|All purpose flour||3 1⁄4 Cup (52 tbs)|
|Active dry yeast||1 Tablespoon (1 Package)|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Shortening/Shortening / cooking oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Fat Frying)|
|Powdered sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
In a large mixer bowl stir together 1 1/2 cups of the flour, the yeast, and the nutmeg, if desired.
In a saucepan heat the milk, sugar, shortening, and salt just till warm (115Â° to 120Â°) and the shortening is almost melted; stir constantly.
Add the heated mixture to the flour mixture.
Add the egg.
Beat with an electric mixer on low speed for 1/2 minute, scraping sides of bowl.
Beat for 3 minutes on high speed.
Using a spoon, stir in enough of the remaining flour to make a soft dough.
Place dough in a greased bowl; turn once to grease the surface.
Cover bowl and refrigerate the dough till well chilled.
Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
Cover; let rest for 10 minutes.
Roll into an 18x12 inch rectangle; cut into 36 3x2 inch rectangles.
Cover; let rest for 30 minutes (dough will not be doubled).
Fry the dough rectangles, 2 or 3 at a time, in deep hot fat (375Â°) about 1 minute or till golden, turning once.
Drain on paper towels.
Sift powdered sugar atop.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 6327 Calories from Fat 4046
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 458 g704.3%
Saturated Fat 117 g585.2%
Trans Fat 57.9 g
Cholesterol 234.1 mg78%
Sodium 1163 mg48.5%
Total Carbohydrates 504 g168.1%
Dietary Fiber 14.6 g58.6%
Sugars 184.9 g
Protein 61 g122.8%
Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 0.2%
Calcium 36.2% Iron 126.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet