Hooray for Autumn! The cosy nights in, soft blankets to pull up around you, whilst you sip warm cider and binge watch Netflix. But wait there’s something missing. You’ve got the cider, but you’re missing the Gluten Free Apple Cider Donuts!
These donuts are suuuuuper easy to make, they’re fall apart soft, with just a hint of apple cider, and that delicious combo of cinnamon and sugar. I made a batch, and put the remaining donuts in the freezer, where I constantly find myself reaching into, grabbing one and warming it up, to have as a snack. I recommend using the flour blend I use, to ensure they actually rise, and don’t taste like cardboard (which is the case for so many gluten free bakes!). You can find the link to the flour blend I use here.
Us gluten free lot get used to missing out on delicious cakes and bakes, but I was determined not to miss out on Gluten Free Apple Cider Donuts! And you shouldn’t too. AND the gluten eating lot will never be able to tell the difference, I promise!
Happy baking, and Happy Autumn!
- 210g gluten free flour (I recommend using the flour blend I make at home)
- ½ tsp xanthan gum (leave it out if your flour blend already contains it)
- 1½ tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp baking soda
- ¼ tsp cream of tartar
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
- 150g caster sugar
- 84g unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 2 eggs at room temperature, beaten
- 178ml apple cider
- extra cinnamon & sugar to roll the doughnuts in
- Preheat your oven to 163°C.
- Grease a donut pan and set it aside.
- Mix the flour, xanthan gum, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, cream of tartar, nutmeg and sugar in a large bowl.
- Add the butter, eggs and cider, and mix to combine.
- Spoon the donut batter into the donut pan until they are each around ⅔ of the way full.
- Place the pan in the centre of the oven and bake for around 8 minutes, until the tops of the doughnuts spring back when pressed.
- Allow the donuts to cool for a few minutes,
- Make some cinnamon sugar by mixing the two together in a bowl, then dipping the donuts in to cover both sides.
- Keep in a sealed container. They're also suitable for freezing.