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Apple Cider Brown Butter Donuts by Angie Quaale of Well-Seasoned

I have to be honest. If there was one recipe I've been meaning to try, this tops the list. Admittedly, I have a soft spot for sweets and tarts. This is the perfect marriage of both! Thank you to Angie Quaale of Well-Seasoned in Langley, BC for sharing this with us! Be sure to check out her store if you're in the area!

Apple Cider Brown Butter using Hunter Browns



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 1/2 cup Bordertown Hard Pressed apple cider

  • 2 1/2 Hunter Browns' Brown Butter Cubes

  • 2 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • Oil for deep-fat frying

For Tossing

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 3 tsp ground cinnamon

Apple Cider Brown Butter using Hunter Browns


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees (convection if possible) and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper; Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, beat together butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar with an electric mixer until pale and fluffy. Beat in eggs, molasses and vanilla until just combined.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking soda, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and salt. add in three stages to wet ingredients beating on low until well combined.

  4. Spoon 1 tbsp of dough out onto prepared baking sheets, fitting 12 to a sheet. Roll dough balls in granulated sugar & spice mixture to completely coat and set back on the baking sheet.

  5. Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until tops are crackly, edges are golden and beginning to firm to the touch. Remove from oven and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before serving.

Apple Cider Brown Butter using Hunter Browns



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