Buttermilk Doughnuts Donuts

READY IN: 2hrs




  • Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl; let stand 5 minutes.
  • Add buttermilk, shortening, sugar and 1 1/2 cup flour, baking powder and salt; mix well.
  • Add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  • Turn dough onto a floured surface and knead several times.
  • Roll dough to 1/2 inch thick and cut with a 2 1/2 inch doughnut cutter.
  • Place doughnuts on lightly floured surface, cover and let rise 45 minutes or until double in bulk.
  • Heat 2-3 inches of oil to 375°F.
  • (I use my Fry Daddy) Drop in 4 or 5 doughnuts at a time.
  • Cook about 2 minutes or until lightly golden in color, turning once.
  • Drain well on paper towels.
  • Combine 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar with 1/4 cup milk, stir until smooth.
  • Dip each doughnut in glaze while still warm; allow excess glaze to drip off.
  • Cool on wire rack or serve warm.