Cinnamon-Sugar Apple Cider Donuts with a Salted Caramel Drizzle

These apple cider donuts are the perfect fall treat with their warm spices and sweet apple flavor. Coated in cinnamon sugar and finished with a drizzle of homemade salted caramel, these donuts are sure to impress.

Prep Time 29 min Cook Time 12 min Rest Time 30 min Total Time 1 hr 11 mins Difficulty: Beginner Calories: 250 Best Season: Fall



  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a donut pan.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.

  3. In a separate large bowl, whisk together the sugar, apple cider, milk, eggs, melted butter, and vanilla extract.

  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.

  5. Spoon the batter into the donut pan, filling each mold about 2/3 full.

  6. Bake the donuts for 10-12 minutes or until they are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  7. While the donuts are baking, mix together the cinnamon and sugar in a shallow dish.

  8. When the donuts are done, remove them from the oven and let them cool for 5 minutes.

  9. Dip each donut into the cinnamon sugar mixture, coating all sides.

  10. Drizzle the salted caramel sauce over the top of the donuts and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 donut

Servings 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 250kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 60mg20%
Sodium 190mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 39g13%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 26g
Protein 3g6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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