1Dissolve yeast in warm water, add milk, milk, sugar, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, eggs, shortening and 2 c. flour. Blend 1/2 minute on low speed. beat 2 minutes on medium speed. Stir in remaining flour till smooth. Cover, let rise in warm place till double 50-60 minutes. Roll out dough on flour covered surface 1/4 inch thick. Brush doughnuts with melted butter, cover and let rise till double. Bake 8-10 minutes @ 425, immediately brush with melted butter, top with cinnamon sugar or glaze.
substitute 1 1/2 c luke warm applesauce for milk. Use 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, 1/2 tsp cloves instead of what stated above. Cook the same way.