Vegan Apple Cider Doughnut Recipe

Apple cider doughnuts might be the ultimate fall treat. Here's how to make your own.

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You can make your own superfine sugar to dust these vegan apple cider doughnuts by pulsing granulated sugar in a food processor several times.

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Vegan Apple Cider Doughnuts



  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1 1/2 tsp. egg replacer, such as Ener-G
  • 1/3 cup soymilk
  • 5 Tbs. apple butter or applesauce
  • 4 Tbs. nonhydrogenated vegan margarine
  • 1/2 cup superfine sugar


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat doughnut pan with cooking spray.

2. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and cloves in large bowl.

3. Bring cider to a boil in small saucepan. Boil 10 minutes, or until liquid is reduced to 1/3 cup; remove from heat. Whisk egg replacer with 2 Tbs. water in small bowl; stir this mixture into cider reduction. Add soymilk, apple butter, and margarine, stirring until margarine is melted. Cool.

4. Stir cider mixture into flour mixture.

5. Fill each doughnut mold half full with batter. Bake 12 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Roll hot doughnuts in superfine sugar.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 117
  • Carbohydrate Content 22 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 3 g
  • Fiber Content 0.5 g
  • Protein Content 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 109 mg
  • Sugar Content 14 g