Now, generally cider only makes an appearance in the fall. It is a fresh item that can't sit at room temperature for a long time, so it doesn't have a super long season. Generally the cider mill presses through March. So for a short time, we have cider! Get your fix now!!
There are lots of great things you can make with cider. Here are a few baking recipes that will make your house smell amazing this weekend.
Apple Cider Doughnut Muffins
No frying necessary!
For the Batter1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup lightly packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon homemade apple pie spice
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup apple cider, at room temperature
1 cup diced apples
For the Glaze3 tablespoons butter; melted
1 cup confectioners’ sugar; sifted
1/4 teaspoon homemade apple pie spice
3 tablespoons apple cider, at room temperature
Click through to view the rest of the recipe at My Baking Addiction (also, be sure to check out their St Patty's Day Drinks)
Vegan Glazed Apple Cider Cookies
Just replace the vegan butter with traditional if desired!