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Frosted Chocolate Doughnuts

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Ingredients
  Egg 1
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mashed potatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Potatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), mashed
  Flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Oil/Shortening 4 Cup (64 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
For chocolate frosting
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened chocolate 1 Ounce
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Sifted powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Boiling water 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

In a large mixer bowl, beat egg until light Beat in sugar.
Melt chocolate and butter or margarine together.
Add to egg mixture.
Stir in potatoes.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt Add milk alternately with flour mixture.
Refrigerate 1 hour.
Preheat oil or shortening in deep-fryer or mini deep-fryer according to manufacturer's directions.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough about 3/8 inch thick.
Cut with floured doughnut cutter.
Fry in hot oil or shortening about 2 minutes or until crusty brown.
Drain and cool.
Prepare Chocolate Frosting.
Spread on doughnuts.
Chocolate Frosting: In a medium saucepan, melt butter or margarine and chocolate.
Beat in powdered sugar, boiling water and vanilla.
Mix well.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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