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Doughnuts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Trista Lynner

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2/3 c sugar, divided
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 c. Butter, softened
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 3/4 c. Flour, divided
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 c. Milk
Vegetable oil for frying

Directions:
Directions:
In a shallow pan , combine 1/3 cup sugar and cinnamon. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, cream together butter and 1/3 cup sugar. Add eggs and vanilla, blending well. Mix in 1 cup flour, baking powder, and salt, mix well and blend in milk. Add 3/4 cup flour and mix to make soft dough.
Turn onto a floured surface and knead for 2 minutes, until dough is smooth, if dough is sticky add more flour as you knead.
With a rolling pin, roll out the dough to 1/4" thickness on a floured surface. Cut dough with a 2" cookie cutter.
In a heavy skillet, heat 2" of oil over medium heat. Fry doughnuts turning with metal tongs, until puffy and golden. About 2 minutes. Place on paper towel lined plate. Dip both sides into the cinnamon sugar mixture.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Other topping options are powder sugar, sugar or frosting.

 

 

 

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