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Raised Doughnuts Recipe

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Carol Speer
Added: Friday, January 12, 2007


1 cake yeast
1/3 cup water
1 1/4 cups milk
1 1/2 cups flour
Warm milk until lukewarm Soak yeast in water. Combine these two and add flour. Let rise.
4 tbsp. shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. nutmeg (I leave the nutmeg out, some people don't like it in them)

Cream shortening and sugar. Add beaten egg and the rest of the ingredients. Combine two mixtures and add enough flour to make a dough. Let rise until double. Roll and cut; let rise again. Fry in hot fat, then glaze in the following.
Glaze for Doughnuts
3/4 lb. powdered sugar
3 tbsp. coffee (brewed)
2 tsp. vanilla
2 tbsp. butter
Mix and add enough cream to make a mixture that will pour. Dip doughnuts into glaze while they are hot.




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