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Apple Cider Doughnut

Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Doughnuts


  • Small Saucepan
  • Donut Pan
  • Non stick spray
  • large bowl
  • Whisk


Doughnut batter

  • 1 1/2 Cup Apple Cider
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tsp ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp Apple Pie Spice
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Melted butter
  • 1 egg large
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk at room temperature
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla


  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 3/4 Tsp ground Cinnamon
  • 3/4 Tsp Apple Pie Spice
  • 6 Tbsp melted butter


  • Start with pouring the apple cider into a small saucepan and allowing it to simmer over a low heat. Allow it to reduce to 1/2 cup. Check it ever 5 minutes, it usually takes 20 minutes. Allow it to cool
  • Preheat oven to 350 Degrees. Spray your donut pan with non stick spray
  • In large bowl add the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, apple pie spice amd salt
  • In a medium bowl, whisk the butter, egg, brown sugar, sugar, milk and vanilla together.
  • Pour the egg batter into the flour batter and ass the apple cider. Whisk until smooth and fully combined. The Batter will be thick
  • Spoon the batter into the donut pan, or you can use a pastry bag
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until the tops are slightly browned. The donut will bounce back if you poke.
  • Transer you donuts to a wire rack to cool.
  • Combine the sugar, cinnamon and apple pie spice together in the medium bowl.
  • When the donuts are cooled, dunk both sides in the melted butter then in the apple pice topping, make sure they are covered
  • Enjoy while warm


Leave on counter for 2 days or refrigerate up to 5 days.
Keyword Apple Cider Doughnuts, Connecticut, Fall Recipes