Old fashioned raised doughnuts

1
Cindy Rice

By
@Syndilou

Was actually looking for a great cake recipe that was different, when I stumbled across this raised doughnut recipe.. I loved raised doughnuts.. But had never made any..so thought I'd fix it a whirl..I doubled the recipe..and got about3 dozen ..portions and sizes were a lot smaller back in the day..also; I rolled them in a cinnamon/sugar mix. (As some of you know, my confectioners sugar had gone stale, or I'd've made a glaze for some of them..will also put a lot more nutmeg in the next time I make them..

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Serves:
24
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup
    milk
  • 1/3 cup
    sugar
  • 1tsp
    salt
  • 1package
    granular or compressed yeast
  • 1/4 cup
    water
  • 4 1/4 cup
    flour - sifted
  • 1tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup
    soft shortening
  • 2
    eggs

How to Make Old fashioned raised doughnuts

Step-by-Step

  1. Scald milk.add sugar and salt. Cool to lukewarm.
  2. Sprinkle yeast over warm water; or crumble compressed yeast into lukewarm (85°) water. Stir til dissolved.
  3. Add milk mixture, 2 cups flour,and nutmeg.beat well.
  4. Stir in shortening, then eggs.
  5. Add remaining flour, kneading in last portion on lightly floured surface.
  6. Place in greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Let rise in warm place until doubled.
  7. Turn out in lightly floured board. Roll dough 1/3" thick; cut.
  8. Remove trimmings and form into ball. When doubled, roll out and cut.
  9. Let cut doughnuts rise til very light (30-40 minutes). Leave uncovered so crust will form. Pick up on floured wide spatula and ease into deep hot fat (375°). Fry until golden brown, turning once. Drain. Makes 2 dozen..

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About Old fashioned raised doughnuts

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Wheat Free, Soy Free




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