Molasses Doughnuts

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Recipe by mollypaul

A sweet treat from the New England chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947. Cooking time approximate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift dry ingredients together very well.
  2. Beat egg; add molasses, sour milk and melted butter and mix well.
  3. Add dry ingredients and blend thoroughly.
  4. Preheat oil to 370F in a large saucepan or stockpot.
  5. Roll dough out on a floured board to 1/4" thickness.
  6. Cut with a floured doughnut cutter.
  7. Fry until brown, turn and brown on other side.
  8. Drain on paper towels and dust with sugar or confectioners' sugar, if desired.

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