Plain Cake Doughnuts

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

  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.