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Raised Doughnuts

Doughnuts have so many variations! Here is the recipe for Raised Doughnuts! A delicious sack, I love to pick at these at any time of the day! For the kids, you can top these with whipped cream or chocolate sauce! A fried dish, make sure you're careful about how many you eat at a time!
  Yeast 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lukewarm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 1
  Flour 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Confectioner' s sugar glaze 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1) In a bowl, add lukewarm water.
2) Dissolve in yeast and 1 teaspoon sugar and allow to stand till the mix turns bubbly.
3) In a mixing bowl, combine the shortening, remaining sugar and salt.
4) Scald the milk and pour over the shortening mix.
5) Stir to dissolve the shortening.
6) Cool to lukewarm.
7) In a bowl, add the eggs and beat.
8) Add the eggs and yeast into the shortening mix.
9) One cup at a time, stir in the flour.
10) Turn out the dough onto a floured surface.
11) Roll to 1/2-inch thick rectangle.
12) Cut with doughnut cutter.
13) Allow to rise till light.
14) In a skillet, heat oil.
15) Drop the cut dough into the oil and fry till brown.
16) Remove to paper towels and drain.

17) Brush with glaze.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Yeast Dough

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4607 Calories from Fat 1156

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 131 g201.1%

Saturated Fat 35.5 g177.4%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 234.1 mg78%

Sodium 4064.2 mg169.3%

Total Carbohydrates 773 g257.7%

Dietary Fiber 19.3 g77.2%

Sugars 273.9 g

Protein 81 g161.3%

Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 0.05%

Calcium 38.8% Iron 172.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Raised Doughnuts Recipe