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Pioneer Doughnuts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carole Inglish
Added: Friday, July 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 1/2 c flour
2 t baking soda
1 t salt
1 1/2 t nutmeg
2 c buttermilk
2 large eggs, beaten
1 1/4 c granulated sugar
6 T butter, melted
oil for frying

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together dry ingredients. In another large bowl, whisk together buttermilk, eggs, and sugar. Add melted butter to liquid and whisk again. Add dry ingredients and gently stir with a spoon--do not use electric mixer.
Let dough rest 5 mins before handling--it will be sticky.
Roll out dough to 1/4 - 3/8" thick. Cut out doughnuts and fry in hot oil. When they start to crack on top, turn.
Drain on paper towel. While warm, they may be rolled in sugar, cinnamon, or both.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 doz.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom used to make doughnuts, but we couldn't find her recipe. This one is reportedly Brigham Young's favorite recipe.

 

 

 

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