutter, cut out center to create a ring. Save centers to fry up as doughnut holes!

  4. Fry doughnuts in oil until golden brown. Move to a rack to drain excess oil. While still hot, toss in a bowl of cinnamon and sugar.

Tip: For added deliciousness, try melting some Peter's Caramel and drizzling over the top of the doughnuts.

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A note about ingredients used in our recipes:

When creating our recipes we use the following unless otherwise noted in the recipe:

  • Eggs = Large Eggs

  • All Purpose Flour = Unbleached All Purpose King Arthur Flour or Unbleached All Purpose King Arthur Flour Organic

  • Bread Flour = Unbleached King Arthur Bread Flour or Unbleached King Arthur Bread Flour Organic

  • Whole Wheat Flour = 100% Whole Grain King Arthur Whole Wheat Flour

  • Pastry Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Unbleached White Fine Pastry Flour 

  • Almond Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Super-Fine Almond Flour 

  • Tapioca Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Tapioca Flour (Tapioca Starch)

  • Sour Cream = Full Fat Sour Cream

  • Yogurt = Full Fat Yogurt

  • Milk = As indicated or if Milk is just listed you may use 1%, 2% or Whole Milk

  • Butter = Unsalted Sweet Cream butter unless otherwise noted

  • Oil = Either Olive oil or Vegetable oil unless otherwise noted


Baking, Dessert, Doughnut Making, Donuts, Doughnut, Apple Cider Doughnuts, Apple Cider Donuts


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