Buttermilk Doughnuts Donuts

Total Time
2hrs
Prep
1 hr 30 mins
Cook
30 mins

I got this recipe when I was a teenager and have been making it ever since. Anytime my nephews and nieces spend the night, they request these. They take some time but they sure are worth it!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl; let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Add buttermilk, shortening, sugar and 1 1/2 cup flour, baking powder and salt; mix well.
  3. Add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  4. Turn dough onto a floured surface and knead several times.
  5. Roll dough to 1/2 inch thick and cut with a 2 1/2 inch doughnut cutter.
  6. Place doughnuts on lightly floured surface, cover and let rise 45 minutes or until double in bulk.
  7. Heat 2-3 inches of oil to 375°F.
  8. (I use my Fry Daddy) Drop in 4 or 5 doughnuts at a time.
  9. Cook about 2 minutes or until lightly golden in color, turning once.
  10. Drain well on paper towels.
  11. Combine 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar with 1/4 cup milk, stir until smooth.
  12. Dip each doughnut in glaze while still warm; allow excess glaze to drip off.
  13. Cool on wire rack or serve warm.