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Raised Doughnuts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marie Hermesch
Added: Wednesday, March 25, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tsp. sugar
1/2 c. lukewarm water
2 pkg. Red Star dry yeast
1/2 c. milk
1 tsp. salt
1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
4 1/4 c. sifted flour
1/2 tsp. mace (nutmeg)
1/4 c. shortening
fat for frying or oil

Glaze:
Blend 2 c. sifted powder sugar, 1/3 c. milk +1 tsp. vanilla. Dip warm doughnuts into glaze. Drain on rack set over waxed paper to catch icing.

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve 2 T. sugar in lukewarm water. Add yeast. Let stand ten minutes. Scald milk. Add salt and 1/2c. sugar to hot milk. Stir well and cool to lukewarm. Add eggs and mix thoroughly. Add half flour which has been sifted with the mace and beat until perfectly smooth. Add shortening, beating vigorously. Add remaining flour and stir to mix thoroughly. Turn onto lightly flour board and knead lightly for 5 minutes. Place in greased bowl. Cover and let rise in warm place until doubling in bulk ( about 1 hour). Roll dough into desired shape. Fry until golden brown at 350

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can top with cinnamon and sugar or icing.

 

 

 

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