Although we tend to think of them as part of the lunchbox league, slices also make for brilliant desserts. Think iced brownies, fruity ice-cream and classic cheesecake and you start to see that these easy to make slices are some of the best dessert options around.
These sugared doughnuts are craggy and crunchy on the outside, tender and moist on the inside. Apple butter (not sauce!) is key to their texture and flavor; look for it alongside jams and jellies in the supermarket, or at farmers’ markets, or make your own.