When the calendar flips to September I get a bit giddy. Fall is my favorite time of year; I love the crisp air, vibrant red, orange & yellow hues demanding attention from leaves all around and most of all, apple season! Local orchards will be encouraging visitors to pick their favorite varieties and partake in a classic treat of apple cider doughnuts!
There is a farm not too far from here that I think has what could be the perfect recipe for this sweet, round, delectable piece of heaven. The small little kitchen works all day long churning out warm, soft cakes, encrusted in cinnamon & sugar. Apple cider doughnuts are around for such a short time it makes a trip to the country store almost a weekly occurrence. Until now!
I had a craving for these last week and I did not have time to make the drive to the orchard, so I decided to try and recreate the recipe in my own kitchen. The result? WOWZA! The best part is these apple cider doughnuts are baked, not fried and are just as soft and delicious. After my son tried them he said, “Mom! Please, please make these EVERY WEEKEND. Please!”
How could I refuse such a request?
So here I bring you a pretty amazing recipe for Apple Cider Doughnuts. It is based on using a non-stick doughnut pan made by Wilton that I found at Walmart. If you are about to go purchase a pan for this recipe, I highly suggest buying two of them.
So completely worth every single bite! What is your favorite doughnut flavor?? Share in the comments and maybe we can make a few of them for a future post!! 🙂
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