Bake Delicious Apple Cider Donuts From Scratch

Enjoy the taste of fall with these delicious and easy-to-make baked apple cider donuts.

Autumn is the perfect season for baking, and these apple cider donuts are a must-try! Made with fresh apple cider, they bring a delightful fall flavor to your table. This recipe is easy to make and the result is a sweet and tender baked donut that will be a hit with your family and friends.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and grease a donut pan.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. In a separate large bowl, beat the sugar, egg, apple cider, melted butter, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, mixing until just incorporated.


  1. Fill the greased donut pan about 2/3 full with the batter.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a donut comes out clean.
  3. Let the donuts cool in the pan for 5 minutes before removing them to cool completely on a wire rack.

Glazing (optional):

  1. In a small bowl, mix together 1 cup powdered sugar, 2 tbsp apple cider, and 1 tsp vanilla extract until smooth.
  2. Dip the cooled donuts into the glaze, allowing the excess to drizzle off.
  3. Place the glazed donuts back on the wire rack to allow the glaze to set.

    These delicious apple cider donuts are the perfect fall treat. They’re easy to make and the addition of apple cider gives them a unique and delicious flavor. Whether you choose to glaze them or not, they’re sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Happy baking!

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