Apple Doughnuts Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Modified: November 11, 2020
Apple Doughnuts Recipe

Whether you’re craving for a quick breakfast bite or a scrumptious snack that caters to your sweet tooth’s cravings, this apple doughnuts recipe should do the trick.

How To Make Apple Doughnuts

  • 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter (softened)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 medium apple
  • oil  (for deep frying)
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon. Make a well in the center.

  2. In a small bowl, cream together the sugar and butter, then beat in the egg. Add the cider, milk, and vanilla to the creamed mixture. Beat well until combined. 

  3. Pour mixture into the center of the dry ingredients and stir until smooth. Peel, core, and finely chop the apple, then stir it into the batter. Cover and chill the dough for 1 hour.

  4. Place half the dough on a floured board; knead lightly, and roll out to about 3/8" thick. Cut with a floured 2 1/2-inch doughnut cutter.

  5. Heat the oil to 375° in a skillet with high sides or a large pan.

  6. Fry the dough for 1-2 minutes on each side, until golden brown. 

  7. Drain on paper towel. Cool slightly, then dust with confectioners' sugar or a mix of 1 C. sugar to 1 Tbs. cinnamon.

How To Make Apple Doughnuts

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Prep: 1 hr
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 1 hr 10 mins
Makes:

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 medium apple
  • oil , for deep frying
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon. Make a well in the center.

  2. In a small bowl, cream together the sugar and butter, then beat in the egg. Add the cider, milk, and vanilla to the creamed mixture. Beat well until combined. 

  3. Pour mixture into the center of the dry ingredients and stir until smooth. Peel, core, and finely chop the apple, then stir it into the batter. Cover and chill the dough for 1 hour.

  4. Place half the dough on a floured board; knead lightly, and roll out to about 3/8" thick. Cut with a floured 2 1/2-inch doughnut cutter.

  5. Heat the oil to 375° in a skillet with high sides or a large pan.

  6. Fry the dough for 1-2 minutes on each side, until golden brown. 

  7. Drain on paper towel. Cool slightly, then dust with confectioners' sugar or a mix of 1 C. sugar to 1 Tbs. cinnamon.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 1759mg
  • Calories: 231kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Cholesterol: 22mg
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Potassium: 67mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 3274mg
  • Sugar: 21g
  • Vitamin A: 125IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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