Pure Bliss Autumn Doughnuts

nadine mesch

By
@motherchic

As soon as the leaves begin to fall, my kids are all requesting these wonderful doughnuts.
They are more of a cake doughnut, with a light sweetness and wonderful autumn spices.
Eat warm. Any leftovers? Re-heat in microwave for 10 seconds. YUMMMMM !


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Serves:

makes 26-30

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

1/4 c
butter flavored shortening
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
1/3 c
apple juice concentrate
1/2 c
buttermilk
3 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
1 qt
vegetable oil
3/4 c
sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp
pumpkin pie spice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl combine shortening & 1 cup sugar, beat until light, approximately 4 minutes. Add eggs, beat well, add apple juice concentrate and buttermilk. Mix until well combined.
2
In a medium bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice.
3
Add flour mixture to apple juice mixture; beat until just blended ( the dough will be soft)
4
On a baking sheet, place a sheet of parchment paper; place dough on parchment.
5
Lightly flour dough and using a rolling pin, roll dough to a 1/2 inch thickness. Top with a layer of plastic wrap
6
Refrigerate for 1 hour. Meanwhile, in a shallow dish, combine sugar and pumpkin pie spice; set aside.
7
Remove dough from refrigerator and cut out doughnuts using a doughnut cutter. Re-pat leftover dough into a 1/2 inch thickness and cut out more doughnuts.
8
Place cut out dough onto fresh parchment paper.
9
In a large pot, heat oil. Bring to a temperature of 325 degrees. While temperature is heating, line a baking sheet with paper towels.
10
Place dough, approximately 4 at a time into hot oil. The dough will sink, and then rise. When dough rises, check them, if they are golden, flip doughnuts over; fry for approximately 35 seconds more ( till gently golden )
11
Remove from oil, using a slotted spoon, place doughnuts on paper towels. Repeat, until all doughnuts are cooked.
12
Dip doughnuts into sugar- spice mix, coat thoroughly.
13
Bite, Eat and Enjoy the Bliss !!!!!!!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American