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Here are a couple of recipes for homemade doughnuts.  Remember the mouthwatering activity of making doughnuts with grandma or mom on long winter evenings?  Now you can do the same with your family!  Gather the kids in the kitchen and let them see that all doughnuts do not come from a doughtnut shop or the grocery store deli.  Making donuts is a perfect way to involve the whole family and make some special family memories.


1 cup milk

1 pkg dry yeast

1/2 cup lukewarm water

1 tsp sugar

1/4 cup shortening

1/4 cup sugar

1 egg, well beaten

1 tsp salt

3 1/2 cups flour

Scald one cup milk and cool to lukewarm.

Dissovle yeast in bowl in lukewarm water and 1 tsp sugar. When foamy, add to cooled milk. Stir in shortening, 1/4 cup sugar, egg, and salt. Beat in flour. On floured board, knead until smooth. Place in a greased bowl, let rise to doubled. Punch down and let rise until doubled again. Roll dough 1/2" thick and cut with a doughnut cutter. Cover and let rise until light and fluffy. Fry in deep hot fat. Glaze with a water and sugar mixture. Note:  You can also frost and decorate with colorful sprinkles, if desired.


1 cup sugar

2 eggs, beaten

1/2 cup sour milk

1 tsp soda

1/2 cup sweet milk

1 tsp baking powder

2 tbsp melted lard or shortening

1 tsp vanilla

pinch of salt


Mix sugar and eggs together.

Add sour milk and soda mixed in milk. Add sweet milk and melted lard. And vanilla and flour with salt and baking powder mixed into the flour. Use enough flour to make a dough stiff enough to roll and cut donuts with a donut cutter. Makes 30.

Note: Sour milk is buttermilk; sweet milk is regular milk



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