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Butter milk Donuts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Forget

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 + 1/3 cups gold medal flour
1 cup sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
2 tbsp. Shortening
2 eggs
3/4 cup butter milk

Directions:
Directions:
Heat or fat (3 - 4 inches) to 375 F. in deep fryer or kettle.

Measure 1 + 1/2 cups flour and the remaining ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
Blend 1/2 minute on low speed, scraping bowl constantly.
Beat 3 + 1/2 minutes on medium speed, scraping the bowl occasionally.
Stir in the remaining flour.

Turn dough into well-floured cloth covered board; roll around lightly to cover with flour. Gently roll dough 3/8 inch thick. Cut with floured doughnut cutter. Slide doughnuts into hot fat. Turn them as they rise to the surface. Fry 2-3 minutes or until golden brown on both sides. Carefully remove from fat. Do not prick the surface. Drain. Serve plain, sugared or frosted.






Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Deep fat frying tips. The right temperature of fat is so important for tender, light doughnuts. If too hot, doughnuts drown before they cook through; if too cool, they become grease-soaked.
To test temperature without a thermometer, drop a bread cube into the fat. At 375 F., it should Brown in 60 seconds.

 

 

 

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