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Old Fashioned Potato Doughnuts

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Ingredients
  Shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  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
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Drink: 
Alcohol
Servings: 
2

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