Mini Baked Cider Doughnuts

March 08, 2013



A few weeks ago, while shopping at my favorite re-sale shop in town, I stumbled on a brand-new mini doughnut pan.  Brand new. Still in the Wilton packaging.  Only $4. What a steal!  So, of course, mini doughnuts were to be made,pronto. 

We love apple cider doughnuts in the fall season and I have been wanting to make them at home. So glad I did. These little jewels taste amazing. The recipe calls for apple cider, but, they aren't very apple-ly. But, they have a great sweet flavor,  great texture and the mix of butter/cinnamon-sugar to top them off is heaven.
A great weekend-treat for your breakfast!

{ side note...the original recipe called for these to be deep-fried, I opted to bake them instead. But, it is an option is you do not have a doughnut pan or check out this link to convert your muffin pan into a doughnut pan}


Mini Baked Cider Doughnuts

by Table for Seven
Prep Time: 00:20
Cook Time: 00:07
Ingredients (24 mini doughnuts)
    FOR DOUGHNUTS
    • 2 cups biscuit mix (ex:Bisquick or Jiffy)
    • 1 egg
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
    • 1 cup apple cider
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 1 cup all purpose flour
    FOR TOPPING
    • 1/4-1/2 cup cinnamon sugar
    • 2-3 TBSP melted butter
    Instructions
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray doughnut pan with non stick cooking spray.
    In a mixing bowl, combine egg, sugar,apple cider, nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla. Add in biscuit mix and flour slowly. Combine well. Batter will be thick.
    Spoon into doughnut pan and bake for 5-7 minutes or light brown.
    Coat warm doughnuts with melted butter, then, coat with cinnamon sugar mixture.

    16 comments

    1. Ah I love deals like that!! These donuts are gorgeousssly delish!

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      1. Thanks Kayle! Me too :) I go to this place about every 2 weeks just to see what they have..it's always something good!

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    2. These look like amazing donuts! Thanks for Sharing at Show Me Your Plaid Monday's!

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      1. Thank you for stopping by and hosting Chandra!

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    3. Yum! These look fantastic! Thanks for visiting my blog today. So nice to "meet" you, Erin! :) Following you back via email and looking forward to enjoying you posts :)

      Have a fantastic week!
      Brenda @ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com

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      1. Thank you Brenda! I love your site and you gooey brownies :) So nice of you to stop in!

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    4. Another great recipe! Love that you opted to bake them :-) Thank you for sharing at the ALL MY BLOGGY FRIENDS party !

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      1. Thank you Linda..thanks for being a great co-host this week!

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    5. Sounds really yummy! I'm stopping by from Marvelous Monday linky party. I'm hosting a party and hope you will post a few great recipes! http://rediscovermom.blogspot.com/2013/03/tried-and-true-recipe-party-3.html

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      1. Thank you so much for the invite Jackie..I will stop by!

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    6. Boy, those look good! I ran into a 50% off sale at Home Goods last year and got both the mini and full size donut pans for the price of one. :)

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      1. That's awesome! I need to stop by there every once in a while to check out their sales..closest one is a bit far though :(

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    7. I keep meaning to order a mini doughnut pan & this might just be the motivation I need! :)

      Thank you for sharing at Marvelous Mondays this week.

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    8. Erin.
      You want apple flavor? I learned from a cider apple pie recipe to use a cider reduction. I would reduce 2 to 3 cups cider to 1 cup.

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      1. Thanks for the tip @ ozarkrick! That's a great idea :)

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