Baked Vegan Apple Cider Donuts

Baked Vegan Apple Cider Donuts

Filled with applesauce, apple cider and apple pie spices, these vegan donuts are an irresistible autumn treat, straight from the orchard.

YIELDS

12 donuts

INGREDIENTS

Donuts

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 2/3 cup Florida Crystals® Organic Brown Raw Cane Sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

Glaze

  • 2 cups Florida Crystals® Organic Powdered Raw Cane Sugar
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons almond or coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Florida Crystals® Demerara Cane Sugar for sprinkling

INSTRUCTIONS

Donuts

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease donut pan; set aside.

In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and apple pie spice; set aside.

In a separate bowl, stir together apple cider and sugar. Add applesauce; mix well. Whisk in canola oil until well blended.

Gradually fold dry mixture into wet mixture a little at a time until evenly blended. Add apple cider vinegar and mix carefully. Batter will become bubbly.

Spoon batter into prepared donut pan. Fill each cup 2/3 full. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden.

Cool donuts completely before adding glaze.

Glaze

Combine powdered sugar, milk and vanilla in a large bowl and whisk until smooth.

Dip tops of cooled donut into glaze. Let set on wire rack until glaze hardens.

Sprinkle donuts with demerara sugar.