Apple Cider Doughnuts

Breads & Muffins, Breakfast | 0 comments

Shared By: Adapted From Taste of Home Mike Gallagher

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  • 2 cups gluten-free biscuit/baking mix
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) quick-rise yeast
  • 1.5 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 warm water (110-115 degrees)
  • 6 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • For Glaze
  • 1 cup apple cider or juice
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, softened
  • 2/3 to 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar


  • In a large bowl mix the first 8 ingredients.
  • In another bowl whisk the water, butter, applesauce and vanilla until blended.
  • Add to the dry ingredients, stir until blended
  • Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Cut a small hole in the corner of a food safe plastic bag, fill with batter. Pipe into a 6 cavity doughnut pan coated in cooking spray. Filling cavities three-fourths full
  • Bake at 325° for 11-14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to wire rack. Repeat with remaining batter
  • For glaze – in a small sauce pan, bring apple cider to a boil, cook until liquid is reduced to 3 Tbsp.. Transfer to a small bowl, stir in butter until melted. Stir in enough confectioners’ sugar to reach glaze consistency.
  • Dip each donut halfway, allowing excess to drip off.
  • Place on wire rack. Let stand until set.

yield 10 doughnuts


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