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Sweet Potato Doughnuts with Maple Icing (Paula Deen) Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet Potato Doughnuts with Maple Icing (Paula Deen), by , is from The Pember Family Reunion Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cayce Noble
Added: Sunday, March 1, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup sour cream
1 cup cooking mashed sweet potato (about 1 med. potato)
vegetable oil, for frying
maple icing, recipe follows
1 cup finely chopped pecans

Maple Icing:
2 2/3 cups confectioners' sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon maple extract

Directions:
Directions:
In a medium bowl, combing flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. In a large bowl, combine eggs, sour cream, and sweet potato. Gradually add flour mixture, stirring to combine. Turn dough out onto a heavily floured surface. Knead in flour with hands as needed (dough will be sticky). Roll out dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut out dough with 2 1/4-inch round cutter. You may cut out center of doughnuts with 3/4-inch round cutter or roll in to balls to form donut holes. Re-roll dough as needed.

In a Dutch oven, heat vegetable oil over medium heat to 360F. Cook doughnuts, in batches, in hot oil, 2 minutes per side, or until lightly browned. Drain on paper towels. Ice top of donuts with Maple Icing, and sprinkle with chopped pecans (if desired.)

Maple Icing:
In a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and 3 tablespoons milk; stir well. Add additional milk to reach desired consistency. Stir in maple extract.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep: 10 mins. Cook: 10 mins.

 

 

 

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