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Apple Cider Doughnuts

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  • 1 red apple (unpeeled, cored, chopped (202g))
  • 1 cup apple cider (divided (250ml))
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour (425ml)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder (10ml)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (2ml)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (2ml)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg (0.5ml)
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda (0.5ml)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar (75ml)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable shortening (54ml)
  • 1 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk (50ml)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (2ml)
  • 3 cups powdered sugar (750ml)
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    1. Combine apples and ¾ cup apple cider in medium saucepan; cover. Cook over medium heat 8 minutes or until softened. Uncover and continue cooking 5 minutes or until apples are tender and cider is almost completely reduced. Purée mixture with an immersion blender or in food processor until smooth. Measure the sauce; you should have ½ cup. If you have more, return to saucepan and continue cooking until reduced to ½ cup. Let cool slightly.
    2. Preheat oven to 350°F.Combine flour, baking powder, salt, spices and baking soda in medium bowl; set aside.
    3. Add granulated sugar and shortening to bowl of KitchenAid® Artisan Mini Stand Mixer. Attach bowl and Flat Beaterto mixer. Turn to Speed 4 and beat until mixture is light and fluffy. Turn to Speed 1 and gradually add egg and apple mixture.Continuing on Speed 1, add half the flour mixture, buttermilk and vanilla. After the liquid is fully incorporated, add remaining flour mixture. Mix 1 minute. The mixture will be sticky.
    4. Spray two 6-cavity full-sized doughnut baking pans generously with vegetable pan spray. Spoon ¼ cup batter into each cavity. Recipe will yield 9 doughnuts.Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in doughnuts comes out clean. Reserve in pan.
    5. Add remaining ¼ cup apple cider to small saucepan and bring to a simmer on medium heat. Transfer to medium bowl and whisk in powdered sugar until smooth.Dip each warm donut in the glaze, turning it with a fork. Transfer to cooling rack set on top of a baking sheet and let stand until glaze has set.
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium12% DV290mg
    Fat8% DV5g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs23% DV70g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories340Calories from Fat45
    Total Fat5g8%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat0.5g
    Calories from Fat45
    Total Carbohydrate70g23%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C2%

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

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