Old Fashioned Donuts

Photo by Latasha M.

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    Tbsp. butter, softened

  • 1 1/2

    c. sugar, divided

  • 3

    eggs

  • 4

    c. all-purpose flour

  • 1

    Tbsp. baking powder

  • 3

    tsp. cinnamon, divided

  • 1/2

    tsp. salt

  • 1/8

    tsp. nutmeg

  • 3/4

    c. 2% milk

  • oil for deep frying

  • Optional Toppings...

  • Cider Glaze:

  • 2

    Tbsp. apple cider

  • 1

    Tbsp. cream

  • 1

    c. powdered sugar

  • Mix.

  • Maple Glaze:

  • 1

    c. powdered sugar

  • 3-4

    Tbsp. maple syrup

  • Mix.

  • Fruit Topping:

  • 2

    Tbsp. fruit jam

  • 1

    c. powdered sugar

  • 2

    tsp. milk

  • Mix.

Directions

In a large bowl, beat butter and 1 c. sugar until crumbly, about 2 minutes. Add eggs. Combine the flour, baking powder, 1 tsp. cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg.Add to butter mixture alternately with the milk, beating well after each addition. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Turn onto a heavily floured surface; pat dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with a 3" donut cutter. (Or use a cookie cutter and a water bottle lid for the hole.) Fry donuts a few at a time to golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Combine the remaining sugar and cinnamon; roll warm donuts in mixture.

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