Easy Apple Cider Donut Cake Recipe

FOR THE CAKE – 1½ cups all purpose flour – 2 Tablespoons cornstarch – ½ tsp baking soda – 1 teaspoon baking powder – ¼ teaspoon salt – 1 teaspoon cinnamon – ¼ teaspoon nutmeg – 7 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted or margarine – 1 cup granulated sugar – ½ cup sour cream or plain Greek yogurt, or dairy-free unsweetened yogurt – 2 large eggs – 1 teaspoon vanilla – 1 ½ cups apple cider FOR THE GLAZE – 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar – ⅓ cup apple cider FOR THE TOPPING – 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar – 1 teaspoon cinnamon


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Cook time: 1 hour

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1 loaf



prep Time

10  min


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Apple cider donut cake is super easy, deliciously moist, made in one bowl, and is rolled in cinnamon sugar right out of the oven. This from scratch recipe highlights the best twist on a classic Fall favorite!

why is apple cider cake the best for fall?Inviting Aroma: The combination of apple cider and spices fills your kitchen with a warm and enticing fragrance. – Versatile: This apple cider donut loaf cake is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. It can also be a hit at fall potlucks and holiday gatherings. – Easy to Make: With straightforward ingredients and steps, even novice bakers can create this delightful treat. – Seasonally Inspired: The use of apple cider and warming spices makes this the ultimate fall recipe.

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