Classic Fasnacht Donuts
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Active dry yeast||1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Sifted flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Vegetable shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sifted flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Vegetable shortening||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)|
Heat milk slightly and add yeast to dissolve.
Add the 1 1/2 cups flour and beat until smooth.
Cover and let rise until double, 2 hours.
Cream the 1/4 cup vegetable shortening, salt, and sugar.
Beat in egg; stir into yeast mixture.
Add remaining 2 cups flour and mix thoroughly.
Place in greased bowl; turn once to grease surface.
Let rise again until double.
Roll on lightly floured surface to 3/8 inch thickness.
Cut with floured doughnut cutter.
Let rise 45 minutes.
Fry in deep vegetable shortening heated to 375° for 3 to 5 minutes.
Drain on paper toweling.
While still warm, roll in additional sugar or glaze with Confectioners Sugar Glaze.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2830 Calories from Fat 965
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 109 g167.9%
Saturated Fat 29.5 g147.7%
Trans Fat 12.1 g
Cholesterol 234.1 mg78%
Sodium 2114.3 mg88.1%
Total Carbohydrates 399 g132.9%
Dietary Fiber 13.3 g53.2%
Sugars 63.4 g
Protein 61 g122.9%
Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 0.04%
Calcium 35.5% Iron 125.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet