These creative donuts look and taste like real fall apples. Bake up a bushel for your friends and family.
- Domino® Granulated Sugar 1 1/2 cups 1 1/2 cups Domino® Granulated Sugar
- 4 to 6 drops orange food coloring 4 to 6 drops orange food coloring
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
- 2/3 cup apple cider 2/3 cup apple cider
- 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- Domino® Light Brown Sugar 1/2 cup 1/2 cup Domino® Light Brown Sugar
- 2 large eggs 2 large eggs
- Domino® Confectioners Sugar 3 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons 3 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons Domino® Confectioners Sugar
- 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
- 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons milk 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons milk
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Green food coloring Green food coloring
Decorating as Glazed Apples
- Domino® Confectioners Sugar 2 cups 2 cups Domino® Confectioners Sugar
- 1 to 2 tablespoons water 1 to 2 tablespoons water
- 2 teaspoons red gel food coloring 2 teaspoons red gel food coloring
In a large zip top bag, mix sugar with orange food coloring. Remove air.
Squeeze bag until all of the sugar has become orange.
Spread sugar out onto a baking pan and let dry for 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease donut pan with 12 openings.
Melt butter in saucepan. Add apple cider. Stir and set aside to cool.
In a large bowl, stir together flour, salt, baking powder and cinnamon; set aside.
Combine butter mixture, brown sugar and eggs; stir well.
Stir in flour mixture until all is incorporated. Spoon mixture into prepared pan. Tap pan on flat surface to remove air.
Bake 7 to 8 minutes. Allow donuts to cool before handling.
In a large bowl, with electric mixer at low speed, combine sugar, butter, milk and vanilla.
Beat at medium speed 1 to 2 minutes, until creamy. If desired, add more milk until frosting is spreading consistency
Add green food coloring; mix.
Dip slightly warm donuts in orange sugar. Decorate with green buttercream frosting leaves.
Mix sugar, water and food coloring until sugar is red.
Dip top of cooled donuts into the glaze and dry on wire rack.
Decorate with green buttercream frosting leaves and a pretzel stick for stem.
Slightly warm donuts are better for dipping in the orange-colored sugar.
Store any remaining frosting in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or in the freezer for up to 2 months.
At your Halloween party, tag those treats—creatively
At Domino® Sugar, we know how attached you can get to delicious treats. So here’s a printable goodie bag tag you can literally attach to yours. It’ll help keep everyone’s candy bag as colorful as the treats within, and will let you express your creativity at your next Halloween party too.
At Domino® Sugar, we know how attached you can get to delicious treats. So here’s a printable goodie bag tag you can literally attach to yours. It’ll help keep everyone’s candy bag as colorful as the treats within, and will let you express your creativity at your next Halloween party too.Download now