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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Apple Cider Donut Cake

Updated: Nov 9, 2022

So moist and flavorful!! The cider shines and it's the PERFECT Fall dessert!!

Apple Cider Glaze and cinnamon a sugar top this incredible cake!! A must make this Fall!

Full recipe in video below


  • 1 15.25 ounce box sugar free Yellow cake mix

  • ¾ cup apple cider NOT apple juice

  • cup water Room Temperature. Note: If you want a stronger apple cider taste, omit the water and use one full cup of apple cider

  • ½ cup unsweetened apple sauce

  • 3 large eggs room temperature

  • ¼ tsp cinnamon more if you like it really cinnamony!

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar substitute (to order:

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  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon depending on how much cinnamon you prefer

  • ¼ cup sugar substitute (to order:

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  • ¼ cup light melted butter


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  • ¼ cup apple cider

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the dry cake mix, apple cider, apple sauce, water, and eggs. Add in the cinnnamon (¼ tsp,) brown sugar and vanilla to the cake mix batter.

  • Pour mix into a well greased bundt pan

  • Place bundt pan on center rack and bake for 40-45 minutes. Test with a toothpick by sticking into the middle of the cake, if it comes out clean it is ready. Remove from heat and allow to cool on a wire rack for 20 minutes.


  • While the cake is cooking, prepare apple cider glaze. Add powdered sugar and 1/4 cup apple cider to a small bowl and whisk to desired consistency

  • In a separate bowl. Mix cinnamon with sugar.

  • Once the cake has cooled, brush the entire surface with melted butter. Rub cinnamon sugar mixture until evenly coated.

  • Serve with apple cider glaze dip (or drizzle glaze on top of the cake) and enjoy!

12 Slices:

137 Calories

4g Fat

30g Carbs

3g Protein

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