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Apple-Cider Doughnut Cake – The Replacement YOU need!

HMT News TeamHMT News Team  March 25, 2022

This delightful Apple-Cider Doughnut Cake will give you tons of flavor with none of the guilt! Often, we steer clear of desserts to avoid gaining a few extra pounds. This dish will satisfy your sweet tooth with less of the calories from a conventional cake. It’s guaranteed to become a new favorite for the whole family.

Preparation time 20 minutes
Total time 2 hours 35 minutes
Yields 1 10-inch cake

Apple-Cider Doughnut Cake | Healthier Me TodayIngredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter, melted. Plus more for the Bundt pan.
  • 2 cups of unbleached all-purpose flour and more for the Bundt pan.
  • 1 cup of whole wheat flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ kosher salt 
  • 1 ¾ cups natural cane sugar
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¾ cup of extra-virgin olive oil 
  • ¾ unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3 large room temperature eggs


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F/180°C
  2. Butter and flour a 12 cup Bundt pan, set aside.
  3. Get a large bowl and whisk together the wheat flour, unbleached all-purpose flour, baking powder, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, baking soda, and salt.
  4. In a separate bowl whisk to combine the 1 ½ cups sugar, apple-cider, extra-virgin olive oil, applesauce, vanilla extract, and eggs.
  5. Once fully combined add mixture to the other bowl of ingredients. Mix together until smooth.
  6. Add batter to the prepared Bandt dish.
  7. Bake in the oven and rotate for about 45 – 50 minutes. Use a tester stick in the center and if it comes out clean, take the cake out. 
  8. Place the pan on a cooling rack. Make sure to place a rimmed baking sheet below the rack. Let it cool for 15 minutes.
  9. While the cake cools down, combine the remainder ¼ sugar and ½ teaspoon of cinnamon. 
  10. Place a cake warmer onto the cooling rack. Brush melted butter over the cake and dust generously with the sugar and cinnamon mix. 
  11. Let it completely cool down and enjoy!

Apple-Cider Doughnut Cake | Healthier Me TodayNotes From Healthier Me Today

  • The Apple-Cider Doughnut Cake can be stored at room temperature for two days. Make sure to have it covered.
  • This is a great healthy alternative to the heavier grain and sugar desserts out there.
  • You can serve it with tinned peaches or other fruit and whip cream if you’d like to be a little naughty.

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