Baked Apple Cider Donuts

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
These Baked Apple Cider Donuts just shout fall and perfect for the Halloween holiday.



If you love donuts, these are a healthier alternative than fried.



These cake-like donuts are full of fresh fall chopped apples and apple cider, easy to make in minutes.



They taste great plain or frosted to any Holiday theme.



We made them all decked out for Halloween fun for our trick or treaters to try.



I love apple recipes and we even make our own Apple Cider fresh from scratch along with a tasty Simple Apple Cake and delicious Apple Air Fried Hand Pies that we love.



Check out this easy fun recipe below and the tips to get started on making these delicious fall dessert donuts.






these are apple cider donuts for Halloween










These are a baked donut with frosting on them and Halloween sprinkles. The are in a box of 12 donuts drying on wax paper. This is a recipe on how to make apple cider donuts with small pieces of chopped apples in them. The sprinkles are bats and orange sprinkles








Baked Donuts




When I first got my donut pan, I was so excited to see how easy they shaped them and delicious they turned out.



I really didn't think the results would be so fantastic.



I love how simple these were and no standing around trying to fry them the old fashioned way.



These healthier version donuts are just the perfect fall treat!








These are a baked donut with frosting on them and Halloween sprinkles. The are in a box of 12 donuts drying on wax paper. This is a recipe on how to make apple cider donuts with small pieces of chopped apples in them. The sprinkles are bats and orange sprinkles





Other Additions:


  1. Pumpkin Seeds
  2. Raisins
  3. Craisins
  4. Chocolate Chips
  5. Toppings:
  6. Frosted
  7. Dusted with powdered sugar
  8. Rolled in cinnamon and sugar
  9. Thinly glazed








These are a baked donuts made with apples and cinnamon plain on wax paper cooling







Tools You Will Need


  • Donut pans
  • Mixing bowl
  • Handheld beater or industrial style
  • Spatula
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons







These are a baked donut with frosting on them and Halloween sprinkles. The are in a box of 12 donuts drying on wax paper. This is a recipe on how to make apple cider donuts with small pieces of chopped apples in them. they are baked in a non stick donut pan






Ingredients You Will Need


  • flour
  • baking powder
  • egg
  • apple cider
  • cinnamon
  • ginger
  • nutmeg
  • sugar
  • canola oil or butter
  • salt
  • McIntosh apple finely minced or other tart style apple





this is apple cider donut batter









Tips


  • Always cream the sugar and butter first
  • Always use apple cider not juice for best results
  • Make sure you greased the donut pans
  • Always preheat the oven first
  • Make sure the donuts are cooled before frosting them
  • Use tinted frosting and colorful candies to decorate
  • Baked donuts are flat on the bottom frost tops only
  • Store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator to prevent moisture build-up





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These are a baked donut with frosting on them and Halloween sprinkles. The are in a box of 12 donuts drying on wax paper. This is a recipe on how to make apple cider donuts with small pieces of chopped apples in them. The sprinkles are bats and orange sprinkles







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Corn Fritter Donuts
Feast and St. Joseph's Day Donuts
Mini Coconut Donut holes
Baked mini apple Donut holes
Baked Blueberry Crumb Donuts
Baked Pecan Pumpkin Donuts
Baked Vanilla Donuts with White Gananche
Baked Dark Chocolate Donuts








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Baked Apple Cider Donuts

Baked Apple Cider Donuts

Prep time: 5 MCook time: 25 MTotal time: 30 M
These are a baked apple cider donuts all dressed up for Halloween. It's the perfect flavor with apples in it to kick off Fall.

Ingredients:

  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil or butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 small McIntosh apple finely minced or other tart style apple

Instructions:

  1. In a heavy-duty electric mixer bowl, add the oil or butter and sugar. 
  2. Beat around 3 minutes. 
  3. Add the egg, cider. 
  4. Stir in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and all the spices adding by folding in the finely diced apple last. 
  5. Spoon into prepared sprayed and greased doughnut pans. 
  6. Bake at 350 until browned around 25 minutes or until lightly browned. 
  7. Makes 12 full sizes baked donuts.
  8. Frosting: 
  9. 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  10. 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or more to taste
  11. a few teaspoons apple cider
  12. 2 tablespoons softened butter
  13. Mix together until free-flowing.
  14. Drizzle over cooled doughnuts sprinkles with colored candies.
  15. Great served with warmed apple cider
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Don't Forget to Check out My Halloween Fun Recipes



Holiday Party Roundup Recipes




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these are apple cider donuts for Halloween






Disclosure: This recipe was originally shared in 2013. It was edited and re-published in 2020

16 comments

  1. Claudia these sound so tasty. I can't remember the last time I had a donut let alone an apple cider donut. Nice recipe!

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  2. I love, love those little chunks of apple! What amazing doughnuts!

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  3. These sound like apple pancakes, with the nice chunks in them! I have to get one of the doughnut pans! What fun! They look as crisy as if they were fried!

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  4. These are so cute and festive!! I can taste them from here... *mouth watering* What a creative combo too!!

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  5. These apple cider donuts look so delicious!! I love the frosting and can just imagine how wonderfully it complements the taste of the donut!

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  6. What an interesting flavors combined for this donut recipe! It surely sounds delicious!

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  7. The glaze on this looks delicious! I'm definitely getting into the halloween spirit with these doughnuts :D

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  8. I've been wanting to get a donut pan for the longest time -- I've been postponing until we get situated in our kitchen. The donuts flavor is perfect for Fall and especially Halloween! They certainly would be popular for a Fall party.

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  9. I love baked donuts.. These are such an addiction. That glaze looks so good. Interesting flavor with apple cider - sounds good.

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  10. I love freshly made donuts, their taste, texture and smell are terrific. Apple cider is a favorite fall beverage and I always look forward to cider donuts.

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  11. Cloudy apple cider doughnuts looks so good. They are absolutely perfect for Halloween. Love the frosting, simple yet so delicious and apt for halloween theme.

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  12. What a great way to kick off apple season! These look like they both taste and smell really good!

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  13. These beautiful Apple Cider Donuts have my taste buds wiggling! I want to reach through my screen and snag one. Yum!

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  14. Dear Claudia, your baked donuts look so festive and delightful! Such a perfect treat for the season dear. XO

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