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French Market Doughnuts

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French Market Doughnuts is one of the most relished snacks in our family cookbook. These doughnuts are a great option to satisfy those sweet cravings. Prepared with evaporated milk, this recipe does require a little effort, but the final result is definitely worth it!!
Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Evaporated milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Lukewarm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Sifted flour 7 Cup (112 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioner' s sugar 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease a bowl.

MAKING
2) In a mixing bowl, combine shortening, sugar, and salt.
3) Add in boiling water, stirring till the shortening melts.
4) Add in the milk and cool to lukewarm.
5) In a bowl, add the yeast in lukewarm water.
6) In a bowl, add the eggs and beat well.
7) Add the eggs, yeast, and 4 cups flour to the milk mix.
8) Beat till smooth, slowly working in the remaining flour.
9) Turn the dough onto a lightly floured board.
10) Knead well till a smooth dough.
11) Place in the greased bowl and cover.
12) Chill for 2 hours, or up to 5 days.
13) Taking 1/4 of the dough at a time, roll to 1/16-inch thick rectangle.
14) Cut in small squares or triangles.
15) Allow to rise till light.
16) In a skillet, heat deep oil.
17) Fry the cut dough and fry till brown.

SERVING
18) Coat with confectioners' sugar and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Deep Fried
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Evaporated Milk
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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