Chocolate Potato Doughnuts

"Love chocolate doughnuts. These freeze well if you'd like to keep extra on hand."
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Ready In:
24 doughnuts




  • Stir sugar, butter and potatoes into eggs and beat until creamy.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cocoa together.
  • Alternately add milk and flour to egg mixture.
  • Chill well for 2+ hours (overnight even).
  • Roll 1/2 inch thick (*It is best to roll small amounts at a time and keep dough chilled as much as possible. Or you can roll, cut and return doughnut to fridge to keep chilled before frying. It makes it easier to handle).
  • Cut out.
  • Fry in hot fat (365 F) 3 minutes turning once.

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  1. These doughnuts were light in texture, and did NOT have a heavy oil taste I iced half with vanilla the remianing with chocolate. Nice to know that they freeze well as it was more than the 24 (maybe the size of my cutter). Next time I will half the recipe. My family very much enjoyed them as did I.


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