Apple Cider Donut Muffins

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal)  Capture the season in muffin form! Shannon Greenwood is the Co-owner of the Tandem Bagel Company in Easthampton shared her recipe.

Apple Cider Donut Muffins


  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¾ cup apple cider
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350. Grease a muffin pan.
  • In medium bowl, combine apple cider, egg and vanilla extract.
  • In a large bowl or stand mixer, combine flour, ½ cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • With mixer running on low, slowly incorporate wet ingredients. Mix until batter is just combined and no streaks remain. Using a large cookie scoop, divide batter between prepared muffin cavities.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Immediately turn out onto a baking sheet.
  • Melt butter in medium bowl. Combine remaining granulated sugar and cinnamon. Coat each muffin in melted butter and then roll in cinnamon sugar. Cool on wire rack.

Yield: 10 muffins