by Joyce Kohl

Plain Cake Doughnuts Source: Go Inside™
Eat plain or frost with your favorite frosting recipes
Servings: 1 Dozen Ingredients:
Cut size determines number of doughnuts.

 

Double or triple the recipe for more.

2 cups white flour

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon salt

3 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

dash of grated nutmeg

2 tablespoons melted butter

1/2 cup milk

1 whole egg, beaten

vegetable oil

Directions:
  1. Sift dry ingredients together, then add butter. Add milk to the beaten egg and pour into first mixture.
  1. Knead the mixture lightly, then roll or pat on a well-floured board or pastry sheet. Roll to 1/4 inch thick and cut out doughnuts with a doughnut cutter.
  1. Fry doughnuts in 3-4 inches of oil which has been preheated to around 360 degrees. Cook only a few at a time, turning often until evenly browned on both sides. Drain on a rack over a cookie sheet or on paper toweling.
  1. To coat with plain sugar and cinnamon, put the sugar mixture in a paper bag and shake a few doughnuts in it at a time. Doughnuts may also be frosted.

 

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