Applejack Donuts

Recipe by breezermom
READY IN: 40mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat the shortening and brown sugar at medium speed of an electric mixer until blended.
  • Add the applesauce and egg; beat well.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon.
  • Add to the shortening mixture. Beat well.
  • Roll the dough to 1/2 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
  • Cut the dough with a floured 2-1/2 inch doughnut cutter.
  • Pour the oil to a depth of 2 inches in a large Dutch oven.
  • Heat oil to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Drop in 3 to 4 doughnuts at a time.
  • Cook 1-1/2 minutes on each side.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Combine 1/2 cup sugar and 2 teaspoons of cinnamon.
  • Roll the doughnuts in cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • Cool on wire racks.
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