Thursday, November 7, 2013

Apple Cider Doughnut Muffins

 

 

My craving for apple cider doughnuts this fall, has led me to remember a quick and easy muffin recipe that tastes just like a fresh doughnut, complete with the yummy cinnamon and sugar topping. And, to make things even easier, they are made by using a spice cake mix, with apple cider substituted for the water. Also, to make me feel better about indulging, they are much healthier than a fried doughnut :-)

I got up early this morning and put together this recipe in just a few minutes. The kitchen smelled amazing as they were baking; filling the morning with the classic fall scents of cinnamon, spices and apples. My favorite coffee was so good with a freshly baked, warm muffin that tasted just like a doughnut from the apple orchard.

Here is how I made these delicious Apple Cider Doughnut Muffins - follow directions for cupcakes using a Betty Crocker spice cake mix. Substitute apple cider for the water. When muffins are cool, dip tops in melted butter and cinnamon sugar (I used a sugar/stevia blend from Dominos) mix. Enjoy!

Happy Thursday!

 

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12 comments:

  1. Sounds yummy! I can almost smell them baking:) Have a blessed day dear friend, BIG HUGS!

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  2. Oh, that sounds like just the right kind of recipe for me... easy and delicious!

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  3. Sound delicious! Love apple cider this time of year.

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  4. I might have to try these . . . just happen to have some Apple Cider!

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  5. They sound yummy..Love apple cider..Thanks for sharing..

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  6. Oooooo - I need to try these! I love apple cider donuts, and this sounds like an easy way to get a similar taste!

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  7. I just made apple cider donuts this fall and posted but I think yours are easier and better for us then fried donuts. But they were pretty tasty. Your muffins sound very easy and tasty. Nice post Andi

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  8. Thanks for passing these on to us!...:)JP

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  9. We used to go to an old mill that did these donuts - it wasn't Thanksgiving without them. I'll try these!!

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  10. These look so yummy Vicki! Perfect for this time of year! I bet the kitchen smelled wonderful.

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  11. Yum! Thank you for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

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