Raised Doughnuts/Branding Doughnuts

Raised Doughnuts/branding Doughnuts Recipe

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Jennifer King


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.


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2 Hr 30 Min
5 Min


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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