These are scrumptious! What better way to wake up on a cold and drizzly morning to a plate of these Apple Cider Donuts and some hot coffee.

Apple Cider Donuts

You will need a mini donut pan


  • 4 TBSP unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • ½ c apple cider
  • 1 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅓ C sugar
  • 1 egg, room temp


Making the donuts:

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • In a double boiler, melt the butter.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the apple cider. Set this aside.
  • Add all of your flour, baking powder, nutmeg, and salt in a bowl, mix well.
  • Transfer the butter mixture to a bowl, whisk in sugar and the egg, lightly beaten.
  • When completely mixed together slowly begin to add this mixture (the wet mixture) to the flour bowl.
  • Don’t over stir, just ensure that all of your ingredients are well blended.
  • Spray the mini donut pan with baking spray.
  • Spoon in the batter until each is filled ½ way.
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 5-6 minutes and springs back with a slight touch.
  • Add the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl, stirring to mix, then pour into a clean salt shaker.
  • While the donuts are still warm shake the sugar/cinnamon on each donut.
  • Once slightly cooled remove from the donut pan placing on a wire rack to cool completely.