Sweet Potato Glazed Doughnuts

Ann McCue


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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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 large
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)


1In a medium bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside
2In 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.
3In 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
4For Icing combine ingredents and stir well. add additional milk to desired consistency.

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