Grandma Kelley's Doughnuts

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by gingerkitten D

My great-Grandma was famous in her hometown for these doughnuts...they are good, but not very health-conscious. Feel free to substitute veg. shortening for the'll loose some of the flavor, but then you'll loose some of the cholesterol too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add baking soda to the sour milk.
  2. Mix sugar, shortening, eggs, and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Add sour milk and soda mixture.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder, and nutmeg into the previous ingredients.
  5. Mix until easy to handle.
  6. Roll to about a 1/2 inch thickness (as if for biscuits) then cut with a doughnut cutter.
  7. Add flour as necessary to prevent excessive stickiness.
  8. Fry in deep fat at 350°F until brown on one side.
  9. Turn and brown the other side.
  10. These are good plain, but can be coated with powdered sugar while warm.

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