Mom's Raised Doughnuts

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Peggi Anne Tebben

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My Mom was the best baker I have ever known, along with Great Aunt Jane. Whether it was pies, breads, cakes, or.....yes, doughnuts. Even though they are fried, I classify that as a baking product because of the dough you use.

I stated somewhere before on here that my Mom never owned a cookbook. I lied! Well, actually, I forgot about this one. This recipe comes from a 1957 ROBIN HOOD COOKBOOK that was my Mom's. I still have it to this day & is the one I treasure the most. The rolls & loaves of bread & OH....the doughnuts she made from that cookbook! These simply melt in your mouth. It is ha

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Serves:
2 dozen doughnuts
Prep:
2 Hr 45 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    water, warm (not hot)
  • 2 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 3/4 c
    milk, lukewarm
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 4 c
    all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1/3 c
    shortening
  • 2
    eggs
  • GLAZE

  • 1 Tbsp
    water, warm (may need more to thin, but thicker is better)
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    confectioners sugar, sifted

How to Make Mom's Raised Doughnuts

About Mom's Raised Doughnuts

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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