Spicy Baking Powder Doughnuts
|Flour||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), sifted|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cooking oil/Shortening||2 Tablespoon|
|Buttermilk/Sour milk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Shortening/Cooking oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Fat Frying)|
|Superfine sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), mixed|
Sift flour with salt, baking powder, soda, and spices and set aside.
In a large mixer bowl, beat eggs, sugar, and oil at medium speed; add buttermilk.
Add dry ingredients all at once and beat just until smooth.
Cover and chill 1 hour.
Meanwhile, begin heating fat in a deep fat fryer; insert deep fat thermometer.
Roll dough 1/2" thick on a lightly floured surface and cut with a doughnut cutter; reroll and cut scraps.
When fat reaches 375° F slide 4 doughnuts into fat.
Fry doughnuts 2-3 minutes until brown all over, using tongs to turn.
Drain on paper toweling; roll in topping while still warm or dip in Easy White Icing.