Old fashioned raised doughnuts

Cindy Rice

By
@Syndilou

Was actually looking for a great cake recipe that was different, when I stumbled across this raised doughnut recipe.. I loved raised doughnuts.. But had never made any..so thought I'd fix it a whirl..I doubled the recipe..and got about3 dozen ..portions and sizes were a lot smaller back in the day..also; I rolled them in a cinnamon/sugar mix. (As some of you know, my confectioners sugar had gone stale, or I'd've made a glaze for some of them..will also put a lot more nutmeg in the next time I make them..


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Serves:

24

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

3/4 cup
milk
1/3 cup
sugar
1tsp
salt
1package
granular or compressed yeast
1/4 cup
water
4 1/4 cup
flour - sifted
1tsp
nutmeg
1/3 cup
soft shortening
2
eggs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Scald milk.add sugar and salt. Cool to lukewarm.
2
Sprinkle yeast over warm water; or crumble compressed yeast into lukewarm (85°) water. Stir til dissolved.
3
Add milk mixture, 2 cups flour,and nutmeg.beat well.
4
Stir in shortening, then eggs.
5
Add remaining flour, kneading in last portion on lightly floured surface.
6
Place in greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Let rise in warm place until doubled.
7
Turn out in lightly floured board. Roll dough 1/3" thick; cut.
8
Remove trimmings and form into ball. When doubled, roll out and cut.
9
Let cut doughnuts rise til very light (30-40 minutes). Leave uncovered so crust will form. Pick up on floured wide spatula and ease into deep hot fat (375°). Fry until golden brown, turning once. Drain. Makes 2 dozen..

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Wheat Free, Soy Free