OLD FASHION DOUGHNUTS

valerie ehley

By
@valerieann

FOUND A 79 CENT DOUNUT MAKER AT THE THRIFT STORE.. AND TRYD MY MOMS RECIPE FROM THE DEPRESSION DAYS.. THIS IS TRULEY A HOME FAVORITE.. IF YOU DONT HAVE A DONUT MAKER, DONT WORRY YOU CAN USE A SPOON. HAVE FUN!


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Ingredients

2 1/2 c
flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
2
eggs,beaten
1 Tbsp
soften shortening
1 tsp
vanilla, or your fave extract
1 c
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
SIFT TOGETHER ALL DRY INGREDIENTS. BEAT EGGS, THEN ADD SHORTENING,VANILLA AND MILK. BEAT TOGETHER FOR 1/2 MINUTE.ADD DRY INGREIENTS, BEAT UNTIL SMOOTH.
2
BRUSH DONUT MAKER WITH LIGHT COATING OF VEGETABLE OIL AND FILL WITH BATTER. OR USE A SPOON.
3
DEEP FRY AT 365 DEGREE IN MELTED SHORTENING. TURN DOWN TO BROWN EVENLY. APPROXIMATELY 1 MINUTE PER SIDE. DRAIN ON PAPER TOWEL. ROLL IN CINNIMON SUGAR OR MAKE A POWDER SUGAR GLAZE. MAKES ABOUT 2 DOZEN DONUTS, OR MAKES A BUNCH OF DONUT HOLES.

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