Sunday, May 10, 2015

Grandma's Best Doughnuts

Grandma's Best Doughnuts

2 Tbsp. butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
3/4 cup buttermilk
3 cups flour 
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. salt
oil for frying
Cinnamon Sugar - 1/2 c. sugar + 2 tsp. cinnamon

1.  In mixer beat together butter and sugar; add the egg; mix well.
2.  In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt. 
3. Add dry ingredients and buttermilk alternately, mixing well.
4.  Turn onto a floured board. Knead for a couple of minutes, adding more flour if dough is too sticky to work. 
5.  Roll to 1/4 inch thick. Cut with doughnut cutter.
6.  Fry in 375 degree oil - just a few at a time - 2 minutes per side.
7. Drain on paper towels. Toss in cinnamon/sugar mixture.

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