Glazed Apple Cider Doughnuts

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 mins

Wonderful for apple lovers. Adapted from the internet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, sift together the dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs and cider. Stir in the melted butter.
  2. Make a well in the flour mixture and stir in the wet ingredients.
  3. Turn the soft dough onto a lightly floured surface and pat it into a 1/2-inch-high-round.
  4. Heat 3 inches of vegetable oil in a deep pot over medium heat.
  5. Use a doughnut cutter to make the donoughts.
  6. Use a spatula to carefully lower a doughnut into the hot oil. You can cook several at once, just don't crowd them.
  7. Once the doughnuts rise to the surface and begin to brown, flip them with the spatula.
  8. Remove after 2 to 3 minutes, or when the doughnuts are golden brown.
  9. Drain on paper towels.
  10. To make the glaze, stir together the confectioners' sugar and the cider (or milk) and spoon the mixture over the doughnuts.


Most Helpful

I didn't like these either, they were hard and oily. I tried taking them out when lightly browned but they were uncooked inside. I tried different oil temps. With no luck. I also tried a second time, same thing happened. My kids wouldn't even eat them. I ended up liking a baked recipe from they were 5 stars

kris December 20, 2008

I modified this to get a better cider flavor by starting with 1 cup of cider and reduced it on the stove to 1/3 cup. cool it before adding it. Made a more flavorful doughnut.

thepeardoor October 18, 2008

I don't know what happened,but these failed for me.They turned out very heavy.I followed the recipe as it is.They have a nice taste but just not right,I must have done something wrong.I will try again later,I don't usually give up. Well I don't know what happened but these are great the 2nd time around.I had to have done something wrong the first time,Thank you for the recipe!

nesbitt929 November 14, 2007

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