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Apple Cider Spice Donuts

Fast, easy and delicious.

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword: donuts
Servings: 4 servings
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon each: ground nutmeg allspice, and cloves
  • 6 tablespoons butter  melted and cooled
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 3 cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup  whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon  baking soda
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat packed brown sugar, eggs, salt and spices. Beat until thick, about 3 to 5 minutes. Gradually beat in the cooled melted butter, then beat in the apple cider.
  2. Combine flours, baking powder and baking soda. Add to batter, beat just until blended. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour. Divide dough in half.
  3. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface, pat into 1/2 inch thickness, cut with a floured 2-1/2 inch doughnut cutter, repeat with remaining dough.
  4. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375 degrees.
  5. Fry doughnuts, 2 or 3 at a time, for 2 minutes per side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels
  6. Sprinkle with powdered sugar or cinnamon-sugar.