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Plain Doughnuts

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Bread flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream shortening and sugar until well-blended.
Add beaten egg.
Sift 3 cups, of the flour with remaining dry ingredients.
Add to egg * mixture alternately with milk.
Beat well.
Then add 1 cup flour or enough to make a soft dough.
Roll dough 1/4 in. thick on a floured board, cut into desired shapes and fry in deep hot fat at 370° F. until brown and cooked.
Drain on absorbent paper and when cool roll in sugar.
This may easily be done by putting several doughnuts in a paper bag with a little granulated or powdered sugar and by shaking the bag.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Bread

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