Caramel Apple Donuts
Why I Love This Recipe
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!
Ingredients You'll Need
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 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.
Frost donuts as desired.