Granny’s doughnuts

INGREDIENTS :

  • – 1 cup sugar
  • – 1 tsp nutmeg
  • – 1 tsp baking soda
  • – 1/2 tsp salt
  • – 2 eggs
  • – 1 tablesppoon shortening
  • – 1 cup sour milk
  • – 6 cups flour
  • – Original recipe makes 1 Servings

PREPARATION :

Mix the sugar, nutmeg, soda, salt, eggs, milk and shortening. Add enough flour to spread the dough on a floured surface and cut with a doughnut cutter. Be sure to heat the shortening to 375°F and then place the doughnuts in it, turning them several times. Drain on soft, crumpled paper. Use either powdered or granulated sugar and/or cinnamon to cool and sprinkle, or sprinkle with icing (see below) if desired. Repeat with doughnuts in the center.

Note: add 1 Tbsp vinegar to 1 cup fresh to get milk soured.

White Doughnut Glaze;

  • – 2 cups of powdered sugar
  • – 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • – 4 to 6 Tbsp of milk

Mix the powdered sugar, vanilla and milk with a fork until the desired consistency. You can thicken with powdered sugar or dilute with milk as desired.

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