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Olivia's Overnight Raised Doughnuts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruby Pinter
Added: Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup lukewarm milk
3 eggs
1/2 cup melted shortening, cooled to lukewarm
1 cake or envelope yeast
3 1/2 - 4 cups flour
1 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve yeast in lukewarm milk. Combine all ingredients, adding flour gradually to make a soft dough. Turn out on floured board and knead lightly. Put back in greased bowl and refrigerate overnight. Roll to 1/4" thickness on floured board. Cut out doughnuts with floured cutter. Place on lightly floured cookie sheet to raise for 40 minutes.
Fry in hot deep fat until golden brown on each side. To glaze, add small amount of hot water to a small bowl of powdered sugar until creamy consistency. Dip warm doughnut into glaze and place on waxed paper.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 - 4 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1/2 hour at night, 1 hour in morning
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Be sure the milk and melted shortening are not too hot or it will kill the yeast.

 

 

 

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