A harvest tradition, particularly in the northeastern United States, cider doughnuts are a sweet treat to welcome the beginning of fall and cooler temperatures. Make your own fluffy doughnuts at home with this recipe for Homemade Cider Doughnuts. Made with cinnamon spiced hard cider and maple syrup, these doughnuts have a rich flavor throughout. Fried and covered in a sweet cider glaze, these doughnuts are a sweet treat everyone will love. Allow the dough to rest overnight before shaping.
- 150 milliliters hard cider
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 60 milliliters milk
- 420 grams bread flour
- 40 grams sugar
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 30 grams fresh yeast
- 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 50 grams butter (at room temperature and chopped)
- vegetable oil
- 250 grams superfine sugar
- 4 tablespoons hard cider
- In a saucepan, heat the cider and cinnamon stick. Once the flavors have mixed, remove from the stove and let it cool.
- In a bowl, mix the milk, flour, sugar, maple syrup, salt, yeast, and ground cinnamon. Once mixed, add the cider. Knead thoroughly.
- Add the butter and continue to knead until smooth. Shape into a ball and place in a greased bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- The following day, place on a flat surface. Slightly knead and divide into 20 portions. Shape into thin doughnuts.
- Place on a floured surface and cover with a moist rag. Let them rest.
- Heat the vegetable oil on low heat and fry the doughnuts.
- Place on a cooling rack to remove the excess oil.
- For the Glaze:
- Place the sugar in a bowl and slowly add the cider. Mix using a fork to the desired thickness.
- Once the doughnuts are cool, dip them in the glaze. Place on the cooling rack to dry off the glaze.
PER SERVING *
|Calories170Calories from Fat35|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
|Calories from Fat35|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.