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Feisty Sugar And Cinnamon Doughnut Holes

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, melted and cooled to room temperature
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Juice of lemon 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Peanut oil 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Mix together ½ cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a small shallow dish and set aside. In a medium mixing bowl, mix 1 ¾ cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, ¼ teaspoon baking soda, ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon salt, and 1/2 cup sugar. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, mix 2 tablespoons melted butter with 1 well-beaten egg and 1/3 cup buttermilk (or substitute). Stir or whisk until smooth. Gently stir in dry ingredients to form a soft dough. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. (You may refrigerate the dough overnight.) When ready to fry doughnut holes, heat 1-inch of peanut oil in a heavy pot to 325 degrees (F). While the oil is heating, form your doughnut holes. This dough should make 48 average-sized doughnut holes. To insure that you get 48 equally-sized balls, divide the dough with a knife into 4 equal parts, and then cut each part into 12 equal pieces. Roll the pieces into round balls. Frying batches of doughnut holes at a time, drop formed doughnut holes into hot oil. Fry about 1 to 2 minutes, or until golden on one side, and then turn and fry the other side about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from oil and drain on a tray that has paper toweling. When drained, immediately place fried doughnut holes in the shallow dish containing sugar-cinnamon mixture. Turn several times to coat thoroughly. These doughnut holes are best served warm, but you may serve them at room temperature, also. They are a delightful treat on Mother's Day or any time of the year! Enjoy!!! --Betty
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Fried
Occasion: 
Mother's Day
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cinnamon
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4
What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than the sugar coated cinnamon flavored doughnuts? Betty demonstrates how to make the perfect doughnuts that might take little bit time to make, but are nevertheless, a great way to show off your culinary skills. So get into the groove, tune into the video and get making fresh homemade doughnuts.

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