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New England Buttermilk Doughnuts

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Ingredients
  Sifted flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 3 Tablespoon, melted
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
Directions

1. Sift together the flour, nutmeg, allspice, soda, cream of tartar and salt.
2. Beat the eggs until thick and lemon-colored and gradually beat in the sugar. Add the melted shortening and buttermilk, then add the flour mixture. Mix well, chill and turn out on a well-floured board or pastry cloth.
3. Roll to one-quarter inch thick; cut with a floured cutter.
4. Fry a few at a time in deep hot fat (375° F.) for three minutes or until brown, first on one side and then on the other.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Beating
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Buttermilk
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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