raised doughnuts/branding doughnuts

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jennifer King
from Alliance, NE

These doughnuts my mom made every year at branding time. She got this recipe from an old friend, Toots Moore. I always looked forward to break time to eat these doughnuts.

serves 10
prep time 2 Hr 30 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For raised doughnuts/branding doughnuts

  • 1 Tbsp
    yeast
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 4
    eggs
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 5 c
    flour
  • 1/4 c
    water
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How To Make raised doughnuts/branding doughnuts

  • 1
    Add yeast in 1/4 cup warm water. Scald milk and let cool to luke warm. Add yeast and flour for sponge like dough. Let rise 1 hour till light. Add salt, egg, sugar and shortening. Beat well. Add flour to make soft (but not sticky) dough. Let rise 1 hour and work down, roll out and cut with doughnut cutter or whatever you have on hand. Fry in oil at 360 degrees F. until a light golden brown. Add frosting or a powdered sugar frosting.

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