Momma Gainey's Sugar Donut Holes

Rev BJ Friley


This recipe belongs to my late mother-in-law Amanda Gainey aka "Momma Gainey"

She died when I was 1 day from being 11 months old. Actually she died on Labor Day which was Sept 3, 1979.

★★★★★ 1 vote
Yields about 3 dozen
5 Min
Deep Fry


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1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/3 c
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/2 c
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
oil for deep fat frying
confectioners' sugar

How to Make Momma Gainey's Sugar Donut Holes


  • 1In a large mixing bowl - combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg
  • 2In a small mixing bowl - combine egg, milk and butter
  • 3Add wet mixture to dry ingredients; mix well
  • 4In a electric skillet or deep fat fryer - heat oil to 375 degrees F
  • 5Drop dough by heaping teaspoons full, 5 or 6 at a time, into oil
  • 6Fry until browned, about 1 to 2 minutes, turning once
  • 7Drain on paper towels
  • 8Roll in confectioners' sugar

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About Momma Gainey's Sugar Donut Holes

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American

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