Baked Cider Doughnuts are delicious and a great alternative to fried versions without giving up flavor. Made with apple butter, cinnamon and maple syrup then rolled in more cinnamon sugar, they are a fall food favorite.
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Super yummy Baked Cider Doughnuts
Baked Cider Doughnuts (Donuts)
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup apple butter
- 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
- 1/3 cup apple cider
- 1/3 cup sour cream (I used fat-free)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Spray doughnut pan with cooking spray.
In medium bowl, whisk together first 5 ingredients.
In large bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients.
Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients blending just until combined.
Spoon about 2 1/2 Tbs. batter into pan cavities or use a
piping bag, fitted with large round open tip to pipe into pan.
Bake 10 minutes. Cool several minutes.
Run a knife around edges of donuts and flip out onto a
Brush melted butter onto each doughnut and roll in
Cool pan and re-spray before proceeding with each batch.
Recipe yielded 14 doughnuts.
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Amy Anderson says
Oh, they look beautiful!
Yum. Can't wait to try.
Thanks so much for linking these up! They look sooo yummy! I featured them today at Creations by Kara. 🙂
Jeremy and Kate says
These look great and I've got a donut pan ordered at the local kitchen store so I can make them next weekend. One question: I was going to make my own apple butter and was wondering if you had used sweetened or unsweetened? Thanks!
Those donuts sound and look so yummy!
A Kitchen Witch says
Oh, my! I'll take a dozen. : )
black eyed susans kitchen says
I love cider donuts and these look beautiful and delicious.
Cottage and Broome says
They look so yummy I am afraid I'd want to eat too many of these! Thanks for sharing Laura Cottage and Broome
My mouth is watering, dear friend, and I am ever so thrilled and thankful that you've finally linked up with Wednesday's WOW. You have one of the prettiest blogs around, and I feel honored to be thus connected. Blessings!
Larri @ Seams Inspired says
These look so delicious! I've been craving doughnuts, and look forward to trying this recipe. I'll have to save up for the pure maple syrup though. Where we live, it is quite costly! ☺ Thanks for sharing. Visiting from Petra's WOW. Happy Wednesday! ☺
PS…Our first two initials are the same. My stands for Larri Dawn. What's your middle name?
My partner has been asking me to make doughnuts for so long, I think I could make these ones they look delicious. If only I could reach through the computer and take a bite yum!
Thank you for putting up this post.. I've wanted a recipe for doughnuts and now I'm going to buy the pan… yummm!
zoom yummy says
Oh, wow, these look so delicious. Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe, I will definitely try it. I love baked donuts! 🙂 Petra
WOW! I'm sooooo making these tomorrow! 😀
Coffee Mom says
Those sound perfect!! Love all those ingredients. Will have to try, thanks for posting!!
Oh Lorraine these look fabulous. Best part is, these are baked and not fried. Love all your post too!
Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving a sweet note.
Makes me want to reach in and grab, one. looks so yummy. Thanks for sharing.
I've been waiting for you to make these & oh my, they look fabulous!!!
I think you are having WAY too much fun with this donut thing! These look great, Lorraine! I would have gained 15 pounds already if I were making all of these that you are! xo Diana
those look delicious. I have got to try these
These look amazing!
These look amazing!
I love all your recent posts! The baby caught is such a wonderful series … you could publish that! The color is so good too! I made your pumkin scones for the book club, if you saw the post! Enjoyed by all (the scones).
Just a little something from Judy says
Let's see, a cider doughnut or peach yogurt? How could anyone serve these yummy looking doughnuts and be turned down? I know people who would be thrilled if I made these.
OH WOW…does this ever sound and look good…yum.
this further tempts for one of those pans!
Have a wonderful day!
This sounds so good. I am going to have to get a pan and get busy.
Walking on Sunshine... says
You really are making me want to buy one of those donut pans!!! These look fabulous! Hope you're having a good day!
Carol @ There's Always Thyme to Cook says
They look fantastic, reminds me of the cider donuts we used get when my kids were small and we took them apple picking!
These sound SO yummy!
I have a jar of homemade apple butter, leftover from a recent canning jamboree that got out of control, so I need nothing, but an appetite, to recreate these, and I was born with that.
Maple Lane says
All my favorite ingredients! The other day, I told John that I call him Mr. Maple on the blog. He laughed and said, I should call him Mr. Sugar Free Maple (that's what he uses on his pancakes etc.)
Hope you enjoy your day, Lorraine.