Sunday, March 1, 2009

Doughnut Recipe from a Blogger

2 cups milk
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 T salt
1 cup mashed potatoes
1 1/2 T yeast 1/2 cup warm water
3 eggs
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
8-9 cups flour

Scald milk. Add sugar, salt, shortening, and potatoes. Cool to lukewarm. Soften yeast in water; add to milk mixture with eggs and nutmeg. Add flour, enough to make a workable dough. Knead and let rise double. Punch down and roll to 1/2 in. thickness and cut. Place on floured board and let rise again. Fry in deep fat.

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