Deep Fried Cake Donuts

Skip Davis


Here is a recipe for cake donuts or donut holes for folks who don't like yeast donuts or just want to add variety to mornings.

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About one dozen
20 Min
5 Min


2 Tbsp
butter, softened
1/2 c
white sugar
2 large
eggs, lightly beaten
2 c
all purpose flour.sifted
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
fresh ground nutmeg
1 tsp
1/2 c
whole milk
shortening,canola oil or lard for frying

How to Make Deep Fried Cake Donuts


  • 1Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F.
  • 2In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix in butter until crumbly. Stir in milk and egg until smooth. Knead lightly, then turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Roll or pat to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with a doughnut cutter, or use two round biscuit cutters of different sizes.
  • 3Carefully place doughnuts into hot oil, a few at a time. Do not overcrowd pan or oil may overflow. Fry, turning once, for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden. Drain on inverted cooling rack over paper towel-lined sheet tray to wick excess oil away.

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