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Buttermilk Doughnuts Recipe

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This recipe for Buttermilk Doughnuts, by , is from The Whitcher Family Descendants Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Avelina Whitcher Cornoni 1896-1970
Added: Monday, August 25, 2008


3 eggs, beaten
1 cup sugar
2 tsp shortening
3 3/4 cup sifted flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 salt
1/4 cinnamon
1 tsp grated lemon rind
2/3 cup buttermilk

In electric mixer at high speed, beat eggs,sugar and shortening until fluffy.
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, soda and spices.
Stir in lemon rind at low speed. gradually beat buttermilk into egg mixture in mixing bowl.
Add flour mixture.
Gradually beat untill blended.
Cover bowl and chill for 1 hour.
Roll dough out 1/2 inch thick on a well floured board.
Cut with doughnut cutter.

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This may not be the exact receipe she used but it's looks like it has all the right ingredients.
- Sharon Heath




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