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Apple Cider Donuts‏ Recipe

| September 18, 2015 | 18 Comments

Apple Cider Donuts Recipe

 

These melt in your mouth Apple Cider Donuts are so moist and delicious that making one batch won’t be enough! The cider adds more flavor while its acidity makes the doughnuts tender. It’s such an easy fall donut recipe to make at home with the kids.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar

  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 tsp. cinnamon

  • 1 1/2 cups apple cider

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 2 large eggs plus 1 large egg yolk

  • 6 cups vegetable oil, for frying

  • Donut Cookie Cutter

Instructions:

1. Line baking sheet with parchment. Line a large plate with paper towels. In a paper bag, combine 1 cup sugar and 1 Tbsp. cinnamon; shake to mix well. Set aside.

2. Bring cider to a boil over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.

3. In a bowl, mix baking powder, salt, 1 cup flour and remaining sugar and cinnamon. In another  bowl, whisk butter, eggs, yolk and cooled cider. Add cider mixture to flour mixture; mix until smooth. Add remaining 2 1/2 cups flour and mix. Dough will be sticky. Refrigerate 20 minutes.

4. Pour oil into a large pot and Heat oil over medium-high heat until it reaches 375ºF.

5. Remove dough from fridge and roll out  to 1” thick with donut cookie cutters cut out donuts. Makes about 24 Donuts.

6. Carefully place doughnuts into hot oil. After about 1 minute, doughnuts will rise to surface and begin to brown. turn over and fry 1 1/2 minutes longer. Transfer to lined plate to drain.

7. When doughnuts have cooled for 1 minute, add to plate with cinnamon sugar and toss to coat.

Enjoy!

 Apple Cider Donuts

 

Apple Cider Donuts‏ Recipe
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups sugar
  2. 1 tablespoon plus 2 tsp. cinnamon
  3. 1 1/2 cups apple cider
  4. 2 teaspoons baking powder
  5. 1 teaspoon salt
  6. 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  7. 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  8. 2 large eggs plus 1 large egg yolk
  9. 6 cups vegetable oil, for frying
  10. Donut Cookie Cutter
Instructions
  1. Line baking sheet with parchment. Line a large plate with paper towels. In a paper bag, combine cup sugar and 1 Tbsp. cinnamon; shake to mix well. Set aside.
  2. Bring cider to a boil over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
  3. In a bowl, mix baking powder, salt, 1 cup flour and remaining sugar and cinnamon. In another bowl, whisk butter, eggs, yolk and cooled cider. Add cider mixture to flour mixture; mix until smooth. Add remaining 2 1/2 cups flour and mix. Dough will be sticky. Refrigerate 20 minutes.
  4. Pour oil into a large pot and Heat oil over medium-high heat until it reaches 375ºF.
  5. Remove dough from fridge and roll out to 1” thick with donut cookie cutters cut out donuts. Makes about 24 Donuts.
  6. Carefully place doughnuts into hot oil. After about 1 minute, doughnuts will rise to surface and begin to brown. turn over and fry 1 1/2 minutes longer. Transfer to lined plate to drain.
  7. When doughnuts have cooled for 1 minute, add to plate with cinnamon sugar and toss to coat.
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Lyne is happily married and has two teenagers: a 16 year old son and a 20 year old daughter. She is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She is also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. kristen visser says:

    I want these right now!!! I have a donut obsession and how good with these be with a morning coffee especially with the fall weather upon us.

  2. JaimeeM says:

    these look so good

  3. mrdisco says:

    that looks so so good

  4. Erika Letson says:

    These look like an absolute must try!! Saved to Pinterest for later!

  5. KD says:

    This sounds like a yummy fall treat!

  6. mrdisco says:

    Just add a cold beverage

  7. Treen Goodwin says:

    yummy they look and sound delish , thanks for sharing the recipe a def try for me 🙂

  8. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I love doughnuts but have never made my own, perhaps I’ll get a Doughnut Cookie Cutter for Christmas. 🙂

  9. mrdisco says:

    can’t stop at just one!

  10. kathy downey says:

    I want these,they look delicious

  11. Susanne McCarthy says:

    These sound amazing!! I will definitely be trying this recipe!!

  12. Wanda Tracey says:

    Thank you for sharing this! We love donuts and this one is unique.My grandkids are going to love them 🙂

  13. This is my dad’s favorite donut. I really love them myself!

  14. Meg says:

    They sound fabulous – thanks for the recipe!

  15. Amy Lovell says:

    These sound fantastic!! Thanks for this recipe! Would make a great treat!

  16. Lynda Cook says:

    These sound delicious, The apple place here in Norfolk county makes the apple cider donut and they are to die for!!!

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