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Apple Cider Donut Cake

We all love some delicious Apple Cider for the Fall season. Well, how about we add the sweet taste of Apple Cider to a cake. This amazing Apple Cider Donut Cake may become a favorite to share with your friends and family.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
cool15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple cider doughnut cake
Servings: 10
Author: Jill


Apple Cider Doughnut Cake Ingredients :

  • 1 large Granny Smith apple peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1 1/2 C Spiced apple cider
  • 1/2 C Whole milk
  • 2 1/2 C flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 C unsalted butter softened
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 1/2 C light brown sugar packed
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 C Canola Oil
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Cinnamon Sugar topping :

  • ¼ C sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg


Apple Cider Doughnut Cake Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9in bundt pan with pam baking spray
  • Using a medium saucepan over medium to high heat, stir together the chopped apples and the apple cider
  • Once the apple cider starts to boil, bring the heat to low and allow the cider to simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the apples become tender
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool for 15 minutes
  • Pour into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth
  • Using a small bowl, combine 1 C of the apple mixture with the ½ C of milk
  • Discard remaining apple mixture or enjoy as a homemade applesauce
  • Using a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon until combined
  • Using a large bowl, beat together the butter, sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time until combined
  • Beat in the oil until combined
  • Gradually beat in the flour mixture and apple mixture by alternating between the two
  • Beat in the vanilla
  • Scoop the batter into the bundt pan
  • Place into the oven and bake for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Allow to cool for 15 minutes before placing onto a wire rack
  • In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg
  • Coat the bundt cake into the sugar mixture
  • Cut and enjoy!