Baked Spiced Cake Donuts

A deliciously moist and more wholesome version of cake donuts with lots of spiced flavor.



Step: 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 12-cup muffin pan with baking spray.

Step: 2

Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and kosher salt together in a bowl.

Step: 3

Whisk applesauce, apple cider, melted butter, egg, and vanilla extract together in a small bowl. Stir into flour mixture gradually until ingredients are combined.

Step: 4

Spoon batter into the prepared pan, filling each cup 3/4 full.

Step: 5

Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a donut comes out clean, about 17 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes before removing donuts from the pan.

Step: 6

Combine sugar and cinnamon for topping in a shallow dish. Brush donuts with melted butter on both sides and dip into sugar-cinnamon combination.


Per Serving: 270 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 50.7g; fat 6.5g; cholesterol 33.2mg; sodium 172.1mg.

The quality of the flour can make a real difference to your bread. Different makers do vary. Great taste or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re make wholemeal dough , which not always rise as well as white bread.

To made this in a dough , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.

A bread first rising can be done in the fridge 24 hours . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can start it yesterday , then clear it off the next day.

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