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Plain Doughnuts

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  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

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2850 Calories from Fat 576

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g99.1%

Saturated Fat 20.4 g101.9%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 270.3 mg90.1%

Sodium 3685.3 mg153.6%

Total Carbohydrates 509 g169.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.6 g42.2%

Sugars 213.7 g

Protein 62 g123.2%

Vitamin A 9.7% Vitamin C 0.14%

Calcium 183.3% Iron 39%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Plain Doughnuts Recipe