FOR YOU LILLIAN, CHINESE DOUGHNUTS
Family Tested & Approved
butter-flavored shortening or butter
Mix flour, salt, and baking powder in a mediun sized mixing bowl.
Crumble and incorporate the shortening or butter into the flour mixture until there are no large clumps remaining.
Add the milk and stir just until the dough forms into a ball
Knead 8 to 12 times. Do not over knead.
Heat an inch or two of oil over medium to medium-high heat.
Take a 1/4 cup of dough and roll it into a ball. Gently flatten to resemble a biscuit shape.
Fry in oil until both sides are very lightly browned, about 2 minutes per side.
Roll the doughnut around on a plate of sugar.