How to Make Apple Cider Donut Holes

A delicious dessert loaded with the flavors of fall!

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How to Make Apple Cider Donut Holes Recipe
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1
Gather your ingredients.

Gather your ingredients.

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray your donut hole pan with cooking spray and set aside.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray your donut hole pan with cooking spray and set aside.

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3
Pour your 2 cups of apple cider into a medium sauce pan.

Pour your 2 cups of apple cider into a medium sauce pan.

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Add two whole cloves. Note: They're pretty small so make sure not to add too much!

Add two whole cloves. Note: They're pretty small so make sure not to add too much!

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Simmer over medium heat for 15-20 minutes, until the cider is reduced to about 1/2 a cup. Remove cloves and refrigerate.

Simmer over medium heat for 15-20 minutes, until the cider is reduced to about 1/2 a cup. Remove cloves and refrigerate.

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In a large bowl, add your flour.

In a large bowl, add your flour.

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Add baking soda.

Add baking soda.

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Add baking powder.

Add baking powder.

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Add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and mix to combine. Set aside.

Add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and mix to combine. Set aside.

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To a large mixing bowl, add one egg.

To a large mixing bowl, add one egg.

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Add brown sugar.

Add brown sugar.

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Add 2 tablespoons of butter, melted.

Add 2 tablespoons of butter, melted.

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Add applesauce.

Add applesauce.

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Add vanilla extract.

Add vanilla extract.

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Add buttermilk.

Add buttermilk.

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Add apple cider concentrate.

Add apple cider concentrate.

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Mix on low until combined.

Mix on low until combined.

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

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

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Fill donut hole pans with a small teaspoon. Note: Try a tester batch first. You may need to use less batter to create perfect donut holes. Bake for 9-11 minutes.

Fill donut hole pans with a small teaspoon. Note: Try a tester batch first. You may need to use less batter to create perfect donut holes. Bake for 9-11 minutes.

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For the cinnamon sugar topping, add 1/2 cup of sugar to a small bowl.

For the cinnamon sugar topping, add 1/2 cup of sugar to a small bowl.

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Add 1 tablespoon of cinnamon. Set aside.

Add 1 tablespoon of cinnamon. Set aside.

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Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in another small bowl. Dip one side of your donut hole in the melted butter.

Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in another small bowl. Dip one side of your donut hole in the melted butter.

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Dip donut hole in cinnamon sugar mixture. Roll donut hole around in mixture to ensure total coating.

Dip donut hole in cinnamon sugar mixture. Roll donut hole around in mixture to ensure total coating.

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Ta da! A bowl of delicious and festive apple cider donut holes!

Ta da! A bowl of delicious and festive apple cider donut holes!

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Recipe inspired by: http://www.littlespicejar.com/baked-apple-cider-donut-holes/

Recipe inspired by: www.littlespicejar.com/baked-…

Ingredients

2 Cups Apple Cider 
2 Whole Cloves 
2 Cups All Purpose Flour 
Teaspoons Baking Powder 
Teaspoons Baking Soda 
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon 
¼ Teaspoons Salt 
1 Egg 
2 Tablespoons Salted Butter 
Cups Light Brown Sugar 
½ Cups Buttermilk 
2 Tablespoons Apple Sauce, unsweetened 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 
3 Tablespoons Butter (melted) 
½ Cups Sugar 
1 Tablespoon Cinnamon 
Donut hole pan 
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