Optionalgranulated cane sugar and ground cinnamon for sprinkling on top of doughnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit. Grease a 6-count standard doughnut pan with coconut oil and set aside.
Combine dry ingredients in a medium size mixing bowl, and stir well with a fork until well combined.
Add liquid ingredients to flour mixture, and stir well with a fork or whisk, until all ingredients are well combined. (Batter will be somewhat thick.)
Spoon batter in to greased doughnut pan, and bake for 15-20 minutes or until baked through and light golden brown on top. Allow doughnuts to cool for 5 minutes, then carefully remove from pan. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon if desired.
*Feel free to use your favorite gluten-free flour in place of the brown rice flour, or a gluten-free flour blend in place of the brown rice flour AND potato starch, or try using all-purpose or whole wheat flour for a non gluten-free version.**You may use plain apple cider in place of the spicy apple cider, and add additional ground spices to taste including cloves, allspice, and extra cinnamon.