Old Fashioned Potato Doughnuts
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Cooked mashed potatoes||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Vegetable oil||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Cream shortening and 1 cup sugar; add egg and beat well.
Stir in milk and potatoes.
Combine next 5 ingredients; add to potato mixture, stirring well.
Place dough on a lightly floured surface; knead lightly.
Roll out to 1/2-inch thickness.
Cut with a floured 2 1/2-inch doughnut cutter.
Heat 3 to 4 inches of oil to 375°; drop in 3 to 4 doughnuts at a time.
Cook about 1 minute on each side or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.
Combine 1 cup sugar and 1 1/2 tea spoons cinnamon; sprinkle over doughnuts.