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Posted by on Oct 4, 2013 in Breakfast | 0 comments

Apple Cider donut holes

Apple Cider donut holes

  • SumoMe

Do you know sep 26 was Johnny Appleseed birthday ?
September is a month of birthdays in our extended family.So really I would have missed Johnny Appleseed birthday very easily, had it not been for all the apple learning and tasting that was going on at our school that week . My daughter’s class made apple pancake, learnt about making apple juice and apple sauce , not to mention apple art !

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I came across apple cider donuts holes , blame it on all the talk of Facebook town 🙂 I drooled looking at the images of the darling donut holes, my friend Melissa made.So it was time for us to whip us some of our own . 

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I followed the recipe here  with minor adjustments.I used whole wheat pastry flour.Also,I used evaporated cane juice sugar instead of brown sugar and i left apple butter, i was out of it..
Verdict?

This is what i  would say about my donut holes with adjustments.

  • It is wheat-y,subtle 🙂
  • Not as  fluffy as the AP flour would have been as expected,i assume..Regardless, we didn’t mind it  at all !
  • Mine were not well rounded spheres,it looked muffin shape.
  • I ended up using much more butter and sugar to coat the donut holes then the originally recipe calls for.I did it incrementally.Not sure,if i missed something.

Since,It was devoured by our kids and adults alike,in less then 24 hr, so I would say it’s a keeper for us !

donut holes

Apple Cider Donut Holes

Yield: 48-50 donut holes

Ingredients

    Dry Mix
  1. 2 cups Whole Wheat Pastry flour
  2. 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  3. 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  4. 1/2 tsp. salt
  5. 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  6. Wet Mix
  7. 1 large egg
  8. 2/3 cup light sugar(evaporated cane juice)
  9. 1 tsp. vanilla bean paste
  10. 1/3 cup honey
  11. 1/3 cup apple cider
  12. 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  13. 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil(I use grapeseed)
  14. For the coating
  15. butter as needed starting from 2 Tablespoon
  16. sugar as needed,starting from 1/4 cUp
  17. cinnamon starting from 1 tsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. In a small bowl,mix all the dry ingredients.
  3. In a big bowl,whisk the wet ingredients.
  4. Add the dry mix to wet.Stir and mix it well.
  5. Spray the mini muffin tins.
  6. Scoop out the batter using mini icecream scoop/spoon/hand.
  7. Bake for 8-10 mins.
  8. Let it cool a bit.
  9. Coating
  10. Melt butter in a bowl.
  11. In a separate bowl,mix sugar and cinnamon.
  12. Roll the cool down donut holes in butter(shake excess off).
  13. Roll it back in cinnamon - sugar mixture
  14. Enjoy one at a time !
http://www.handfulofjoy.com/apple-cider-donut-holes/

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