Baked Sugar Doughnuts (Bread Machine)

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins




  • Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water.
  • Bring to a boil; cook until tender.
  • Drain, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid; set liquid aside to cool to 70-80 degrees.
  • Mash potatoes; set aside 1 cup to cool to room temperature.
  • (Refrigerate any remaining mashed potatoes for another use).
  • In bread machine pan, place dough ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer, adding reserved cooking liquid and potatoes.
  • Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; some flour may remain on top; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  • When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Knead in an additional 1/4 to 1/2 cup flour if necessary.
  • Roll out to 1/2 inch thickness.
  • Cut with a 2 1/2 inch doughnut cutter.
  • Place on greased baking sheets; cover and let rise until almost doubled, about 25 minutes.
  • Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Combine sugar and cinnamon.
  • Brush warm doughnuts with butter; dip in cinnamon-sugar.
  • Note: Use of the timer feature is not recommended.