|Lukewarm milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dry yeast||1 Ounce (2 Packages)|
|Lukewarm water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
Combine milk, sugar and salt.
Soften yeast in lukewarm water; let stand for 5 minutes.
Add to milk mixture; add the eggs, shortening and flour.
Beat at low speed 1-2 minutes; then at high speed 3 minutes.
Change to dough hook; add 2 cups flour.
Knead for 8-10 minutes to make soft dough.
Let rise in greased bowl until double; punch down, shape into ball and let rest 15 minutes.
Roll 1/3" thick, cut with doughnut cutter.
Let rise on board, uncovered, until light.
Deep fry at 375° turning as they rise to top surface and show color.