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Caramel Apple Donuts

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Serves 12 | Prep Time 20 | Cook Time 30


1 1/4 cup flour
2 Tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2 Eggs, at room temp
1/2 C packed light brown sugar
1/2 C granulated sugar
1/2 C vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 Rome apples (about 1 lb), peeled and shredded

1 C Dark Brown sugar
1/2 C milk
2 Tbsp butter
1/4 salt
1 1/2 C powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Preheat Oven to 350

In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until smooth. Whisk in oil and vanilla.

Stir in the flour mixture until just combined; stir in apples.

Spoon batter into prepared/greased donut pan.

Bake until golden about 30 mins or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out dry.

Transfer to wire rack and cool


Combine brown sugar, milk, butter and salt in a mediu saucepan.

Bring to a boil sitting constantly.

Reduce heat, simmer until thick.

Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar and vanilla.

Beat with mixer on medium.

Let cool.

Frost donuts as desired.

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Found this recipe in Rachel Ray's magazine, but altered the caramel topping.... the one she listed turned hard and was unpleasant to eat after it's cooled. So I changed it up. Enjoy!

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