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Orange Doughnuts

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1 Packet
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange peel 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Orange juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (warm)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs), sifted (4- 4 1/2)
  Egg 1
Directions

Soften yeast in warm water.
Combine next 5 ingredients.
Add 1 cup flour; beat well.
Beat in softened yeast and egg.
Add enough remaining flour to make soft dough.
Turn out on lightly floured surface; knead till smooth, about 5 to 7 minutes.
Place in greased bowl, turning once to grease surface.
Chill dough thoroughly, about 13 1/2 to 2 hours.
Roll out on lightly floured surface to 1/2 inch thick.
Cut with 2 1/2-inch doughnut cutter.
Let rise till light, about 1 1/4 hours.
Fry in deep hot fat (375°) till browned.
Drain thoroughly; dust with confectioners' sugar.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Orange

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