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Raised Doughnuts Recipe

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This recipe for Raised Doughnuts, by , is from The Siegel Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dorothy Siegel
Added: Sunday, September 21, 2008


1 cake yeast
1 pint milk, scalded
2 cups sifted flour
4 egg yolks
1 egg
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
grated rind of orange or lemon (optional)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
5 cups flour

Dissolve yeast in scalded milk which has been cooled. Add 2 cups sifted flour. Beat and let stand for 1/2 hour or until light. Beat 4 egg yolks and 1 egg. Add sugar, butter, salt and vanilla. Add to yeast mixture. Add about 5 cups flour. Let stand about 1 hour or until very light. Turn onto floured board; roll to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut and cover and let raise until very light. Lift off with spatula and fry in hot oil.




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