Molasses Doughnuts from Dot's Recipes

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Aroostook

These are rich and spicy flavored doughnuts. This is Dot's recipe and she has made a few of these. She's 98!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Oil needs to be approximately 4 inches deep.
  2. Use fryer or cast iron Dutch oven.
  3. Mix egg, sugar and butter.
  4. Add molasses and stir.
  5. Add flour and spices.
  6. Stir baking soda into sour milk and add to dough.
  7. Mix in gently and refrigerate for at least two hours.
  8. Turn chilled dough out on floured surface and roll out to ½ inch thickness.
  9. Cut out with doughnut cutter and fry, turning once (Do about 4 at a time).
  10. Drain on paper toweling.
  11. Makes 12 doughnuts and 12 doughnut holes.
  12. Roll in cinnamon sugar if you like.

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