Apple Cider Donut "Holes"

Bake up some bite-sized goodness with our recipe for Apple Cider Donut "Holes." In every bite you'll discover a whole lot of fall flavor and sugary-cinnamon yumminess. And, because these bake up in your muffin tin, they're super easy to make! 

What You'll Need

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 2 tablespoon applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
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What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat mini muffin cups with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, and salt; mix well and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, egg, and butter; whisk until smooth. Add in buttermilk, apple cider, applesauce, and vanilla; mix well. Add flour mixture and whisk just until combined. Spoon batter into muffin cups filling three-quarters full.
  4. Bake 8 to 11 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool 5 minutes then remove to a wire rack.
  5. In a bowl, mix Cinnamon Sugar Topping. While donuts are still warm, toss in Topping until evenly coated. Serve warm.

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