|Scalded milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Flour||4 Cup (64 tbs), sifted|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Shortening||2 Tablespoon, melted|
|Yeast package||1 (Dissolved In 1/4 Cup Warm Water)|
Cool milk to lukewarm & mix with sugar, melted shortening & salt.
Mix in yeast water.
Mix in 1 1/2 cups flour, then set aside in a warm place to rise & become light.
Add nutmeg, egg, & enough of rest of flour to make a soft dough.
Knead on floured board; cover & let rise.
Toss on board; roll out to about 3/4" thickness.
Cut to doughnut shape & let rise again.
Fry in deep hot fat (365 degrees).
Start with raised side down, then turn.
Cook to a golden brown.
Drain on paper towels; sugar while still warm.