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sweet potato glazed doughnuts

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Recipe by
Ann McCue
Side Lake, MN

These yummy doughnuts are from Paula Dean. Easy to make and Yummy. Makes a good size batch. I glazed some and sugared some.

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Ingredients For sweet potato glazed doughnuts

  • 3 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
    cooked mashed sweet potato (cooled)
  • 2 lg
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • vegtable oil for frying
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3or4 Tbsp
    milk (or more)
  • 1/2 tsp
    maple or vanilla extract
  • chopped pecans (optional)

How To Make sweet potato glazed doughnuts

  • 1
    In a medium bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside
  • 2
    In a large bowl combine eggs, sour cream and sweet potato. Gradually add flour mixture. Turn dough out onto a heavely floured surface. Knead in flour with hands as needed (dough will be sticky). Roll out dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut out dough with a 2 1/4 inch round cutter. Cut out center of doughnuts with a 3/4 inch cutter if your cutter doesn't already have a hole cutter in it.
  • 3
    In a dutch oven, heat vegetable oil to 360 degrees. Cook doughnuts, in batches, in hot oil, 1 to 2 minutes per side. or until lightly browned. drain on paper towels, Ice top with icing sprinkle with chopped pecans
  • 4
    For Icing combine ingredents and stir well. add additional milk to desired consistency.

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