Raised Glazed Doughnuts

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Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep
2 hrs
Cook
15 mins

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. FOR BREAD MACHINE:.
  2. Place all ingredients into bread machine and press "dough".
  3. Dough will rise very high and push up top of the machine. Do not be alarmed.
  4. BY HAND:.
  5. Mix 2 cups flour,1/2 cup sugar, salt, and yeast in a large bowl.
  6. Add milk, shortening, and eggs.
  7. Beat on low for one minute, scraping bowl frequently.
  8. Beat on medium for one minute, scraping bowl frequently.
  9. Stir in remaining flour until smooth.
  10. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 50-60 minutes or until double.
  11. (Dough is ready if indentations remain when touched.).
  12. Turn dough onto generously floured surface.
  13. Roll around lightly to coat with flour.
  14. Flatten dough with hands or rolling pin to 1/2 inch thickness.
  15. Cut with floured doughnut cutter.
  16. Push scraps together and gently knead 2 or 3 times.
  17. Flatten dough to 1/2-inch thickness.
  18. Cut with floured doughnut cutter.
  19. Cover doughnutes and let rise 30-40 minutes or until double.
  20. Heat oil 1 1/2-2 inches deep in Dutch oven to 350°F.
  21. Slide doughnuts into hot oil with wide spatula.
  22. Fry about 1 minute on each side or until golden brown.
  23. Remove carefully from oil. (Do not prick surface.).
  24. Drain on paper towels.
  25. Roll or shake in sugar, or dip the tops of doughnuts in glaze.
  26. TO MAKE GLAZE:.
  27. Combine all glaze ingredients in a bowl with a fork.
  28. If the glaze is too thin, add more confectioners' sugar.
  29. If it is too thick, add more milk.