cider donuts

Apple Cider Doughnuts
Shared from Facebook The perfect treat to celebrate autumn (or taste its flavors): apple cider doughnuts. Perhaps you've picked these up at a local apple orchard along with good, old-fashioned cider and apple butter. But have you ever tried your hand at making them from scratch? It might seem a little involved with chilling, cutting, and deep-frying, but we promise it's not all that hard! That sweet, gritty cinnamon-sugar coating and moist apple cider center are so worth the effort. Keep reading below for our recipe...
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Doughnuts
  1. 2 1/2 cups apple cider
  2. 2 red apples
  3. 3 1/2 cups flour (keep some additional to the side for a work surface)
  4. 2 teaspoons baking powder
  5. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  6. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  8. 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  9. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  10. 4 tablespoons room temperature butter
  11. 1 cup sugar
  12. 2 large eggs
  13. 1/2 cup buttermilk
  14. Oil for cooking (Coconut, canola, and vegetable oils all work as well as shortening)
Glaze/Toppings
  1. 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  2. 1 cup apple cider
  3. 1 cup sugar
  4. 2 teaspoons cinnamon